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10 Winter weekend getaways in the USA

10 Winter weekend getaways in the USA

Winter is often the best time to plan a vacation in the U.S. — popular tourist hotspots are quieter, temperatures across the south are milder, and snow turns the northern states into a winter wonderland. Florida is one of my dream destinations to visit in the USA and I would love to visit and do lots of little trips at once. If you've got a weekend off during the winter months and you're not sure how to spend it, consider a trip to one of these idyllic destinations.  VIEW the POST

How to reduce costs (and stress) on long road trips

How to reduce costs (and stress) on long road trips

Long road trips can be loads of fun. But they can also cost you more money and make you more stressed than they should. This post gives you three simple ways to save cash and stress before you head off for your next epic journey. Read them, absorb them, and then make sure you put them in place. If you do then your next road trip will be a lot more fun.  VIEW the POST

Keeping a World Map log of our family travel

When Hubby and I got married, I said I would travel the world with him and that we would do it with the kiddies too. Hubby took a year out and travelled before we got together and I wanted to explore it, we just had jobs and then kids. It got harder to do. We are still on a mission to do this, it’s just a lifelong event. We keep a log of our adventures on our World Map. It’s such an inspiring canvas to have on the wall. …

Planning a stress free family trip to Phuket

Planning a stress free family trip to Phuket

Over the years, as the children have got older, we have realised quite how stressful planning a trip abroad can be. Everything from worrying about the cots when the children were babies, to what activities there are on offer as they get older. There are so many things to think about so I thought I would capture a few helpful tips and my chosen location is Phuket (it's on my bucket list). VIEW the POST

How to  travel on a budget with a family

How to travel on a budget with a family

Having a great family vacation when you are on a budget is not a mission impossible. All you need is a solid plan and picking the right season, getting tickets on time, as well as booking accommodation that will give you the most for its price. Here's how to travel on a budget: VIEW the POST