How to Create Your Own Blog – Step By Step Guide

How to Create Your Own Blog – Step By Step Guide

I’m always talking to people about starting a blog, so I thought it was about time I wrote some of it down just …
Last Minute Halloween Ideas & Activities For Spooky Fun

Last Minute Halloween Ideas & Activities For Spooky Fun

Halloween is just around the corner everyone and if you are anything like me you are super busy and before you know it this …
9+ Tips for Planning Family Ski Holidays on a Budget

9+ Tips for Planning Family Ski Holidays on a Budget

This post may contain compensated links When you are going skiing with the family, finding a good budget holiday can be a challenge.  I’…
Top 10 Things to do in New York with Teens

Top 10 Things to do in New York with Teens

One of my favourite trips ever was going to New York with my son.  It was our first trip to NYC and quite likely …
LOL Surprise Pop Up Store Display Case Review

LOL Surprise Pop Up Store Display Case Review

Gifted Product Review What would be the perfect gift for LOL fans this Christmas?  I very much suspect that the LOL Surprise Pop Up …
Best Spa Days & Breaks in (and around) Nottingham

Best Spa Days & Breaks in (and around) Nottingham

Spending a day or weekend even at spa, free from distractions, is one of life’s simple pleasures as far as I’m concerned.  …
The Best Things to do in and around NOTTINGHAM for Christmas 2018 – Family Fun

The Best Things to do in and around NOTTINGHAM for Christmas 2018 – Family Fun

We have been putting together our plans for things to do in Nottingham for Christmas and we soon realised there are lots of events …
Should You Take Your Kids To Morocco? (Your Questions Answered)

Should You Take Your Kids To Morocco? (Your Questions Answered)

Contains Affiliate Links  I’m super keen to start taking my children to places that are not only beautiful and interesting, but where they …
KEEN Hiking Shoes For Kids REVIEWED

KEEN Hiking Shoes For Kids REVIEWED

Gifted product review The lovely people at KEEN Footwear asked if we would review their latest walking shoes for kids.  Once I took a …
Vango Edoras 500XL Air REVIEW – The Perfect Family Tent?

Vango Edoras 500XL Air REVIEW – The Perfect Family Tent?

Gifted Product Review Over the summer we were asked to review the Vango Edoras 500XL Air tent for the blog.  We set ourselves the …
3 Benefits of Booking Your Family a Holiday Villa

3 Benefits of Booking Your Family a Holiday Villa

Collaborative Post  Planning the perfect family vacation isn’t all that straightforward. You’ve got to find activities that will appeal to everyone — particularly …
Figuring Out The Changes I Need To Make

Figuring Out The Changes I Need To Make

Hello everyone.  I hope Monday is treating you well so far.  Did you read a post I wrote a few weeks ago about how …
The Best Things to do in (and around) NOTTINGHAM for HALLOWEEN 2018 – Family Edition

The Best Things to do in (and around) NOTTINGHAM for HALLOWEEN 2018 – Family Edition

We have been putting together our plans for things to do in Nottingham for Halloween and we soon realised there are lots of events …
Bring a Little Joy with a Wonderful Bouquet of Balloons

Bring a Little Joy with a Wonderful Bouquet of Balloons

Advertisement What do you by a man when you just wanted to cheer him up a little bit?  I really struggle with how to …
New LOL Surprise Eye Spy Under Wraps Doll (Toy Unboxing With Video)

New LOL Surprise Eye Spy Under Wraps Doll (Toy Unboxing With Video)

Both Indie and Brook are slightly crazy for LOL Dolls.  They watch a lot of LOL Surprise unboxing videos on YouTube of course and …
WIN! Thomas & Friends Big Loader Sodor Island Delivery Set Giveaway

WIN! Thomas & Friends Big Loader Sodor Island Delivery Set Giveaway

Today I’m really wanting to reach out to all the parents of Thomas the Tank Engine fans.  I know there are a lot …
Tips For Planning a Long Car Journey With a Baby

Tips For Planning a Long Car Journey With a Baby

This post contains affiliate links Lots of road trips will be being planned at this time of year.  The most common will be a …
OVO Cirque Du Soleil Review

OVO Cirque Du Soleil Review

You guys already know that we love live shows.  It will come as no surprise then that when I was asked if I’d …
Review: The Magic of Just So Festival

Review: The Magic of Just So Festival

I’ve read so many Just So Festival reviews and seen lots of photos and videos on various social platforms the last couple of …
Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Children Entertained While Travelling

Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Children Entertained While Travelling

Written in collaboration with Mary J When many of us list travelling as one of our passions, we tend to be referring to discovering …
I Hate Being Fat & I’m Not a Fan of Plus Size Either

I Hate Being Fat & I’m Not a Fan of Plus Size Either

Before we get stuck into this post, I want to be absolutely clear that I am not fat shaming anyone.  I am talking about …
Winter Travel & Holiday Tips For Keen Travellers

Winter Travel & Holiday Tips For Keen Travellers

Collaborative post  For those of us who enjoy travelling and holidays the winter is the perfect time to take a break.  I bet some …
Shows in Berlin: CIRCA’S PEEPSHOW at CHAMÄLEON Theatre Review

Shows in Berlin: CIRCA’S PEEPSHOW at CHAMÄLEON Theatre Review

CHAMÄLEON Theatre There is something incredibly special about walking into this Berlin theatre.  The CHAMÄLEON is a unique venue to say that …
Getting Students Cooking with the Family Meal 

Getting Students Cooking with the Family Meal 

Advertisement The summer is a such an important time for our family. With my son now at university, to have him home with us …
Vauxhall Grandland X Family SUV Car Review

Vauxhall Grandland X Family SUV Car Review

One of the jobs on our list of things to do this year is buy a new family SUV.  Being a blogger I often …
Top 10 Winter Sun Holidays for Families

Top 10 Winter Sun Holidays for Families

This is a collaborative post With the nights getting darker and the distinct chill there is now in the UK I’m literally dreaming …
Brilliance in Blogging Finalist 2018 – SOCIAL MEDIA

Brilliance in Blogging Finalist 2018 – SOCIAL MEDIA

Hello readers!  It’s a particularly grey day here in Nottingham today, but I wanted to share a little ray of sunshine with you …
WIN A BABY BORN INTERACTIVE DOLL WORTH £49.99

WIN A BABY BORN INTERACTIVE DOLL WORTH £49.99

Baby Born Interactive Doll Giveaway Do you remember a few weeks ago Brook and Indie received the Baby Born Interactive doll to review?  If …
First Day of School Message to my Daughter

First Day of School Message to my Daughter

Tomorrow will be your first day of school my little one, so I wanted to share a letter as I think we are both …
Best October Half Term Family Holidays in the UK 2018

Best October Half Term Family Holidays in the UK 2018

I’m guessing you’ve arrived on this article because you have been searching for the best places to go for  October half term …

More About This UK Travel Blog

Whether you are looking for travel tips to make the most of your next cruise holiday or you need UK travel ideas we’ve got you covered on Zena’s Suitcase UK travel blog.  We started sharing our holiday and travel reviews in 2013, so if you can’t find the travel, family or lifestyle blog above you are after make sure you head over to the search bar to find what you need.  Think of us as one of the best travel blogs brimming with ideas to get you out and about with and without the kids.