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I think you guessed that I decided to have a little fun with the headline, and why not, it’s Christmas after all!  And who doesn’t love Prince Harry and Meghan Markle?  They are a lovely couple and the Greek island of Rhodes would make for a perfect holiday for them. I’m sure Harry and Meghan’s thoughts are turning to sunny getaways, just like the rest of us who start planning our summer getaway after Christmas.  The guys at loveholidays know this too, and want you to find the perfect destination

I’ve wanted to visit the city of Edinburgh for as long as I can remember.  When the opportunity arose to spend 2 days in Edinburgh I couldn’t say no to a quick city break.  I was searching on Expedia for flights and hotels for trips to Edinburgh and I found some great deals.  I found some lovely Edinburgh hotels with a large discounts because they had been newly listed. The flight times were great too, perfect for an Edinburgh solo travel adventure. There’s so much choice for things to do in

The UK is an incredibly popular travel destination for families, couples and solo travellers.  We receive over 37 million visitors a year and that’s pretty much set to grow no matter what they tell you about Brexit and the economy.  A large proportion of those visitors come to the UK for their holiday from France, Germany and the USA and a staggering 77% of visitors are return visitors* proving that the UK still has a lot to offer. I have to admit I love the UK, despite it’s grey damp

Are you desperate for a vacation right now? Or maybe you are already starting to plan for your next summer getaway even if it is still a few months away. There are many tips and tricks for planning the vacation of your dreams, like these from Playdays and Runways blog. Every aspect of your vacation, from the flight, accommodation, and food can be planned in advance so that you can still enjoy the trip without having to shell out so much money. Airline tickets constitute a big chunk of everyone’s

Are you looking to revitalise your relationship?  Maybe you need to get away from it all with the one you love most so that you can focus on what really matters?  If so, then you should really consider taking a trip to Crete.  This magical Greek island has helped thousands of couples learn how to be romantic with one another again, and it can help you as well.  Today, we will learn more about how hiring a private villa here in Crete can change your relationship for the better! You

When we found out that the Come To Hamburg project had arranged for us to stay at the Holiday Inn Hamburg for our visit to the city we were really excited.  We have been lucky enough to stay with Holiday Inn a few times now, and we were also staying with Holiday Inn Express at London Stansted as our airport hotel for this particular trip so it all fitted together really well. Arriving at Holiday Inn Hamburg The Holiday Inn Hamburg is situated just outside of Hamburg, but do not

There are some really gorgeous travel gifts for her around at the moment.  If you know someone who has a once in a lifetime trip planned or are committed to starting to travel more this travel gift guide is going to help you out no end.  My sister fits into both these categories perfectly, so I’ve been hunting for the best travel gifts for women to help accessorise her next trip. She’s planning to visit San Fransisco and Los Angeles next year, and most of the trip is already booked.

Edinburgh – known as ‘the Athens of the North’ and it’s one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. The New Town is full of stunning neoclassical architecture and the dramatic volcano-perched castle provides a picture postcard appeal that’s uniquely charming. You’ll never run short of cultural or historic attractions in Scotland’s capital — but it’s also home to vibrant restaurants that tingle the taste buds of trendy locals and visitors alike. Book a table at one of these four spots to dine in style in Edinburgh and you’ll be licking your

I have been lucky enough to visit Berlin twice this year, and it’s a city that’s starting to feel very familiar to me.  If you are thinking about which city to visit in Europe I can definitely recommend Berlin for so many reasons. There’s lots of interesting historic and modern places of interest in Berlin that you can tick of your bucket list during a short visit.  For a city that has a very dark past, it’s come along way in terms of it’s culture and there are lots of

I left my house at 3am to make the 2 hour car journey to London Stansted Airport to catch my flight to Berlin that weekend.  The kids had both decided to visit me at 1am to rob me of the precious sleep I needed this particular night, so by the time I arrived in Berlin I was feeling a little dishevelled to say the least. I walked towards the Hotel Palace Berlin with everything crossed that my room would be ready and I would be able to check in.  I

