Luxury travel on a budget – top tips

If I’m totally honest, I’m all about the luxury travel. I know that for some people, travel is all about experiencing the local culture and that a bit of luxury is an added bonus. I’m not one of them – a bit of luxury makes a holiday for me. Don’t get me wrong, I like experiencing different cultures, but if I can retreat back to the luxury of a five star hotel at the end of the day, it makes it so much more enjoyable! As a family of five, holidays can be expensive. However, this hasn’t stopped us enjoying…

Tips for dealing with fear of flying

It’s probably a little ironic that I’m writing about a fear of flying on a travel blog, but unfortunately I suffer from a horrible fear of flying that I’ve had to learn to manage over the years (particularly when the kids came along!) and I wanted to share some tips for dealing with a fear of flying to hopefully help others in the same position. I’ve had a massive fear of flying since I was quite young. I’m not sure exactly what caused it or even if there was a trigger at all, but I do know that whatever I’ve…

Easy guide to buying boys swimwear

Excitement is starting to build in our house, as we are off on holiday for two weeks at Easter! We’re going on a caribbean cruise and we can’t wait. Now the shops are starting to stock their new collections, I’ve started to think about any bits we need to buy, particularly for the kids. On holiday we’ll no doubt be spending lots of time on the beach and swimming in the pools on the ship, so it’s important to choose the right swimwear for everyone – the boys are particularly in need of some new swimwear. Although boys are not much choosy when…