Archive for the Holidays Category

NCL Cruise – Athens and Kusadasi

As well as two port calls in Croatia our NCL Med cruise also stopped in Athens and Kusadasi; both places which I’d never visited before. Athens The ship docked in Athens with a very surreal view of office blocks.  It was certainly a change from the deep blue […]

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NCL Cruise – Dubrovnik and Split

We’ve recently come back from a 7 day cruise on NCL’s Norwegian Jade.  We’ve cruised on the Jade before when we did a Greek islands cruise holiday and loved it.  When we saw that the same ship did a cruise around the Med including two stops in […]

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8 Things To Do Instead Of Holiday Packing

The only thing I dislike about going on holiday is packing for the trip.  Packing to come home is easy, you just chuck it all in the case; your only concern is spending as little time packing as you can so you can eke out the holiday […]

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The Isles of Glencoe Hotel

Since Master ATWWAH’s arrival we have had a UK holiday every year.  There is something that takes you back to your own childhood about going on holiday in the UK.  We’ve been to Devon, Cornwall and the Isle of Wight, all glorious places to take babies and […]

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Travel Is Education

Master ATWWAH will be starting school in September and I’m already feeling a bit constrained with holiday plans.  We deliberately go on holiday during term time at the moment as it is usually cheaper and quieter.  When we were recently in Lanzarote the last couple of days […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About Eating Out With Kids On Holiday

Before having children eating out on holiday was almost always an experience to be savoured involving spontaneous decisions about where to eat, getting a bit dressed up after a day of exploring or sunbathing and enjoying new foods.   This all changes when you take young kids on holiday. I […]

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Three Places To Visit In One Day In Lanzarote

On our recent holiday to Lanzarote we hired a car for four days so that we could see some more of the island than just Playa Blanca, where we were staying.  Playa Blanca is on the south west tip of the island but it is really easy […]

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Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote

The island of Lanzarote is only 37 miles long and 12 miles wide, making it the fourth largest Canary Island, and ideal for hiring a car and doing some trips out while you are there. We stayed in Playa Blanca, which is at the south west tip of the […]

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Places To Eat In Playa Blanca, Lanzarote With The Kids

We never book all-inclusive or full-board at hotels and rarely take up the half-board offers.  It can get a bit ‘samey’ eating in the same place every day even if the hotel has different restaurants to choose from.  Before booking our stay at the Princesa Yaiza I […]

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Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

On our recent Lanzarote holiday we stayed at the Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel in Playa Blanca, on the south east coast of the island.  It has great sea views, with access to the Playa Dorada beach, and is half way between the Marina Rubicon and Playa Blanca […]

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