Out & About

Out and About is where you’ll find all our travel related posts. From holidays in the UK and abroad, to wanderlust lists of amazing destinations! Also day trips and accommodation reviews!

Travel: 4 tips for a smoother Holiday

Sometimes a week or two of sea and sand is just what the doctor ordered. After working hard all year, some downtime to switch off, relax and just have fun can benefit our lives in so many ways. However as fun and exciting as holidays can be, they can also be stressful. They take time to plan and there’s a…

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Travel: Four areas in London not to miss

London is at the top of many people’s bucket list as one of their most desired city destinations to visit.  London is an incredible place to visit as there’s always something going on at any time of the year but there’s so much more to experience than a bright red phone box, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.  Indeed,…

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World of Dinosaurs at Paradise Wildlife Park

We were so lucky to be invited to Paradise Wildlife Park on Saturday for the grand opening of their new attraction, the World of Dinosaurs. Now we’d not been to PWP before, nor any specific dinosaur experience so we really didn’t know what to expect. Our day was absolutely wonderful from start to finish, the kids loved it and we…

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Travel: Caalm Camp Glamping in Dorset

I don’t think there are many mums who woke up on Mother’s Day in a yurt, but I was one of them as we had a weekend away in Dorset last week. There is a lovely peaceful atmosphere at Caalm Camp, a campsite with six large circular yurts, all built in a traditional Mongolian style, and I should say ‘glampsite’…

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Travel: Four Of The Most Instagrammable Holiday Hotspots

Rightly or wrongly, the world we live in is cosmetic. The things we do, we often do to show off. It’s one of the reasons Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are market leaders today. And you know what? There’s nothing wrong with a bit of peacocking now and again. Sure, too much of it is indulgent and a little self-centred. But…

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Travel: Destinations all Booklovers Should Visit

Credit Literature is full of gorgeous locations, from ranging moors to beautiful buildings and architecture. The best books describe these destinations so well that you can see them in your mind, losing yourself as you read. Leaving your own four walls behind and living for a little while in these stunning places. Sometimes, these words are from another world. Far…

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Travel: Iconic Movie Set Locations

If you consider yourself a lover of film and TV then there’s no better holiday idea than to visit the set of your favourite movie or show. Films are shot all over the world and many of these famous sets are turned into lucrative tourist attractions that gather plenty of people from all over the world. For true die-hard fans…

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Wanderlust – What to do in Costa Rica

I have never visited America, neither Central, North or South, but there are a few destinations in each that I’d absolutely love to visit! In Central America the top of my list is Costa Rica- partly because it has earned the title of ‘The happiest country in the world’ but also because the landscape is beautiful and nothing like we get here…

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