Yesterday saw me sobbing down the phone uttering the phrase. But it’s Christmas… The season of goodwill, family, friends and love.  A chance to catch up with loved ones, both near and far.  And for us?  The start of a holiday of a lifetime. Way back when in January my… View Post

It’s a long standing joke with all of our friends that my husband is Mr Organised, particularly when it comes to holidays. We have all of our holidays planned out for 2018.  I mean with two small boys, although our attitude to travel has changed, our desire to has never… View Post

Staycations have never really appealed to me. I mean, why would I go and stay in a hotel in the city that I live in when I have a perfectly good house, a valid passport and a thirst to go and see the world?  Even if that city is Doha,… View Post

This time next month we will have boarded a plane, and then another plane, and then a boat.  And of course it will also be Christmas Eve. Yep, this Christmas we’re off on a cruise round the Caribbean. After a trip on the Azura last January which completely changed my perspective… View Post

This summer we went on a lot of days out in the UK. A lot.  We went to the Tramway Museum, the Black Country Museum, the National Forest Adventure Farm, Chatsworth House, Calke Abbey.  To name but a few. Each week saw us try somewhere new during our 12 weeks… View Post