I’ve felt so nervous to take Ace away, and so unsure as to where would be best. But Oulton Hall in the heart of Yorkshire couldn’t of been more perfect.
My first birthday as a mummy and my first holidaying in the UK. Usually we’d head to a cool European city but this time we stayed on British soil and explored the beautiful North East.
Babies require more luggage than I ever imagined. Team that with a long car journey and your first night away can be a scary one. But we survived! And hopefully with these tips you will too.
I can't believe I've now arrived in my final adventure destination. This trip has gone way too fast, and has completely whet my appetite for travelling. I knew I was desperate to get out and see the world, after a brief trip to Oz and New Zealand, but the past few weeks has only deepened … Continue reading Sunny Split or Hip Hvar?
My image was of 'roaming' aimlessly round Rome, was to experience breathtaking historic architecture on every corner. Yet, after being bundled into crammed train and dropped into a station that makes London Euston seem like a tranquil spa, before getting seriously lost off a good old google map print out and being greeted by possibly … Continue reading A roam around Rome
I can't believe I'm now over half way through my travels! To make the halfway point, it was off to beautiful Budapest in sunny Hungary. After a pretty bumpy flight, it was off onto a packed sweaty bus and a metro that looked like it belonged in a museum dedicated to the 1970s. Luckily, our … Continue reading Budapest, you’re the best
After a super chilled day in Berlin, eating Curry wurst and ice cream, it was yet again time to head back to the airport. Luckily no train crashes this time-just a minor map misread! After a good old rest at our rather brightly decorated hostel, Annex, we joined yet another free walking tour. It's becoming … Continue reading Copenhagen Cider Time
After a rather hellish journey to Amsterdam airport (think horrific train accident, leading to us being stuck in the middle of nowhere, cramming into a taxi with 7 Italian, Thai and Malaysian passengers, and speeding on the highway to the runway!) we arrived in a rather hot and sweltering Berlin. A little different to the … Continue reading We came, we saw, we partied.
Well, after hours of sitting on my case, pushing it into the Easyjet overhead lockers and lugging it around the narrow streets of the Red Light District, we arrived safe and sound at our hostel, The Old Quarter, bright and early Tuesday morning! Lots of exploring of the winding streets, pretty canals and famous Dutch … Continue reading A sunny old time in the Dam
Well as I'm sure you saw on the news, read in the papers and heard on the radio, this year was the wettest Glastonbury festival in seven years. Of course it was- that's just my luck! Having said that, it wasn't as bad as the journo's made out. Yeah it rained (and hailed, thundered and … Continue reading Muddy Mayhem at Glasto