Tag Archive: travel

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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6 things you might want to know

I’m writing this whilst sat on a plane, flying to Kos. I have had the standard questions asked, so I thought I would share the answers to some of those questions with you: You’re looking brown, do you live in (insert destination)? No, I have been to Italy and Portugal recently, plus I am half …

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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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Rain in Rome

Last weekend Tamana and I made a quick trip over to Rome for her birthday (spoiler I know!). I booked it in the summer and had pretty much forgotten about it until a few days before, cue rush packing! The weather was due to take a turn whilst we were there, so I packed jumpers …

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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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Best way to travel

Planes, Trains and Automobiles, but which is best? So far this year I have been to Holland ((Netherlands) Amsterdam) Italy and Malta and done lots of driving around England. One thing that I have noticed is how stressed I get whilst travelling to my destination, so I have come up with ways I suggest to …

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