Two Bedroom Villa At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort

Up until our trip to Aulani, we had always stayed in studio rooms at the Disney World resorts. They consist of a queen sized bed, a pull-out sofa bed, kitchenette area and a bathroom. Perfect…

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Useful Resources For Planning A Holiday To Orlando

Although I’ve been to Florida many times, I still find planning a holiday there so much fun. Every time we go there is something new to see, because Orlando is always evolving. I find that…

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Which Disney Waterpark Is Best For Your Family?

Whenever we plan a visit to Walt Disney World one of the things I look forward to most is a day at one of the Disney waterparks. We have so much fun tipping each other out of our tubes on the lazy river or racing each other to the bottom of the slides, only to get out and climb back up to the top and start all over again!

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Wild Florida – Our First Airboat Ride Experience

As you may have noticed, I love Florida and Orlando in particular. I’ve been to Florida seven times now and before my most recent trip I was asked several times “why do you keep going…

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Reduce The Cost Of Your Orlando Holiday

Many people are put off of booking a trip to Orlando because of the costs associated with such a holiday. There are several ‘big budget’ items that are unfortunately unavoidable, but there are ways that…

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Is Cortina Worth Visiting In The Summer Months?

When I think of mountains I think of snow, winter and skiing, I definitely don’t think of summertime. So why did we decide to visit Cortina in the Dolomites, which are actually part of the…

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Day Trip To Verona and Lake Garda

During our stay in Venice we decided to go on a day trip to Verona and Lake Garda. Both can be easily reached from Venice in under two hours and this was an organised excursion…

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A Weekend On The South Coast

I love a weekend away, I think it’s so good for the mind and soul to have some time out of our usual routines to relax and explore a new area. Mark and I recently…

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Teenage Girl Disney World Itinerary

With our next trip to Orlando getting ever closer I was talking to the kids about what their ‘Must Dos’ are and I thought it would be fun to share their itineraries with you. We’re…

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Taking Kids To The British Grand Prix

Mark and I are huge Formula 1 fans and have wanted to attend a Grand Prix for years but we always thought it was too expensive and not suitable for kids, so it’s something that…

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48 Hours In Barcelona With Kids

Barcelona has been at the top of my Wanderlust Wishlist for absolutely ages and I was beginning to think I would never get to visit it, so I think you can guess how excited I…

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My 2018 Travel Bucketlist*

As we get ready to say goodbye to 2017, I’ve been looking back at our travels during the year and looking ahead and thinking about where our 2018 Travel Bucketlist might take us.

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How To Get The Most Out Of A Visit To Venice

The advantage of having a birthday in August means that I often get to spend my birthday on holiday. This year we were in Italy and I was determined to spend the day in Venice, as it was somewhere that I have always wanted to visit.

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A Fantastic Day Trip To The Beautiful Murano and Burano

During our visit to Italy we stayed on the Lido De Jesolo which was a perfect base for visiting Venice and its surrounding islands. Rather than book excursions through tour companies we decided to travel like the locals and used the public transport and visit Murano, Burano and Venice.

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A Blissful Weekend In The Cotswolds

I have wanted to visit the Cotswolds, with its pretty villages and gorgeous scenery, for ages so when Mark and I got the opportunity to have a child free weekend I knew exactly where I wanted to go! 

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Where To Stay In Orlando – Villa vs Disney Hotel

There is an abundance of accommodation options in Orlando – villas, apartments, hotels that are off-site of the main theme parks and hotels that are on-site. We have stayed at an off-site hotel, a villa and at some of the Disney hotels. Our two favourite options are the Disney hotels and villas. 

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