Tag Archives: England

Budget family accommodation in London – how to find the best deals!

London can be an expensive city, even more so when visiting with kids.  Finding the best budget family accommodation in London requires a bit of research, but it can definitely be done!  Read on and find out some great budget hotel recommendations, where to search for apartments and other options.   Budget family accommodation in […]

My favourite children’s books about London

There are many children’s books about London from simple picture books to chapter books.  If you’re travelling to London with your family, get your kids excited about your upcoming trip with some books about the city! My favourite children’s books set in London I’m a big believer of getting the kids learning about the places we travel to way before […]

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not – London for teens

Travelling with teens can be a little tricky.  You can scour the blogs and online guides for things to do with kids and they might not be what a teen might be interested in.  Either too childish or not pitched at the right level.  Ours love history and learning but also appreciate a bit of […]

Guy Fawkes Night

 Remember remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder, treason Should ever be forgot…   A friend and I were discussing purely British celebrations the other week and we came up with Guy Fawkes Night and nothing else.  Do we have any other events that we only celebrate […]

Liverpool city break with Museums and Historic Docks

ALiverpool city break has been something I have wanted to do for some time now.  I think I’d read about it on someone’s blog years ago and realised that far from just being somewhere with a world famous football team,  there was actually something interesting to see there.  I’d mentioned to James about maybe taking […]

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne and more Northumberland attractions

Northumberland has many attractions from the tidal Holy Island of Lindisfarne, to castles featured in movies, to beaches and nature.  We were so lucky with the weather for our Northumberland trip last week. Apart from the first day when we arrived which was very cold and grey we had wall to wall sunshine. Beaches and […]