Review: All New Kia Sportage

We spent a week of our Easter holidays in Wales, via a day and night in Gloucester, and we were lucky enough to have been given a Kia Sportage for the week to put it to the test; both on winding Welsh roads and motorway driving to see how it fared as a family car for a week away. The…

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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: 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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