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2 Top tips for a break in the UK

2 Top tips for a break in the UK

Are you planning a break in the UK this year? Would you like some suggestions as to where to go? How about some handy tips to help you save money? The UK is a glorious place to visit whatever time of the year. There’s plenty to keep all members of the family occupied and entertained and some beautiful stretches of countryside and coastline to explore. You can choose from a wide range of different accommodation, andmany of the options don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Whether the UK is already your home or you’re traveling from far away locations, here are some tips to help make your UK break an unforgettable one.VIEW the POST

Three places you need to visit in the UK

Three places you need to visit in the UK

The summer is finally here, and that means your holidays are too! All year you’ve been excited to take your family somewhere new and exciting, where memories can be made, and fun can be had. When planning the big getaway, it can be easy to go for package deal holidays, where the hotels and swimming pools will be chaotic with other families. Why don’t you consider staying on home soil and exploring what the British Isles have to offer instead? Many people might not consider the UK as their holiday destination, but there are so many fantastic places you need to visit, things to do, and people to meet.VIEW the POST

5 essential UK festival experiences on my bucket list

I love a bucket list, most of the time I do not write them down. I am one of those people that until the very last moment, everything is an opportunity. Recently I have been thinking about family festivals. We have only experienced this once with the children. It wasn’t a music festival or anything, it was Blogstock. It gave us a little taster of what a bigger festival would be like. …

The best weekend getaways in the UK

The best weekend getaways in the UK

We’re just about in the peak of summer. The weather’s hot, the days are long, and people everywhere are yearning for a holiday before the weather cools off again. If a trip abroad isn’t in the cards this year, there are still a range of destinations closer to home that will make a wonderful weekend break. From catching some rays in Tenby to ambling around Cotswold villages, here are some of the best weekend breaks in the UK.VIEW the POST

A guide to selecting the best housing option for your aging parents

A guide to selecting the best housing option for your aging parents

If you are currently gearing up to have a ‘big talk’ about the future with your elderly parents, you’re probably feeling a bit nervous about the outcome. Thankfully, I do not have to worry about this as both of my parents are in their 50's, but it does make me worry about how things will be. Especially as I have watched how things with my GrandFathers have developed over the years, it's difficult. It's an emotional rollercoaster for everyone involved. While making decisions on behalf of a mentally diminished parent can be emotionally draining, there are fewer worries about how to approach the situation and how to bring up the subject of outside care. With cognitively able parents, it can be tough just getting past the mental barrier that says ‘I’m the child. I can’t be in charge of this.’ VIEW the POST