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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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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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 visit trip we chose to stay at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo for two nights. Having stayed at a number of Radisson Blu…

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Recently we visited the lovely city of Leicester to experience some of the wonderful Christmas events on offer over the festive period. We had such a great day! After ice skating in Jubilee Square, taking a ride on the Wheel of Light, shopping at the Christmas Market and seeing the brilliant Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at De Montfort Hall, we were well and truly ready for some tea! With…

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Growing up in Australia meant that the traditional Christmas pantos were never really part of my life. Since living in the UK and having my little boy, I have discovered the pure joy and entertainment of the British Panto! The laughter and fun is something that you can’t really explain until you have been to one. This year Leicester doesn’t fail to deliver when it comes to pantomimes. You can…

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