Return to Center Parcs
Sep13

Return to Center Parcs

We love a holiday to Center Parcs (we always go to Longleat as it’s not too far away). I’m not sure how many times we’ve been, but it’s probably at least eight or nine, going right back to when my eldest was a toddler and I was pregnant with my younger son. But it’s been over three years since we last went. We made our return to Center Parcs recently with my whole family for my mum’s 70th birthday....

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How much do we spend on holiday?
Aug25

How much do we spend on holiday?

Holidaying self-catering in the UK, it’s easy to think we don’t spend much on holiday. Because we’re just living in a house, like we do at home, right? So this year, as an experiment, a bit of fun and a lesson for the kids on how much everything costs, my husband decided to try to live to a budget on our holiday to Padstow of £100 a day. He took the cash out of the bank, so he could see exactly how much he was...

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Center Parcs
Oct21

Center Parcs

Center Parcs is one of my favourite places in the world. It’s like a whole different world, but it’s not very far from the real world. Travelling and our family don’t get on that well, so what could be better than a holiday destination which is one hour and 20 minutes from home? A Center Parcs holiday is so relaxing, yet also so active – if you choose it to be. There are no cars on site, so everyone cycles and...

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Disneyland Paris
Nov08

Disneyland Paris

We’ve been to Disneyland Paris five times. My lucky eldest child went three times in very quick succession. We were enchanted by the magic (as Disney would no doubt say) when he was 15 months old, so we went back just before his 2nd birthday, when I was pregnant. A year later, just before his 3rd birthday, we went back with his baby brother, aged eight months. We love Disneyland Paris. I think only the most hardened cynic...

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