Archive for the Holidays Category

We’ve become one of ‘those parents’

Before you have kids you have certain ideas about what sort of parents you’re going to be and you do tend to look at your friends who are already parents and decide whether you will follow their lead or not. I always declared before Master ATWWAH’s arrival […]

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The Dubai Mall

Dubai seems to pride itself on creating the biggest and best of things and the shopping centres there are no different.  During our holiday to Dubai we went to The Dubai Mall a couple of times.  I don’t normally fancy going to shopping centres when I’m on […]

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Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

We stayed in an Ocean Superior King room with balcony at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai in March 2014 for 9 nights booked through Destinology. Dubai has never really been on my list of places to visit but we were looking for some winter sun and wanted […]

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Insotel Fenicia Prestige Suites and Spa, Ibiza

We stayed in a Suite with Private Pool at the Insotel Fenicia Prestige Suites and Spa in June 2013 for seven nights booked through Thomson Holidays. I’d been to Ibiza before in my twenties but never to Santa Eulalia, which is touted as one of Ibiza’s more […]

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My ‘Danger Chip’

It didn’t take Mr ATWWAH long after us first meeting to realise I have, what he calls, a ‘Danger Chip’, especially when it comes to physical activities.  I’d call it common sense but he prefers Danger Chip. At secondary school I went on two adventure holidays, one to Dorset, […]

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Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque, Tenerife

We stayed in a villa at the Bahia del Duque in March 2013 for 7 nights booked through Destinology The hotel is in the resort of Costa Adeje, Tenerife.  We’ve been to a few Canaries resorts before and I always think they are very similar and not […]

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Domes of Elounda, Crete

We stayed here in September 2012 for 8 nights in a premium one room with pool suite.  We booked via Destinology The Domes of Elounda is located just outside the resort of Elounda, overlooking the island of Spinalonga.  The whole hotel is set on the side of […]

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Our Greek adventure

One of the reasons we chose to go on our recent cruise holiday was to visit different Greek islands.  For anyone who has never been to a Greek island you’re missing a treat – they have something for everyone including picture postcard views, history and culture, great […]

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Mrs ATWWAH’s A-Z of Toddler Travel: C is for Cruises

I never thought that I would ever go on a cruise, not least until I was collecting my pension.  They are for old people or those who like to eat a lot and the ships smell of furniture polish and carpets, a bit like a city centre […]

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Mrs ATWWAH’s A-Z of Toddler Travel: B is for Beaches

Your first trip to the beach is a rite of passage.  Mine was in Blackpool and apart from the bitterly cold wind I fondly remember a ride on a donkey and a glass of milk and Club biscuit with my little brother at a café afterwards. Master […]

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