One of my favourite memories from our New Zealand adventure was taking the Interislander Ferry from Picton to Wellington. It was a journey that almost didn’t happen. We had planned to fly from Christchurch to Wellington but a last minute change of plans saw us driving from Christchurch to Picton to jump onboard the Interislander Ferry as foot passengers. You can read why we changed our minds here. I am…

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Over the past few years we have visited Butlins numerous times. We have packed our bags and surrendered ourselves to three or four days of Skyline Gang, Billy Bear and Red Coat fun. I have to be brutally honest and say that prior to taking our first trip, I had some pretty strong ideas about what I thought Butlins would be like. Well I am here to tell you that…

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As a family we are not adverse to throwing on our walking boots and going for a good old trudge. Living just an hour from the glorious valleys and moors of the Peak District we have spent many hours walking and hiking through this lovely part of the world. I wanted to share with you our favourite family hikes and walks in the Peak District National Park. I have tried…

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We have recently returned from three weeks touring New Zealand in a small campervan. It was the first time we had travelled in a van as a family, we are reasonably light travellers anyway but we knew that we needed really travel with the bare minimum this time. Now that we are back I thought I’d share with you what we packed and did we get it right? As well…

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It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly Halloween again. The leaves are beginning to change colour and the days are getting shorter. Autumn is my favourite time of year and Halloween is firmly becoming a holiday we look forward to every year. I wanted to share with you the 10 Best Halloween Events in Leicestershire as well where you can go to pick your own pumpkins. Halloween Events in Leicestershire…

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