As we approached the hotel we had booked for the night before our big trip, we were full of excitement and nervousness! We were ready to start our long journey to New Zealand. This trip had been months in the planning and we couldn’t believe it was finally here. We are not usually ones to gamble but when we booked our hotel and airport parking through Holiday Extras we chose…

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One night last December whilst trying to decide what to buy my husband for Christmas I had a brain wave. My husband has always longed to go to Norway. When he was small his Grandma used to tell him that Norway was her dream holiday. Unfortunately she never made it and it’s something he has always wanted to do for her. So with Christmas just around the corner, his birthday,…

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“The littlest things in life is where we find real true joy” During a recent trip to Norway’s stunning capital city Oslo, we booked two nights accommodation at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo. Having stayed at a number of Radisson Blu hotels over the years and always having positive experiences we were confident that this hotel would live up to the great reviews. Let me tell you, it did…

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Over the October half term break we visited Butlins Minehead for three nights. We’ve been to Butlins (Minehead and Skegness) a fair few times previously and it’s honestly one of our favourite places. I will be doing a separate post about our visit but for this post I’m just going to focus on the accommodation. One of the best things about the Butlins resorts is the variety of accommodation that…

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In May this year we had the pleasure of staying at the Swainswood Leisure Park and Spa. Located in the heart of the National Forest this country retreat is nestled in woodland just outside the market town of Ashby de la Zouch. Accommodation onsite is made up of two and three bedroom lodges. Most of the lodges have private hot tubs that are ready to use the minute you check…

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