How Much Can You Save with a Family & Friends Railcard?

Parenting is all about balance, isn’t it? Like on the one hand, we want to give our little ones special half-term days out and magical memories. And on the other hand, we like having money left at the end of the month. Let’s face it, days out in the UK…

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Shoot My Travel Review: A Family Photo Walk in LA

This Shoot my Travel review is for you, If you’ve ever thought about using a vacation photographer!  A highlight of our time in LA this summer was our photo shoot with Shoot My Travel. I paid for this particular shoot with my own, hard-earned cash. Many of the Shoot my Travel…

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Summer Road Trip Part 1: Los Angeles with a Teen

We’re here. We’re finally here. Honestly, that was my over-riding thought as we watched the sun set over Venice Beach two weeks ago. We had originally planned to be in the US a month ago, but at the last moment Flea’s ESTA was cancelled. For those who haven’t been to…

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Bahia Principe Dominican Republic: Our Review

Last week we spent a week at the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa. It’s an all-inclusive resort in Samana, Dominican Republic. Confession time : this was a holiday that involved zero planning or research. Needed: A Last Minute Holiday! We were actually due to fly to LA on Saturday morning. Then…

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Your Ultimate Holiday Checklist

What’s on your holiday checklist? We’re almost two weeks into the summer holidays in our house, and I’m in the final stages of planning for our annual summer holiday/road trip. Honestly, I use the word “planning” in its loosest sense. This is not a house with packing lists or spreadsheets.…

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