Universal Orlando: the best rides and shows

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Have you been to Universal Studios in Orlando before? Perhaps you are planning a trip to Florida and wondering if the Universal parks are worth it. Well we certainly think so. Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure are next door to each other and connected by The Hogwarts Express, they are two of our favourite […]

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Top 50 driving distractions

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Children squabbling in the back of the car has been sited as one of the top 50 driving distractions for motorists. A study by OnePoll.com, found that the top 50 common distractions includes children fighting with each other, other road users driving with full beam on in the dark and listening to a favourite song […]

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#BlackpoolHasItAll – part three

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If you are a regular reader of the blog you might have read our recent #BlackpoolHasItAll articles. If not and you fancy a look you can find the first article here and a specific focus on Blackpool Zoo here. The first stop on our Blackpool adventure was Madame Tussauds. I honestly thought that we would be around here […]

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Family-friendly days out: part two

Welcome to part two in our series of Family-friendly days out. We’ve recently been to Greenwood Forest Park in North Wales, to see how it fairs for a fun family day out. The story behind the park is really interesting in itself – this video is worth a watch. What to expect: There is lots […]

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Exploring Scotland as a family

I love Scotland. As a child my experience was not great. I remember coming home from school and my dad announcing we were going skiing for a few days there over Half Term. This was a bit random as all our skiing trips had been to France and back then I didn’t even know you […]

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