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Alice Springs Hotel & Apartments – Kos

Wanting a cheap family holiday – if there is such a thing these days – on the sunny island of Kos, my wife, two kids (six and twelve at the time) and I stayed at [...]

By | June 5th, 2014|Categories: Accommodation, Destinations|0 Comments

Alykes Garden Village – Zante

I spent a week with my family at Alykes Garden Village, just outside the village of Alykes on the attractive Greek island of Zante. We stayed in a four-person studio (number 101). Equipment and facilities [...]

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: Accommodation, Destinations, Hotels/B&Bs, Self-Catering|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Alykes Garden Village – Zante

Blackpool – Seaside Family Fun

If you get the chance, spend a weekend in Blackpool – you won’t be disappointed. In fact, I’d modify that statement by saying that you must make time to visit this north-western holiday resort.  I visited with [...]

By | February 7th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , |0 Comments


The Dorset seaside resort of Bournemouth has something for everyone, making it an ideal location for holidaying by the sea: seven miles of golden sand, two historic piers, bustling promenade, plenty of gardens and green [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , |0 Comments


Having visited Brighton only once before – and that was years ago – I enjoyed arriving with my family free of any preconceived views and opinions on what to expect or what we could achieve [...]

By | March 19th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cape Verde

A collective gasp greeted the shoal of brightly-coloured fish gliding into view. Peering through the glass-bottomed boat, the translucent emerald green water afforded a fascinating glimpse into the mysterious underwater world. We viewed shipwrecks and [...]

By | February 7th, 2013|Categories: Destinations, Ideas|Tags: |0 Comments