It was an absolute delight to be invited back to Chamäleon Theatre in Berlin so soon after seeing the previous show, Scotch & Soda back in March. When I received the email asking me if I would like to see the latest show, PARADE, I knew I couldn’t turn it down.  I was so excited to see what was coming next from my contemporary circus friends in Berlin, and I was curious to see how they would top their previous show stopping efforts. Pre Theatre Visit To The TV Tower Before

When you have a busy weekend in London planned, choosing where to stay is very important for enjoying your city break. I’m a person who enjoys having lots of space and plenty of creature comforts around me when I’m travelling and I have found that self catering apartments from FG Properties are a great option for staying in the city. Why Did We Stay in an Apartment? Kaz from Ickle Pickles Life and Travels and I have stayed  in London together a couple of times now, and when we do,

Ferry crossings to places like France and Holland  have become incredibly popular with people travelling from the UK.  With the flexibility of being able to take your car to Europe and a wide range or facilities and creature comforts on board a ferry it’s obvious to me why they are becoming the go to choice for travellers. One of the things that caught my attention about travelling by ferry from the UK was the price.  It’s definitely a cost effective way of getting to France, Holland, Belgium or Germany especially

I love afternoon tea.  It’s the perfect way to spend time with friends, celebrate a special occasion or just treat yourself to a little decadent luxury.  I visit local cafes with friends and family regularly, but there is something very extra special about going to The Waldorf Hilton Hotel for afternoon tea that leaves the rest behind. Myself, and a group of my favourite bloggers were invited to The Waldorf to start our Britmums Live weekend with them.  It certainly got things off on the right foot and you can

I’ve been thinking a lot about New York, which is almost certainly a sign that I’m keen to go back and explore more of this amazing city.  You might remember that I went a couple of years ago with my son, and the impression that trip made on both of us is still pretty strong today. It got me thinking about what I would love to see if I had just one day in New York.  Because I already know the city, I’ve got a really clear idea of how

So your going on a cruise! Congratulations! A cruise holiday is absolutely my favourite type of getaway and I am feeling totally jealous right now. You will get to visit and explore so many different places.  There’s going to be plenty of time for chilling out by the pool with your favourite cocktail too.  You can also be out every night painting the town or should I say cruise ship red if you fancy. A cruise holiday is back to back fun, activities and entertainment but what on earth do

Have you ever wanted to stay in a Hobbit Hide?  I think it’s definitely a dream for most Lord of the Rings fans, and it’s definitely possible at Camp Katur! Glamping has made a really big impact on the outdoor holiday scene and we’ve been trying it out for size on Zena’s Suitcase.  We were lucky enough to be invited to stay in a Hobbit style earth pod at Camp Katur in North Yorkshire recently, and we were very surprised at how comfortable our little Hobbit hide was. My daughter

Is going to Florida on your bucket list?  Perhaps you are already making plans to visit the area?  Whether you are thinking of travelling to Florida now or in the future I wanted to bring this debate to the table for you.  Where should you stay when you are visiting the Sunshine state?  When people think of Florida, they automatically think of Orlando and you might start looking at planning a stay around Lake Buena Vista. Florida is a large US state with a lot of options, and it could

We were recently invited to stay at the Travelodge Bath Waterside Hotel to find out what the new SuperRooms had to offer hotel guests.  We were really excited as the hotel has recently been refurbished and were very much looking forward to using it as our base to explore Bath for a few days. The hotel has a car park but for some stupid reason I left my car on the street for the first night. Due to misunderstanding the parking restrictions and being 15 minutes late to move the

When you make any kind of resolution for the year ahead, it’s always productive to take a moment to reflect on how things are going.  With the end of the summer fast approaching it’s a fantastic idea to check in with those travel goals and see what you’ve ticked off the list.  Travel memories always lift are spirits so we are joining Inntravels’ #ResolutionUpdate campaign and sharing our travel achievements for 2017 and what we are planning for 2018. Exploring More Of The UK Visiting Leamington Spa We got stuck

