A Local’s Guide to York!

York has a very special place in heart, I got engaged in York, I lived there for awhile, it’s a place I keep returning back to and one day would like to call it home again. In my opinion, York has something for everyone so here are my tips for making the most of your trip to York by doing as the locals do! View Post

Eat, sleep, breathe Kings Cross, London 

Kings Cross is a place many people associate with journeys rather than as a destination in itself. But if you have a few hours to wile away waiting for your train or perhaps you want to explore a new area of  London then this guide to kings cross is for you!  View Post

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.  View Post

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!  View Post

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!  View Post