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Stoupa Holidays – a Family Beach Holiday in Stoupa Greece

Stoupa Holidays – a Family Beach Holiday in Stoupa Greece

Stoupa holidays – a family beach holiday in Stoupa Greece.  We visit Stoupa Greece every year and stay at Villa Serendipity, it’s a large village on the Mani Peninsula, in the Peloponnese. It’s part of mainland Greece, about three and a half hours South of […]

Flying Long Haul with Kids on Virgin Atlantic Airlines

Flying Long Haul with Kids on Virgin Atlantic Airlines

We recently flew long haul with the kids to Disney World with Virgin Atlantic from Manchester in the UK to Orlando in Florida.  We usually fly with Easyjet to Greece, so it was a real treat for us. Activity Pack As we went through the boarding gate, […]

Top 10 Places to Visit on a Trip to Denver, Colorado

Top 10 Places to Visit on a Trip to Denver, Colorado

The Top 10 Places to Visit on a Trip to Denver, Colorado was written by Heather Behrends of Made In A Pinch, a family lifestyle blog dedicated to helping parents bring family life from chaos to calm with practical tips and simple recipes. Heather lives […]

Glamping Yorkshire – 10 Quirky Places to Stay in Yorkshire

Glamping Yorkshire – 10 Quirky Places to Stay in Yorkshire

Glamping Yorkshire – there are some fantastic places for glamping in Yorkshire.  You can choose to stay in log cabins, geodomes, Hobbit hides, safari lodges or gypsy caravans.  From luxury glamping with hot tubs to more rustic yurt holidays. So many places to treat yourself […]

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2019

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2019

Family Friendly Festivals – Looking for fab family festivals in the UK in 2019?  Have a look at our list of some of the best child friendly and family music festivals.  If you have any you would like to add, please drop me an email […]

Family Friendly Festivals in Yorkshire 2019

Family Friendly Festivals in Yorkshire 2019

Yorkshire Festivals 2019 – Now, we visited our first festival last year and had a great time, so I wanted to have a look what was available in 2019! Family Friendly Festivals 2019 In the process of compiling this post, it strikes me that I really […]

What Food is Included on the Independence of the Seas?

What Food is Included on the Independence of the Seas?

What food is included on board Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas? – There are a multitude of food options on board Independence of the Seas, some are included in the cruise price and some you need to pay extra for. It’s always nice to […]

Disney Dining Plan – What’s Included and is it Worth It?

Disney Dining Plan – What’s Included and is it Worth It?

The Disney Dining Plan – is it worth it? It’s a bit of a tricky question but you can work out whether it is worth it for your trip. To start with, at various points in the year you can book Disney accommodation and receive […]

Shrek the Musical comes to Leeds!

Shrek the Musical comes to Leeds!

Shrek the Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre – You may have picked up from previous posts that we are very much a House of Mouse family with regards our film watching proclivities – the joys of kids who, given the chance, would take the […]

Stately Homes in Yorkshire with Beautiful Gardens

Stately Homes in Yorkshire with Beautiful Gardens

Stately Homes in Yorkshire – Yorkshire has some truly magnificent stately homes with completely stunning gardens.  Here are some of my favourites: Beningbrough Hall Beningbrough Hall near York was built in the 18th century, and has been shaped by its numerous occupants.  It was built […]