The Difference Between Hate & a Mistake

The Difference Between Hate & a Mistake

You can never quite say what you want in 240 characters on Twitter so I wanted to share my full apology on the blog today. …
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 …
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 …
Things I Love About The Festive Season – The Christmas Tag

Things I Love About The Festive Season – The Christmas Tag

Hello lovely readers.  Well, December is in full swing now and the big day is only 3 weeks away.  Where has the year gone, hey?  …
Great Personalised Banners From Dom and Geri, My Britmums Live Sponsor

Great Personalised Banners From Dom and Geri, My Britmums Live Sponsor

Families that travel regularly can often end up being away from home for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries.  Whether I am at home …
What I’ve Learnt About Making Video For Social Media #CreateVideo

What I’ve Learnt About Making Video For Social Media #CreateVideo

If you had of asked me a few years ago whether I’d have been making and sharing videos on social media, I’d …
Why You Should Have A Home Office

Why You Should Have A Home Office

September has bought many changes to this household, and the one that is the most exciting for me is that I finally have a …
Zena’s Suitcase Is Branching Out. Here’s What’s Changing

Zena’s Suitcase Is Branching Out. Here’s What’s Changing

Hi everyone!  I wanted to start off this post with a big thank you to everyone who has ever stopped by and read my …
Saving Valuable Time With Crowdfire

Saving Valuable Time With Crowdfire

Blogging is hard work.  It’s not an easy ride by any stretch of the imagination.  If you are a blogger reading this, you …
How To Win At Instagram

How To Win At Instagram

Instagram is my favourite social media platform by far. Since starting Zena’s Suitcase 2 years ago I’ve discovered that I love taking photographs. …
The Essential Blogging Strategy For Beginners

The Essential Blogging Strategy For Beginners

I wanted to write a blog post that covered all the key elements to getting your blog off the ground in one handy place.  …
The Blogger Interview

The Blogger Interview

Since I joined the blogging community and became a fully fledged blogger, the one thing I love the most is how interesting and diverse …
How To Work With Bloggers

How To Work With Bloggers

When I visited the Mumpreneur and Female Association recently to talk to them about my life as a blogger I realised very quickly that …
5 Tips For Starting A Freelance Career

5 Tips For Starting A Freelance Career

When the opportunity arose for me to take the leap from the 9-5 to become a freelance blogger, it was a no brainer really.  …
Eleven Things Tag

Eleven Things Tag

One of my very good blogging friends, recently tagged me in a fun meme, and I’m really excited about taking part.  I haven’…
5 Things Not To Worry About Going To #BritMumsLive

5 Things Not To Worry About Going To #BritMumsLive

If you haven’t already heard it’s #BritMumsLive this weekend.  If this had escaped your attention, then where on earth have you been?  …
5 Tips To Get You Started With Vlogging

5 Tips To Get You Started With Vlogging

Vlogging was something that I’d wanted to get into for a while, but while I had my hands full with Little Pudding at …
Has Your Blog Got Talent?

Has Your Blog Got Talent?

First off, your reader has seen your search result, been hooked by the headline and clicked through to your post.  It grabbed their attention …
I’m Going To BritMums Live 2015!

I’m Going To BritMums Live 2015!

Britmums 2015 is next month, and I am so excited.  It’s a major blogging and social media conference and getting to go is …
Zena’s Suitcase Is On YouTube!

Zena’s Suitcase Is On YouTube!

OK, I’ve had a channel on YouTube for quite a while, but I couldn’t really call myself a vlogger.  Well folks, …
Pro Blogging, Vlogging And Writing Tips

Pro Blogging, Vlogging And Writing Tips

I have just got back from my second #blogcampuk hosted by the fabulous Tots100 team and their partners, Frank PR and Cow & Gate.  120 bloggers …
Blogging Awards! Am I Worthy Of A #BIBs?

Blogging Awards! Am I Worthy Of A #BIBs?

To be honest, I really don’t know the answer to that question, but you might!  Blogging is something that I have found by …
How To Develop A Killer Twitter Strategy In 7 Steps

How To Develop A Killer Twitter Strategy In 7 Steps

Being active on Twitter is essential if you want to make it in the world of social influence.  You’ve signed up, you’ve …
Introducing Burble Baby: Britmums Live 2015 Sponsor

Introducing Burble Baby: Britmums Live 2015 Sponsor

I am absolutely honoured and delighted to introduce Burble Baby as my main sponsor for Britmums Live 2015.  When Karen, Mumpreneur and Business Owner contacted …
Don’t give your kid tomato soup and other things I learned working with the media

Don’t give your kid tomato soup and other things I learned working with the media

This week has been crazy, manic, exciting and a whole heap of fun and best of all I got to share it with my …
The New Year’s Tag!

The New Year’s Tag!

Thanks so much to the lovely Renee at one of my favourite blogs, Mummy Tries for the New Year’s tag.  This is a …
9 Things I Wish I’d Known About Blogging Before I Started

9 Things I Wish I’d Known About Blogging Before I Started

Before I started writing Zena’s Suitcase I literally had no idea about blogging and what it was all about.  Mine has been a …
Why It’s Great To Be A Blogger Right Now!

Why It’s Great To Be A Blogger Right Now!

One day my world changed.  It still looked the same from the outside, I had my amazing husband, my wonderful children and one on …
Blogging Tips: Is Your Home Page Working For You?

Blogging Tips: Is Your Home Page Working For You?

If your new to blogging I’m sure your spending a lot of time getting your head round many things.  Getting familiar with your …
Liebster Award

Liebster Award

Thank you to Kate at Musings of a 21st Century Stay at Home Mum for nominating me for a Liebster Award!  It was such …

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.