We took a little overnighter to Antwerp recently and decided to explore the Port area of the city (Eilandje). It’s an area we haven’t really spent much time in so with the sunny shining our first port of call (pun intended!) was the Red Star Line Museum. This Musuem is dedicated to telling the story of emigrants from all over Europe who journeyed on the Red Star Line ships across…

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One cold night in January we decided to book a very last minute trip to Disneyland Paris. We booked direct with Disney and left the next morning on a very early flight….yep that last minute! We booked into the Newport Bay Club Hotel, mainly due to the fact that there was a fantastic offer of a free full board meal plan included in the package! We had stayed at the…

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During our recent trip to Barcelona (January 2017), we decided to venture up Tibidabo, a mountain overlooking Barcelona. It’s actually the tallest mountain (512m) in the Serra de Collserola. From the centre of Barcelona it’s around 12 km via car. The journey is around 35 minutes and as you can imagine quite hair raising at times (well kind of!). The roads are windy but boy you are treated to some…

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On our recent trip to Belgium we decided for ease and speed to use the Channel Tunnel. We had booked an early time slot (10.20am) and didn’t fancy a 6am alarm so we booked into the Folkestone Holiday Inn Express for one night, which is only a 5 minute drive from the tunnel check in 🙂 We booked via booking.com as we always tend to do (top tip: use booking.com…

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