I can’t believe it’s almost August… don’t you think this year is absolutely flying by?! I’ve been looking forward to August for months as it’s when we go on a family holiday… but what else is going on next month that I’m looking forward to: Days Out We like to make the most of the… Read More What I’m Looking Forward to in August
Just for a change from my normal travel posts, I thought I would do some blog posts looking at some fun summer activities to try out… starting with stand up paddle boarding (SUP). If you’ve never tried stand up paddle boarding you really should… it’s great fun and pretty easy to get the hang of… Read More Summer Activities: SUP
We’ve all had times when travelling – whether for business or pleasure – when things have not gone to plan… flights delayed or cancelled, hotels not booked when we’ve arrived… but there are also times when things happen that are more than just an inconvenience, they are actually quite scary! So here are my scariest… Read More My Scariest Travel Experiences
I love camping (as you’ll know if you’ve read some of my previous posts!) and I love the Peak District! So this weekend I combined the two and spent two days with family and friends camping in the Peak District! Unfortunately due to other commitments we only managed one night but we made the most… Read More Camping in the Peak District
Most of us have suffered with travel sickness at some point in our lives… whether it was going on a family holiday as a child; on a bus journey along that winding, mountain road in South America; or on a particularly choppy boat trip! But is there anything you can do to help (or to… Read More Dealing with Travel Sickness
I had heard a lot about the Hollowell Steam and Heavy Horse Show (to give it it’s full title) from friends but we had never been, even though it takes place only 30 minutes drive from our house. So this year, we were free on the weekend of 7/8 July when it was taking place… Read More Review: Hollowell Steam Show 2018
During my years of travelling I have stayed in all sorts of accommodation (and not all of it good!). Nowadays I tend to stay in hotels (if I’m not camping) but in the past I have used many hostels across the world… so what are the pros and cons of each type of accommodation? Hostels… Read More Hotels vs Hostels
It was with much excitement we boarded the double-decker bus parked in the square in Hessle (near Hull)… there must have been around 60 of us – ranging all the way from babies up to 85 year olds – and only the select few knew where we were going! It was Matt’s cousins 60th birthday… Read More A Day at the Beach!