It seems the kids have only just gone back to school and the February half-term is already upon us. As always there are plenty of things to do with youngsters in and around London, such as museums, parks and zoos – take your pick! Most are running special half-term activities designed to amuse the kids. (more…)
Kung Hei Fat Choi! On Monday 8 February, over a billion chinese people will begin celebrating Chinese New Year, with festivities continuing until the annual Lantern Festival which falls in the middle of the month. (more…)
Welcome to a new edition of Monday Escapes. For those of you who are new to our travel-loving community, lovely to have you – we hope you enjoy reading our inspiring posts from bloggers all across the globe. Every week, Allane and I get to enjoy so many stories and photographs, some we may have missed if it hadn’t been for Monday Escapes.
When we decided that we wanted to do something out of the ordinary – breaking out of our usual mould of chasing the sun – Iceland stood out from the rest.
Not only have I read so much about the country’s spectacular natural landscape and breathtaking wonders, but to everyone I’ve mentioned about our trip, the stock reply has been along similar lines: “Oh, I loved Iceland, it’s my favourite place in the whole world…” (more…)
Aside from the Disney World, I’ve never really considered going to a theme park-come resort. But Jo Addison from Kiddie Holidays has opened my eyes to a whole new family holiday. Jo, from Yorkshire, has two young boys and a wealth of travelling experience. She has brilliant tips and ideas over on her blog and, this week, I’m pleased she’s sharing with us what she got up to in Duinrell in Holland. (more…)
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