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: 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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Travel: 5 top tips for the perfect UK family holiday

Planning a family holiday can be a daunting task, whether you have a baby, toddler or school age child in tow. From packing all the right things to finding a low stress way to travel, to choosing a destination that offers just the right balance of family fun and relaxation, there’s a lot to organise. To achieve a successful trip, you’d…

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Wanderlust: European Road Trips

Whenever Sam goes on holiday I tend to start thinking about being on holiday too, mostly out of jealousy at all the amazing pictures he’s been sending me from the alps where he’s snowboarding. In a couple of years we’re going to try and do another family ski-holiday when the kids are old enough to go into ski-school, and probably…

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Wanderlust: South of France

I’ve been to France a few times, to Paris, a few towns on the north coast on school exchange trips and also to the Alps in the winter for a snow holiday. But so far I’ve never managed to make it to the south of France, home of beautiful beaches, stunning landscapes and the gorgeous blue seas- all things that…

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Travel: Loch Ness Cruise, Urquhart Castle and Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness

We started off our morning after a hot cup of tea sat on the decking overlooking the gorgeous views talking about our night the night before, where we managed to stay up till gone 1am drinking rosé and playing Cards Against Humanity…  then it was time for a gorgeous cooked breakfast thanks to Laura and we were ready to hit…

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Travel: Eagle Brae, Scottish Highlands

There is nothing quite like the peacefulness and sense of calm that washes over you the further you head into the Scottish Highlands, the air feels different, the light is different and it is just wonderful. I spent part of last week staying in the luxurious Aquila, one of the traditional log cabins at Eagle Brae. Now when I say…

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