Wandering in Whitby 

We have spent the last two days exploring the picturesque Yorkshire town of Whitby.  Whitby is famous for being a vibrant fishing village and it does not disappoint. Yesterday was bank holiday Monday and typically everywhere was absolutely jammed packed! Parking is a premium on days like this, it’s also quite expensive at £5 for 4 hours.  Eventually we found …

The Perils of Itchy Feet!! 

I’ve just turned 39, one year off the big 4-0!! For at least half of my life I have have led what can only be considered a nomadic lifestyle. Whether moving houses, cities or countries I have always had a burning desire to move on!  My parents emigrated to Australia in 1981 from a small village in the Borders of …

Red Star Line Museum (Antwerp) 

We took a little overnighter to Antwerp recently and decided to explore the Port area of the city (Eilandje). It’s an area we haven’t really spent much time in so with the sunny shining our first port of call (pun intended!) was the Red Star Line Museum.  This Musuem is dedicated to telling the story of emigrants from all over Europe …

(REVIEW) Holiday Inn Express Antwerp City North 

During a recent stay in Antwerp we booked the Holiday Inn Express Antwerp City North for one night. We booked via booking.com as we always tend to do. We booked for a Friday night and the rate was €89 for a family room including a continental breakfast which we thought for a weekend in Antwerp was pretty good!  Parking is available at the hotel …

(REVIEW) Happy Apartments Barcelona 

We are always on the look out for great family friendly accommodation. We definitely prefer to stay in apartments or aparthotels with separate living and sleeping areas. The amount of times we have had to sit in the dark trying to get our son to sleep! During our recent trip to Barcelona we chose to stay at Happy Apartments. We booked …