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Family holidays UK. Travel tales from hiking the tallest mountains, boating in stormy seas and walking amongst dinosaur bones and glow in the dark diamonds in London. Comedy adventures staying in haunted hotels, Harry Potter stately homes and former lifeboat stations. Anecdotes, realism and a bit of fun.

Oxfam team photo Reading, Volunteering at festivals

Volunteering at festivals – 22 essential survival tips

Fancy seeing some rock icons whilst volunteering at festivals for Oxfam? Why not embark upon a new era of working family holidays? Don a tabard, pick up a radio and dance the night away, introducing the next generation to the joy of festival life.

Port Merion wales road trip

Wales Road Trip – 7 quirky stops

A Wales road trip has a few secret rabbits under it’s hat. Yes, there are mountains, castles and sheep, but there are also Italianate villages, Victoriana sweetshops and sweeping surfing beaches.

Titanic museum, things to do in Belfast with teenager

11 unique things to do in Belfast with teenagers

From standing on the virtual hull of the world’s most famous sunken ship to hanging out in prisons and opulent Victorian gin palaces, Belfast has a unique combination of activities to capture your teen’s attention. Not to mention handling rubber bullets, signing peace walls and learning to fly.

ArcellorMittal slide, Olympic Park, London for kids

London for kids in 2021 – 23 essential insider tips

With sparkling Lidos, parakeets in the parks and Olympic slides, London with kids is always brilliant. And the good news is it can totally be done on a budget in Covid, even in the rain. It is harder to plan than usual and you need back-ups at your finger tips Here are my top tips for how to navigate setting up an itinerary with a few lessons learned along the way.

Devon Cliffs caravan with decking, caravan holidays

Top 10 Best Sun Holiday Parks in South West England

The best holiday parks we have found in our decade of travels around the Sun holiday parks in South West England. This is my essential guide to the ultimate on-site activities, on-your-doorstep beach access, adventurous local attractions and favourite towns.

Challaborough Caravan Site, caravan holidays

Essential guide for booking Caravan Holidays UK

An essential guide for what to look for in a site and a caravan, how to bag one on a budget and booking lessons learned. 2021 brings you palm trees and cocktail bars by the sea. Staycations can look more tropical than you’d imagine!