What to pack for 3 weeks in New Zealand with Kids

We have recently returned from three weeks touring New Zealand in a small campervan. It was the first time we had travelled in a van as a family, we are reasonably light travellers anyway but we knew that we needed really travel with the bare minimum this time. Now that we are back I thought I’d share with you what we packed and did we get it right? As well…

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10 Best Halloween Events & Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Leicestershire – 2018

It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly Halloween again. The leaves are beginning to change colour and the days are getting shorter. Autumn is my favourite time of year and Halloween is firmly becoming a holiday we look forward to every year. I wanted to share with you the 10 Best Halloween Events in Leicestershire as well where you can go to pick your own pumpkins. Halloween Events in Leicestershire…

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Hiking in the Peak District – Luds Church & The Roaches

As we only live an hour from the gorgeous Peak District National Park we have made it our mission to explore as much of the area as possible! I had read about Luds Church when researching day hikes and one weekend during the summer we decided the weather was just right for a lovely hike so off we went to find the geological wonder that is Luds Church. Luds Church…

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JUCY New Zealand Campervan Review

The story begins back in November 2017 when we booked our flights to New Zealand, we would be spending 19 days in the land of the long white cloud. We had absolutely no idea what our plans where, how we would get around, where we would stay and at that point we still weren’t sure we would attempt to see both islands. About two days after booking our flights I…

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Comfort Hotel Xpress Oslo Central Station Review

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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