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Bodrum: A Perfect Place to Holiday with Family

Well we’re not having much of a summer here in the UK are we? There’s still time to book a getaway and why not venture somewhere new?

Bodrum – have you heard of it? Maybe not, but this resort town in the sunny southwest of Turkey attracts a fashionable crowd including footballing legend Cristiano Ronaldo (one to appeal to the hubby perhaps!). Bodrum’s celebrity credentials mean it is often thought of as Turkey’s equivalent to Marbella and St Tropez. I’d like to go, wouldn’t you? Well here are four good reasons you should think about travelling there this year:Continue reading

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Skiing in Flaine – Part 2

After reliving my first (and worst) ever snowboarding experience in the previous post, I thought I’d start this post on more of a positive note. Skiing in Flaine was a vast improvement to my first trip to the slopes after all.

I’ve never used video on this blog before, so I’m pretty amateur, but here goes! (Excuse the crazed baby babble at the beginning).Continue reading

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5 things to do in the Algarve on your next family trip

Before I continue my Winter ski holiday posts (there’s more to come on those), I thought I’d better get talking about Summer holidays for a bit, as this is what’s on everyone’s minds.

Since having our baby, our priorities when it comes to what makes a good holiday, have changed. We still want to travel and see new places, but we just have to think about things slightly differently when picking our perfect family holiday destination.

As you know, we love Italy and holiday there regularly, but we’ve been thinking about trying somewhere new and Portugal came to mind. We have lots of friends who also have babies, that holiday there annually, so for fear of missing out, we’ve jumped on that band wagon and done a bit of research ourselves.

Then I discovered The Algarve. Continue reading

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