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 …
Why Verona, Italy is the Perfect Town for a Couple’s Getaway

Why Verona, Italy is the Perfect Town for a Couple’s Getaway

Written in collaboration with Mary J Choosing where and with whom to holiday is always exciting. Getting to research a place and then start …
Top 6 American Music Festivals for Your Next Road Trip

Top 6 American Music Festivals for Your Next Road Trip

Taking a road trip should feel like you’re embarking on an adventure. Your itinerary will most likely be jam-packed with all sorts of …
How a Student Can Get Cheap Train Tickets with the Trainline App

How a Student Can Get Cheap Train Tickets with the Trainline App

This post was written in collaboration with the Trainline App My son has been at university for a year now, but we still aren’…
Experience The Amazements of Amsterdam with Family or Friends!

Experience The Amazements of Amsterdam with Family or Friends!

When you think of Amsterdam there are several elements that might spring to your mind automatically; you don’t always see it as the …
Things to do in London for the Perfect British Experience

Things to do in London for the Perfect British Experience

With over 27 million tourists visiting every year, London is undoubtedly one of the most popular cities of Europe. It is no surprise that this …
Driving in Europe – What You Need To Know

Driving in Europe – What You Need To Know

Lots of you will be driving in Europe for your summer holidays soon so it seemed like a great opportunity to share with you …
32+ Best Suitcase Packing Tips For Really Easy Travel

32+ Best Suitcase Packing Tips For Really Easy Travel

If you follow Zena’s Suitcase regularly you will probably already know that I’m in charge of packing all the suitcases that we …
9 (BEST) Things to do in Nerja – Costa del Sol, Spain

9 (BEST) Things to do in Nerja – Costa del Sol, Spain

If you have found my post I’m guessing you have booked your holidays in Nerja, Costa del Sol and are at the very …
Why ‘All-Inclusive’ Isn’t a Dirty Word (For Any Traveller)

Why ‘All-Inclusive’ Isn’t a Dirty Word (For Any Traveller)

For many ‘serious travellers’, the thought of going all-inclusive is too much to bear. But most of them have never actually tried it before, …
Five Ways to Make The Most of Summer When You’re on a Budget

Five Ways to Make The Most of Summer When You’re on a Budget

Summer is a fantastic time to travel and explore new places. When the sun’s out, there’s plenty to do outdoors and it …
New Zealander’s Love Affair with the Big OE Becomes an Obsession

New Zealander’s Love Affair with the Big OE Becomes an Obsession

Travel and tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world. New Zealand has contributed more than $10 billion on travel in the last year …
8 Reasons Why Choosing an Inside Cabin is Perfect For a Cruise

8 Reasons Why Choosing an Inside Cabin is Perfect For a Cruise

My favourite kind of holiday is without a doubt taking a cruise, but I know some of you out there still need some convincing.  …
4 Internet-Free Ways of Filling Your Vacation with Fun

4 Internet-Free Ways of Filling Your Vacation with Fun

What do you do every day as soon as you get in from work? Probably check your social media and, after checking up on …
Why Wales Should Be Next on Your Travel Bucket List!

Why Wales Should Be Next on Your Travel Bucket List!

When tourists from abroad come to visit the UK, it’s often places like London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Stonehenge that are high on their …
7 Ways To Discover Costa Barcelona Spain (Travel Guide)

7 Ways To Discover Costa Barcelona Spain (Travel Guide)

Spain is one of my favourite countries to visit because I love the culture, the food and the landscape.  When I was invited to …
Hampton by Hilton Alexanderplatz Berlin – REVIEWED

Hampton by Hilton Alexanderplatz Berlin – REVIEWED

After a very early flight to Berlin, and more coffee than was probably sensible, I caught the bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to …
Top Tips & Tricks For Planning the BEST Mauritius Holiday

Top Tips & Tricks For Planning the BEST Mauritius Holiday

Mauritius is a beautiful island of tranquil paradise found in the Indian Ocean and anyone visiting will be keen to make the most of …
Berlin City Breaks (BEST Travel Ideas & Things To Do)

Berlin City Breaks (BEST Travel Ideas & Things To Do)

If you follow the Zena’s Suitcase Instagram account, you’ll already know that I’ve had quite a few Berlin city breaks over …
A Fantastic Circus Night Out: Finale at CHAMÄLEON Theatre Berlin

A Fantastic Circus Night Out: Finale at CHAMÄLEON Theatre Berlin

I have been lucky enough to visit Berlin 3 times now, and it’s all thanks to CHAMÄLEON Theater and their fantastic new circus …
My Favourite Anti Theft Bags For Travel

My Favourite Anti Theft Bags For Travel

Do you think about how secure your travel bag is when you are travelling?  Do you look for the best anti theft backpack to …
The Best Places to Visit in a Motorhome

The Best Places to Visit in a Motorhome

There’s no doubt that campervans and motorhomes have become increasingly popular in the UK, and this trend is set to continue for the …
Exploring Beautiful Cornwall With The New Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid (REVIEW)

Exploring Beautiful Cornwall With The New Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid (REVIEW)

If you know anything about travelling with kids you’ll completely understand that taking on long distance driving needs some very careful planning indeed. …
7 Perfect Travel Destinations To Visit If You Win The Lottery

7 Perfect Travel Destinations To Visit If You Win The Lottery

Do you have days when you dream what would happen if you won the lottery?  When we were stuck in the house last week …
Inspired Italian Recipes From Bookings For You Luxury Villa Specialists

Inspired Italian Recipes From Bookings For You Luxury Villa Specialists

When I began the drive from Nottingham to Surrey, the thought of some great Italian food certainly kept me going, especially when I hit …
Early Summer UK Breaks – Why Not Try Something Different?

Early Summer UK Breaks – Why Not Try Something Different?

If you are bored of the same old holidays – perhaps lounging on the beach no longer holds quite the appeal it once did  – and …
Mr Fogg’s Residence in Mayfair London for Tipsy Tea (aka Afternoon Tea with Cocktails)

Mr Fogg’s Residence in Mayfair London for Tipsy Tea (aka Afternoon Tea with Cocktails)

We wondered whether we were being led down a rabbit hole when google maps pointed us in the direction of a rather unassuming street …
The Ultimate DIY Game of Thrones Iceland Road Trip

The Ultimate DIY Game of Thrones Iceland Road Trip

One of my very favourite trips in recent years was my visit to Iceland, just over a year ago.  While I was there, I …
Experiencing Excellent Chinese Food At Shikumen Aldgate London

Experiencing Excellent Chinese Food At Shikumen Aldgate London

Going out for dinner is without a doubt one of my favourite things to do, so it simply had to feature during our recent …
Travel & Lifestyle Round Up: February Edition

Travel & Lifestyle Round Up: February Edition

Hello lovely readers.  Thanks so much for stopping by for the second edition of the travel and lifestyle round up.  If it’s your …

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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.