We are fortunate to live just an hour’s drive from the magnificent Peak District National Park. Famed for its outstanding natural beauty, green moors and dales, steep gorges, country estates and quaint pretty villages this truly is a breathtaking part of the world. One of our favourite places to visit is Matlock Bath. Nestled in a steep gorge alongside the River Derwent this spa town is located right on the…

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Norway’s capital city is just a two hour flight from the UK. Making it a great option for a weekender. Having visited this beautiful, vibrant and unique city twice this year I thought I’d share the ten reasons why you should put Oslo on your must see list. The Art Oslo’s most famous artist Edvard Munch is much celebrated and he even has his own museum, the Munch Museum is…

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We desire to travel more but spend less, one of the ways many of us achieve the travel dream is cheap flights! Cheap flights these days often involve long stop overs. With many budget airlines offering partnered long haul flights and also going the distance themselves, long stop overs are inevitable. I’ve decided to create a series of stop over posts based on our own experiences. Rather than sitting in…

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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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This year the city of Leicester is hosting some magical Christmas events. The city centre is in full festive mode and we were lucky enough to spend a day exploring what is on offer. I can honestly say that it didn’t disappoint! Jubilee Square Ice Skating Rink First stop on our Christmas day out was the fantastic undercover Ice skating rink in Jubilee Square. We’ve only ever been ice skating…

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