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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Where can you find a Military Museum in the middle of a beautiful park? In Brussels! During a visit to the Belgian capital we took a trip to the Parc du Cinquantenaire which is the most stunningly beautiful park, located in the European Quarter of Brussels. The park is home to the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History. The museum is situated to one side of the…

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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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So the title of this blog may only ring true with die hard brick fans! Fear not though that is the end of Lego terminology! So it’s Saturday night (bank holiday weekend) and we have nothing planned for Sunday. We’ve been planning on taking Lochlan to Legoland Windsor for his 5th Birthday later this month so we thought why not visit the Legoland Discovery Centre in Manchester, you know to…

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