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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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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Over the past few years we have visited Butlins numerous times. We have packed our bags and surrendered ourselves to three or four days of Skyline Gang, Billy Bear and Red Coat fun. I have to be brutally honest and say that prior to taking our first trip, I had some pretty strong ideas about what I thought Butlins would be like. Well I am here to tell you that…

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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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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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