Category Archives: Destinations

HPB Henllys Anglesey Review

I must admit, I had never heard of the holiday property bonds before my in-laws joined up. But when we were looking for a last minute UK holiday destination in the middle of the summer holidays, it seemed like a good time to give it a try. While, HPB has properties around the UK and internationally, the only one available at our notice was Henllys Anglesey just outside of Beaumaris. So without any research to the area we booked banking on the quality of the accommodation.  Continue reading HPB Henllys Anglesey Review

Is Plas Newydd family friendly? 5 reasons why we think so

Determined to explore more of the UK now we are no longer expats,I decided to take a week exploring the beautiful island of Anglesey in North Wales. Armed with my new National Trust Membership, our first port of call on the island was the beautiful Plas Newydd House and Gardens. Here are 5 reasons why we think it is fantastic family day out!  Continue reading Is Plas Newydd family friendly? 5 reasons why we think so

What to do Chatsworth House and Gardens

Chatsworth has to be hands down my favourite stately home in the UK. As an ardent Austen fan, who wouldn’t love to visit the location of Pemberly from the BBC adaption. I have visited many times before but this time was special as it was my first visit with our little lady in tow. We were keen to discover whether Chatsworth is a family friendly day out. What we discovered was that it absolutely was! Here are some suggestions for what to do at Chatsworth with or without kids in tow!  Continue reading What to do Chatsworth House and Gardens

The ultimate guide of where to stay in Doha 

When traveling to a new place it can be hard to decide where to stay. Not knowing how transport works, accessibility of attractions versus hotel amenities it can be a minefield. Having lived in Doha for over 3.5 years there are very few hotels we’ve not tried so think we are pretty well qualified to help people decide where to stay in Doha. So whether you are traveling as a family, for business or just looking for so,e great amenities we have you covered.  Continue reading The ultimate guide of where to stay in Doha 

What to do Portmeirion – 8 amazing ideas

When we were looking for things to do during our trip to North Wales, Portmeirion was mentioned to me countless times so I really had to go! Portmeirion is a pastel coloured village situated nearby Portmadog. But this is no ordinary Welsh village. Operated by a commercial entity and looking more like Portofino or Cinque Terre than Portmadog or Prestatyn, Portmeirion is completely unique – but what is there to do on a day trip to Portmeirion? Continue reading What to do Portmeirion – 8 amazing ideas

Marram Grass Review – a Must Eat on Anglesey

When we settled on Anglesey for a holiday with grandparents, the first thing my mum said was we’d have to have lunch at Ellis Barrie’s place. Well living abroad I must admit I’d not heard of Ellis Barrie of Great British menu fame. A quick google soon convinced me that any foodie visiting Anglesey would be remiss not visiting the Marram Grass. So quickly I got on the phone to make a reservation!  Continue reading Marram Grass Review – a Must Eat on Anglesey

Review of our Luxury lodge stay at Darwin Forest Country Park

It had been a stressful month in the Wandermust Household! Moving continents is a lot of work! When we found a spare few days I quickly jumped onto the computer to look for a luxurious and relaxing break away. Darwin Forest Country Park jumped out at me as soon as I saw it. It looked like the perfect mix of luxury, relaxation and English charm. So did it live up to my exceptionally high expectations? Continue reading Review of our Luxury lodge stay at Darwin Forest Country Park

Darwin Forest Country Park what to do during your stay

Sometimes its not about the accommodation (though I must admit the accommodation at Darwin Forest Country Park was fab – as you will discover in next week’s post), but what you can do somewhere that is the most important thing when booking a family holiday. And there are plenty of things to do at Darwin Forest Country Park. So here are my suggestions for what to do at Darwin Forest Country Park in rain or sunshine and for the young and the not so young! Continue reading Darwin Forest Country Park what to do during your stay

Baby’s First Spring Holiday Ideas – March – May

There are so many firsts to treasure with your new baby – Christmas, Birthdays, food, smiles. One of the firsts I was most looking forward to was taking baby on her first holiday! But where is the perfect destination for baby’s first holiday? Here are my family and some other family travel bloggers favourite places to go for Baby’s first Spring holiday.

Spring is a great time of year to travel whether you are in the Southern hemisphere or Northern hemisphere so whether you want a city break or a beach break we have you covered  with some great global suggestions for baby’s first holiday ideas – a month by month spring destination guide. Continue reading Baby’s First Spring Holiday Ideas – March – May

Eat sleep breathe Rome – the not to miss on a lux family trip to Rome the eternal city! 

Rome the eternal city is perhaps my favourite city in the world. I love the history, the culture and the food. So if you want to make the most out of a visit to Rome the eternal city here are our not to miss essentials so you too can Eat, Sleep and Breathe Rome: Continue reading Eat sleep breathe Rome – the not to miss on a lux family trip to Rome the eternal city!