Tag Archive: holiday

10 Things to do before you go on holiday

Going on holiday is always exciting, but if you’re like me and leave things to the last minute, panic can set in during those final hours before getting on the plane. Here are my go to things to do before going on holiday: 1. Make sure your passport is in date – actually probably best …

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5 Reasons I Won’t Do All Inclusive

Don’t get me wrong, I have done all inclusive before and there is something of a luxury feel about it, but it just isn’t for me. Here are some reasons why I am not likely to do it again. 1. I do not want to fight over sun beds. If you haven’t seen the videos …

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Malta Travel Tips

I can’t believe having visited my family in Malta so many times over the years, I have never written a blog post with tips. Following a twitter HolidayChat with Ice Lolly Holiday I was asked for suggestions, so here goes: 1. Avoid driving! Whilst the Maltese drive on the same side of the road as …

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10 Tips to Faro

I am writing this after a rude awakening this morning, from my stomach (I’ll leave it there, but you can probably guess what I mean). I am lying awake in a hotel bed on the Portuguese coast of Praia de Faro. When I first arrived in the hotel Aeromar, I laughed at how dated it …

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March Update

I’ve been a bit quiet on here recently, partly because I haven’t had the motivation to write, partly because I finally had my knee surgery, so fun hasn’t been my top priority. Here’s a quick summary of what’s happened: * ACL and meniscus reconstruction – surgery went well, nobody told me I would need to …

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Saving to Travel More

I always have plans to go on holiday, but a few things get in the way; money, work, and being a responsible parent! As my daughter is getting older, this is becoming less of a struggle, she has a great group of friends with amazing parents, who happily (at least that’s what they tell me!) …

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European Holiday Planning

With an extra week’s holiday next year (thanks to 5 years service), I’m in desperate need to book my holidays. I know I need to take some time in July to go to Malta for my cousin’s wedding, but where else to go?! I’ve got myself a personalised travel journal from Toad Diaries and my …

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Holiday Rush

I don’t know why I always leave everything to the last minute, it’s almost like I enjoy the stress… I don’t! I’m off to Italy on Saturday for my friend Nicky’s wedding. I have at least booked the flights this time, but I still have a huge list of things to do: Book airport parking …

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I went to Amsterdam and I…

Stayed in a hostel for the first time Ok well I was never going to rough it, we stayed in a private room with an ensuite bathroom. The sheets were clean and towels were provided…more than I expected! Ok, so the colour of our room was a bit bright, but I still slept well. The …

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Hotel or Hostel

Eeek my diary is booking up fast! This weekend I’m off to Bath for a very close friend’s hen party. I’m can’t wait to relax in the spa. I’m not even worried that my wobbly belly will be on show! I can’t relax too much though, as I have been told we will be dancing …

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