Finding a holiday for three teenagers
Aug05

Finding a holiday for three teenagers

It’s not easy finding the right holiday to suit three teenagers. Three teenagers with very different tastes and interests. If you’re the parent of a younger child, I can almost hear you shouting at my blog: ‘Just book it! Don’t consult them!’. Which works fine with a 4-year-old or a 7-year-old, but not so much with a 15-year-old (and his brother and sister). We do like European city breaks and have been...

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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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