As I strolled off the train and into the warm sunlight that bathed Oslo I was excited to be back in my favourite city. It’s a bold statement I know but there is an atmosphere and a charm that I have yet to find anywhere else. After exploring the bustling streets for hours, I must have walked over 20 kilometres. I headed to my hotel, my home for the night…

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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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We love Oslo there’s no denying it, we have visited numerous times. The culture, the laid back charm, the friendly locals and the coffee (yes the coffee) just keep us returning. Have you ever felt that way about a city or country? During a recent weekend trip we chose to stay at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo for two nights. Having stayed at a number of Radisson Blu hotels…

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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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