The City of London, UK

City Tripping #46

Isn’t it great when you visit a city with little expectations and end up being pleasantly surprised? Gothenburg in Sweden was one of those cities for me. Despite arriving on a very rainy day, once the clouds had cleared we discovered a city filled with sights and attractions and with loads to do for children. As we […] Read more…

City Tripping 45

City Tripping #45

As a hot, sultry September day shone down on us last week my little girl had her first day at school. She took it completely in her stride and I have been so proud of her and how she has adapted to her new life in ‘big school’. This momentous moment does have a fairly large […] Read more…

The Olympic Park, Stratford, London

What Happened To London’s Olympic Park, Stratford?

In August 2012 Olympic fever hit London. The Olympic Games held in the UK capital were a huge success with tickets quickly selling out and a jubilant atmosphere descending upon London. My husband and I got tickets to the wrestling at the ExCel centre. Not exactly a sport I was massively familiar with but it was an interesting […] Read more…

City Tripping Buenos Aires

City Tripping #44

This week marks a huge milestone for us…Mrs T starts school! It’s crazy how quickly it has come around and it only feels like yesterday that we celebrated her fourth birthday at Peppa Pig World. Well, it was last month to be precise. She’s going to be one of the youngest in her class. Bless. […] Read more…

The Royal Palace, Oslo, Norway

36 Hours In Oslo With Kids 

Our brief visit to Oslo marked our first-ever trip to Norway and allowed me to tick another country on my long bucket list. It was the start of a 10-day Scandinavian trip with our two daughters aged four years old and three months. Although only there for 36 hours, we managed to see a fair few sights […] Read more…

City Tripping #43

City Tripping #43

After ten days on the road, travelling from the Norwegian capital Oslo through Sweden to Stockholm, we are finally back in the UK. It was an awesome trip, fairly exhausting at times with two children in tow but we managed to see a good chunk of Sweden. On our packed schedule were some well known places […] Read more…

The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

10 Ways To Save Money In Oslo 

Norway is a country which gets a bad reputation for being expensive with its capital city, Oslo, the worst culprit. Justified? I’m afraid so. Food and alcohol all come at a price but Oslo is a city worth visiting and we found it to be particularly good for us, travelling as a family. Here’s some ways you […] Read more…

City Tripping 42

City Tripping #42

Scandinavia. This time last year we had never been to the region, now we’ve visited three countries there. After falling in love with Copenhagen and a short trip to Malmo, we have just done two countries in the space of two days as we embark on a 10-day trip. We are currently in Gothenburg, Sweden after […] Read more…

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