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Isle of Wight – 5 Family Favourites on Adventure Island

Families have been visiting the Isle of Wight for nearly two centuries and the island’s tourist board has been promoting 2017 as the Year of Family Adventures – but, of course, any year is ideal [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Accommodation, Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments


Often when we’re heading off on a family trip it’s all about reaching our destination as quickly as possible: the transportation from home to resort is just a means to an end. But that didn’t [...]

By | November 26th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , |0 Comments


Spotting throngs of excited tourists jostling for position at the quayside, we half-expected to see an A-list celebrity pulling up in their million-pound yacht. But the cameras were primed to catch sight of a more [...]

By | February 9th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , |0 Comments


“The volcano’s erupting!” screamed a little boy beside me as a towering plume of steam shot out of the earth. As the spectacle subsided in the heart of Lanzarote’s Timanfaya National Park, the grinning guide, [...]

By | February 9th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , |0 Comments

Leicestershire’s Stay, Play, Explore – 2015

Entertaining the kids isn’t cheap these days. Deep pockets are often essesntial, especially if you’re looking to visit several family-friendly attractions and, perhaps, stay overnight in a hotel. But there are exceptions, as visitors to [...]

By | August 5th, 2015|Categories: Attractions, Destinations|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Leicestershire’s Stay, Play, Explore – 2015


Madeira has been attracting British holidaymakers for decades and it’s easy to see why. Take the weather: after one of the UK’s worst summers on record, I was in need of some reliable sunshine – [...]

By | February 20th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments