Beefeaters (or Yeoman Wardens) from the Tower of London

8 Cultural Must-See Sights In London

Around 15 million tourists visit London every year, attracted by the capital’s cultural history and vibrant entertainment industry. I feel very lucky to live so close to London and be able to explore the city on a fairly regular basis. London has a wealth of iconic buildings, museums, castles and Royal palaces as well as […] Read more…

City Tripping London

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Far away from the city bustle, my and family and I enjoyed some time in the mountains last week. It was sunny (hurrah) with lots of skiing – and fun! Before we headed off to the French Alps, we had a wonderful day out at the London Transport Museum. I am linking  the post to […] Read more…

London Transport Museum

Day Out At The London Transport Museum 

As you can know from this blog, we love to travel the world as a family but we are also very passionate about exploring the UK and what our local area has to offer too. When I was approached to take part in a Staycation challenge by Scottish Friendly, I gladly accepted. Its new Disposable Income Index shows that 19% of people […] Read more…

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Ethical Global Gift Ideas For The Whole Family

Buying gifts for friends and family is something I rather enjoy and I always strive to find something a bit different or unique. But I am also becoming increasingly conscious about where the products I buy originate from and how they are made. As such I am always on the lookout for more socially responsible companies who are also champions for […] Read more…

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City Tripping #63

It barely seems like yesterday that we came back from skiing and now it’s almost time to head off again as February half term looms closer. What travel plans do you have for this month? We are revisiting the Alps for a few days next week (which means I really HAVE to publish my post from […] Read more…

Travel writing competition

Are You The Next Great Travel Writer?

Have you ever fancied being a travel writer? Perhaps you have a stack of stories you’ve written down but never shared. Perhaps the tales are swirling around in your head, desperate to be written down. Well now is the time! There’s no point keeping them to yourself. Why not write them down and enter a new travel writing […] Read more…

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City Tripping #62

I find it quite fascinating how we can visit a sight, city or country and have a completely different perspective and experience than the person next to us. Having read through all your lovely comments on the post I linked last week about my visit to Gamla Stan in Stockholm, it was very insightful to hear […] Read more…

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