We reached the Moorland Garden Hotel in Devon on a complete high.  It was the final hotel on our moor otter spotting tour and we had just come from the nearby town of Yelverton.  Our excitement stemmed from our visit to The Rock Inn.  During our otter spotting escapades we would try and guess which otter we were going to find next.  My daughter thought this was so much fun and it added a little more excitement to our endeavours. As we entered the car park for The Rock Inn

During our visit to Devon this summer we were invited to the Two Bridges Hotel which can be found in the very heart of the exceptionally beautiful Dartmoor National Park.  It’s also the sister hotel of The Bedford Hotel, where we also had the pleasure of staying for the night during our visit to Tavistock. On arrival, we drove over the bridge that leads towards the characteristically white buildings of the hotel in anticipation, wondering how the Two Bridges Hotel would compare to the Bedford Hotel which had made such a big impression

We had been looking forward to arriving at the Bedford Hotel in Tavistock for a few days by the time we checked in.  We had been camping at a festival over the weekend, and the lack of hot showers and mud had finally got to us.  We began to fill with excitement as sat nav announced we had arrived at the Bedford Hotel in Devon and got parked in the hotel carpark as quickly as we could.  A car has never been unpacked quite so quickly, and my daughter and

Have you heard of the Moor Otters Trail? If you are visiting Devon this summer then it’s a great way to explore the Dartmoor area and have some fun with the kids while you’re at it.  If you’ve been following my Twitter account, you’ll know my 5 year old daughter and I went to Dartmoor to find out more about the trail and to hunt down as many otters as we could find during our recent road trip. Over 100 otters have been designed by local and UK artists and

Some loyalty programs are definitely worth signing up to, and if you like to travel, Avios is a reward currency that you should start collecting now.  I’ve been learning all about how to collect and use Avios over the last few weeks, and I’m really impressed with how quickly they grow and the range of travel and leisure activities you can use them for. A lot of people would ask if Avios is worth it, but just take a look at how you can use your travel reward currency, I think

Atlantic City is a beach resort in New Jersey on the East Coast of the United States.  If you are looking for a fun filled short break to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, forget the hipster town of Palm Springs in California and get yourself down to the most famous Boardwalk in New Jersey.  Sometimes a holiday should just be about letting your hair down, and you are guaranteed to tick that box a few times over as the dice rolls in the local casinos of Atlantic City.

When you think of booking a holiday to the UK, everyone one thinks that London is the best city to go to.  Don’t get me wrong, London is a great city to visit, but the UK has a number of cities that offer great sight seeing opportunities and lots of things to do for families.  One city that really left an impression on us was Liverpool, and I think that it’s somewhere that lots of visitors to the UK would enjoy.  Did you know that because it still contains many

Our holiday in Menorca left a big impression on us to be honest.  The main reason was because it gave us the perfect balance of fun, sight seeing and the option to visit some great local restaurants in Son Bou. We loved our stay at Royal Son Bou Family Club and we also enjoyed visiting different places in Menorca.  Because we were staying half board at Royal Son Bou Family Club, we were also able to enjoy eating out as well as at the hotel.  We found having the option to

Each year, millions of tourists flock to the golden sands of Tenerife in search of the best all inclusive hotels. The largest Canary Island is the perfect place to enjoy a holiday, whether you’re travelling with your friends, family or as a couple. The island’s beautiful scenery, warm climate and fabulous nightlife has made it a hit with holidaymakers from all over the world, but what if you want to experience a Tenerife holiday on an all inclusive basis? Which are the best hotels in Tenerife? As one of the

Vietnam is a destination that should be on everyone’s bucket list. It’s a country with a lot to offer in terms of culture, history and contrasts with bustling cities and remote hill tribes. These 10 things to do in Vietnam with help you to get to know this interesting and inspiring country during your visit. If you’d like to meet some of the happiest and most welcoming people in the world and experience a country with unique culture, why not talk to the experts at InsideVietnam Tours to plan a

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