Tag: travel

Venice Vacation, Travel with Children.

Why a Venice vacation? Celebrating New Years Eve as your children grow older becomes less about finding tickets for outrageous parties, clubs, gigs and ore about finding something beautiful, fun and inclusive you can do as a family.  You want the big bangs, the fireworks, the camaraderie of other people without overwhelming crowds and the ability to get back to the warm as soon as the children have had enough, or the ability to experience it all from the comfort of a vey large hotel window!

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My Virgin Travel Adventure – The Antigua Trilogy.

A few months back I posted a travel spoiler of an upcoming family vacation I was in the process of planning.  I referred to it as being my big virgin travel adventure. Well, here it is, this is me finally being able to gush a little and share a  lot of what made this trip…

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24 Hours in….Miami. – #AccorHotels24hrs

Well Hello,  this is different, in a rare  moment of insomnia I’m taking up the Accor Hotels challenge to think about and describe what I’d do with 24 hours in any city in the world #AccorHotels24hrs.  Hmmm, decision decisions.  So much for counting sheep. First of all, who are they? Accor have hotels in more than…

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My Big Virgin Holiday Adventure.

    Travel Spoiler alert!  I don’t often do this but I’m just soon excited.  I am being a total travel tease by telling you about my big Virgin travel adventure before I’ve even departed.  As I type, swapping between screens, putting together our upcoming trip I just can’t wait to live it and then…

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The Flight From Hell .

Generally, I’d like to think my blog posts are pretty upbeat, it takes a lot to make my blood boil.  I’m pretty much all about sharing my positive experiences. Showing off at my savvy shopping skills and general ability to source good value but also great service and experiences.  I’ve often been told if I…

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Magical Mauritius. – Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort.

The hotel, the facilities, the location, all absolutely fantastic.  But what makes Long BeachGolf And Spa Hotel special, above others, is it’s people. They are the greatest asset of this resort and it is them that will have many holiday makers, including ourselves returning time and time again.
I urge you, if your looking for a honeymoon vacation,  or travelling with children, try it.

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Something for the Weekend? – Sisu Boutique Hotel, Marbella.

Marbella. It all started when a VERY  handsome young waiter dressed in white polo shirt and white shorts,  upon arrival and said to us, “Welcome Ladies..would you care for a pill?” With that he extended a silver platter with a range of small circular very pretty to be honest objects.  Rather taken aback, I looked…

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Pick it, pack it…. – The Spring Break Edit

It’s that time folks. The sun is almost shining, teasing us slightly and getting us excited for more. The official bank holidays are around the corner. School’s out, work is off, you know what to do.  You know that time, when the infamous Peter Kaye Quote comes into play. “Picked it, booked it, packed it,…

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How Life with Multiple Sclerosis turned me into a Savvy Shopper.  

    I’ve always been “a shopper” I love it, have always enjoyed rummaging through stores to find the best bargain. As I child I was always amazed at my own mothers’ skills at turning a very small budget into a pretty great lifestyle for just the two of us, utilising her smart savvy shopping…

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A Lust for Luggage – Review.

If you follow my other posts, you may see a link in that I may have travelled a fair amount in recent months.  Having seen our bags bounced off of the carousel one time too many, I’d made a mental note to purchase new sexy luggage, envisioning the upgrade that would obviously ensue when rocking…

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