During our visit to Brussels we visited the Belgian Museum of Natural Sciences. Located in the European Quarter of Brussels. The Museum is part of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. I really wasn’t sure what to expect, but I have to say I was very impressed. Now this museum is not as big as some but I thought it was just the right size. There is nothing worse…

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We recently visited Barcelona and the Costa Daurada, we wanted to see as much as possible so one sunny Saturday we headed down to the port city of Tarragona (around 100km from Barcelona – beware of the toll roads!). The weather hadn’t really been on our side during our trip so we took the opportunity to sightsee when it was actually sunny and not raining. Tarragona had been recommended by…

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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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Whilst visiting the stunning city of Barcelona, we decided to venture up Tibidabo. A mountain overlooking the Spanish city. 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…

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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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