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  • 8 Reasons to Vacation in London

    8 Reasons to Vacation in London By Amanda Brown

    Oct 4, 2014 Guest Blogs

    London is a unique and captivating city that finds itself high on the list of many travel bucket lists. It has the distinction of being richly cultural, deeply historical, and more than a little funky as well. Because it offers so much to so many differen…

  • Paultons Park & Peppa Pig World: The Most Sacred Place For Any Toddler

    Paultons Park & Peppa Pig World: The Most Sacred Place For Any Toddler

    Aug 13, 2014 United Kingdom

    The most sacred place in the world for any toddler, without a doubt, is Peppa Pig’s house. And when Peppa and George come to visit you have a recipe for frenzied screams loud enough to rival any One Direction hormone-laden teenage crowd.

  • Getting from London to Amsterdam with Eurostar

    Getting from London to Amsterdam with Eurostar

    Aug 11, 2014 United Kingdom

    We looked at different options for getting from London to Amsterdam – air, rail and sea. When we weighed up the benefits and disadvantages, rail came out on top. It was faster (total journey time), more convenient and a much more all-round pleasant experi…

  • 5 More Things To Do In London

    5 More Things To Do In London

    Aug 9, 2014 United Kingdom

    Last year we wrote a popular post on 10 things to do in London with kids. This year we are adding to it. Some of these things aren’t necessarily ideal for little kids, but the big kids will absolutely love it. Includes theme parks, London Dungeons, Harry …

  • Harry Potter Studio Tour: A Dream For Potter-holics And Those Of Us Less Potter-fied

    Harry Potter Studio Tour: A Dream For Potter-holics And Those Of Us Less Potter-fied

    Aug 8, 2014 United Kingdom

    If you enjoy the Harry Potter books or movies, then a visit to the Studio Tour in London sounds like a wizardy wonderland, doesn’t it? Find out how I got there, got around and weather you should try drinking Butterbeer, and if so, how many.

  • Qbic London: Quirky, Fun And Eco-Friendly

    Qbic London: Quirky, Fun And Eco-Friendly

    Jul 21, 2014 United Kingdom

    When you walk into Qbic London there is a note on the floor “Oh no, not you again!” And somehow the sarcasm, in a strange and quirky way, makes you feel right at home. But one particular decoration in this hotel will stick in my mind forever.

  • 3 Cities In One Day: Budapest, Bratislava And London

    3 Cities In One Day: Budapest, Bratislava And London

    Jul 21, 2014 Hungary

    Follow Erin as she travelled solo from Budapest, Hungary to London, UK via Bratislava in Slovakia in 1 day. And finally the confrontation in Luton Airport that resulted in a sad face. It was a strange adventure, and even weirder ending.

  • Every Family Hotel Needs A Laundry Room Like Mamaison

    Every Family Hotel Needs A Laundry Room Like Mamaison

    Jul 9, 2014 Hungary

    It’s not very often you stay in a lavish hotel in the middle of a bustling, historic city that let’s you wash your clothes for free. And that’s why Mamaison Residence Izabella Budapest quickly became one of my favourite family-friendly hotels.

  • I Can No Longer Say “In 15 Years Of Travel I’ve Never Missed A Flight”

    I Can No Longer Say “In 15 Years Of Travel I’ve Never Missed A Flight”

    Jan 2, 2014 United Kingdom

    It started like any travel day. The cab was on time at our house at 5am for our transport to Stansted airport in London. It was dark and cold. We coasted through the city and down the M11 motorway. With 2 miles to go it looked like we would even be early …

  • What Do You Mean Exciting Food In London?

    What Do You Mean Exciting Food In London?

    Dec 12, 2013 United Kingdom

    We heard about the Eating London Food Tour she organised in the East End and I wondered if it could really be possible. When I thought of British food, I thought of bland flavours, plain dishes and an overall lack of excitement. I never thought of doing a…

  • 10 Things To Do In London With Kids – 5 Of Them Free!

    10 Things To Do In London With Kids – 5 Of Them Free!

    Nov 24, 2013 United Kingdom

    I had never considered London as a children’s destination and was not prepared for the lows (trying to carry a double stroller down underground train stairs) or the highs (two hours in a toy store). Check out our top ten and better yet 5 of them are free!