Top 6 Free Things To Do in Rotorua, New Zealand

Chances are if you are planning a trip to New Zealand, Rotorua will be high on your list of places to visit. A geothermal wonderland located on New Zealands North Island. Rotorua is known for its bubbling hot pools, exploding geysers, cultural experiences, stunning diverse countryside, adventure sports and much more. It really is jammed packed with things to see and do. As you can imagine though it can also…

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Bluebell Arboretum – in Photographs (Derbyshire)

Autumn is upon us. The days are getting shorter, the mornings crisper, winter coats are coming out of hibernation and best of all nature is putting on its best performance for us! Autumn is definitely my favourite time of year. It signals closing the curtains at half 6, cosy nights in, Halloween and of course the countdown to the “C” word. As a family we just love being outside and…

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10 Day Family Friendly New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary – South Island

Our New Zealand road trip was a long time in the making, we had been dreaming of visiting for years and had finally made it a reality. We made the decision to tour the country in a small campervan to allow us the flexibility to go wherever we wanted. We really liked the idea of making it up as we went along. Prior to travelling we had set out a…

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Interislander Ferry with Kids – New Zealand

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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7 Best Family Hikes & Walks in the Peak District

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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