The UK is our Motherland, and although we are seemingly always finding ways to escape her, we do keep finding our way back again. And each time we return home, we appreciate it all the more; be it the green rolling hills, the sense of humour and politeness, the quirky art, or Mum’s roast dinner. Plus, there are some very awesome adventures that we have found right on our doorstep…

Luton airport hotel with free parking

Looking for a Luton airport hotel with free parking?

I shared a knowing smile with a fellow Mum as she heaved the sleeping toddler over her shoulder and lent on the buggy in front of her. It was nearing 6:30am, and along with hundreds of other early-risers, we shuffled ...
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Alpkit Big Shakeout review

Alpkits’s Big Shakeout Festival with young kids

We absolutely love living in the Peak District with all the outdoor adventures and stunning family walks on our doorstep. I hope that we never take this for granted. But for those families who live in towns and cities who ...
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Just So Festival

Just So Festival 2018: REVIEWED

Step into a magical world where woodland creatures roam free to learn circus tricks, share stories around the campfire, and congregate for an afternoon pillow fight. This is a land where the weird, wonderful and wacky are embraced with a ...
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Nozstock family friendly

Is Nozstock family friendly?

Is Nozstock family friendly? Guest writer, Lauren Clarke, shares her recent experience of attending this boutique UK festival deep in the Herefordshire countryside.  This was my first ever festival with kids, we got the tickets quite last minute so were ...
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family adventure in the UK

Finding family adventure in the UK

If you've been following us for a while, you will know that we like to push the boundaries of family travel and dispel the myth that adventure needs to wait until the kids are older! Over the past 18 months, ...
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Radisson Park Inn review

Park Inn by Radisson Heathrow REVIEWED: taking a breather before the next chapter

It had been an uncomfortable night flight from Joburg where us parents hardly slept a wink. As we sat waiting for our connecting flight to London on one of the few available chairs available at bustling Addis Ababa airport, I ...
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Short walks in the Peak District for young kids

Short walks for young kids in the Peak District

Are you looking for short walks for young kids in the Peak District? Sandwiched between Manchester and Sheffield in the north of England, the Peaks is a place that I have been visiting regularly since I was a little girl ...
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Why you should Road Trip with your Baby

Have you considered a road trip with your baby? Due to the flexibility and large luggage allowance, it's perhaps one of the easiest forms of travel for that first family holiday.  Just load up your car, grab a map and ...
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