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Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine At Mid Hants Railway – Watercress Line

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We have visited the Watercress Line a couple of times already as both daddy and son are big train enthusiasts. However, we never attended a Meet Thomas Day. For those whose never been there, the Watercress Line is located in Alresford, Hampshire. It’s a heritage railway which was saved by enthusiastic volunteers in 1973, and Watercress Line was re-open as a tourist attraction …

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15 Fun Things To Do In Vienna With Small Children

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I love Vienna. It has been voted to the most liveable city of the world for a reason. I’ve visited plenty of times, however, never with my children until a few weeks ago. Naturally, this time it was a completely different experience, just as we did expect it to be. Not so much of Aperol-Spritzing and Museum Quartier visiting. You …

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Family Dayout Series: Drusillas Park East Sussex Review

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Drusillas Park is located in East Sussex, short drive from the lovely coast. Our first time visit left me with ambivalent feelings. Some parts of it are really nice, but others are just run-down or just random. It has no apparent concept either: bit of a mix of everything, but not too original or exciting. The park tries really hard though: …

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Family Ibiza Holiday With Children – That’s What We Call Luxury!

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Ibiza is forever in my heart since I lived there for a few years. Forget about the notorious party island fame, you can take children and they will love there! The sandy beaches are very safe for children: they are clean, the water is shallow and warm, and most of them has at least one small beach bar (chiringuito) serving …

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Barcelona Revisited (Hotel SB Diagonal Zero Review)

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We travel to Barcelona every year or two because I love there, it’s one of my favourite places in Europe. I lived in Spain for a few years, it feels like home 🙂 It’s always good fun, very child-friendly and a lot warmer in March than in London. This time we wanted to be near the beach but still close …

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Ski Chalets Le Chardon – The Family-Friendly Luxury

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Have you ever tried to go on a ski holiday with small kids or babies? If you have then you’ll know that you usually need to take everything with you. It can take a lot of time to research and plan childcare, family-friendly restaurants and the best ski schools for you and your family. Le Chardon Val d’Isere have everything you …

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Linky – Our Monthly Favourite 5 Things (Join in the game with Suburban-Mum)

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This fun little game is the invention of Suburban Mum, my fellow local blogger. It’s a great way to summarise your last month and look back all the exciting things you did, saw or visited. We can even call it monthly memory board. Here’s our top five for January 2016: We found out we’re having a girl! I had my …

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Review: Independent Guide to Disneyland 2016

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The Independent Guidebooks asked me to review their guide to Disneyland (California). It was an enjoyable task as I visited Disneyland in 2013 on honeymoon (though it was only a brief afternoon visit because we stayed in Huntington Beach). As a matter of fact, we are planning to visit again in the next 2 years. As a travel expert I’ve …

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Roaring Camp and The Redwood Grove Loop Trail (US)

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If you’re looking for a day out for a curious toddler and a husband with mild train obsession – this is the place to be near San Fransisco and Santa Cruz. We purchased our tickets online which is strongly recommended to avoid queueing. However, it will not save you the fight for seating, this bit was a little annoying with a …

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Basque country in early September

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Since we still can – because we’re not restricted by the unfairly short summer school holiday just yet – we have a holiday in every September. We decided to visit the Basque country this time as British Airways flies to Biarritz. We were looking for mainly self catering options like a holiday house rental, because Bobcat was only 15 months old …