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Swimming pools in Iceland

October 16, 2013

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Swimming in Iceland is a wonderful experience – the geothermal pools are in every town, even the smallest and they are often the social hub of the community. I would have liked to have experienced more Icelandic pools and it’s one (amongst many!) of the reasons I can’t wait to return. The Blue Lagoon is […]

Swimming pools in Iceland

October 16, 2013

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Swimming in Iceland is a wonderful experience – the geothermal pools are in every town, even the smallest and they are often the social hub of the community. I would have liked to have experienced more Icelandic pools and it’s one (amongst many!) of the reasons I can’t wait to return. The Blue Lagoon is […]

London – Southbank – with Children!

August 22, 2013

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I love London! I love so much about it – the atmosphere, the sense of history, the fun, the food, the laughter…it’s got it all. So a weekend in Southbank sounded like a great idea…a chance to relax and soak up the atmosphere. This area is fantastic with children and there is SO much going […]

ICELAND – with children

August 17, 2013

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Iceland has been on my personal bucket list for as long as I can remember so when I heard about a number of low cost airlines opening up the route between the UK and Iceland I leapt at the chance of taking a family trip. I didn’t know what to expect but what we got […]

PARIS – with children!

August 4, 2013

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“Paris with children? Oh, you must be going to Euro Disney? No?? But what will you do?” Well, actually, quite a lot! In fact we had a wonderful, often magical time. 1. How to get around We flew with Easyjet from the UK to Paris and got a great deal by booking pretty far in […]

Travel Mishaps – “Closed on Mondays”

August 1, 2013

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Because travel, especially with children, is rarely if ever completely mishap free I thought it would be interesting to look at some of those times when things don’t go exactly to plan! So, here’s my latest mishap! On our recent trip to Paris my 6 year old son was feeling a little ill but we […]

The best…Ice Cream

July 30, 2013

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One of my best friends is a bit of an ice cream connoisseur and when she heard we were off to Paris she told us – we HAD to go to Berthillion on Île Saint-Louis to try their ice cream.  We made the trek last this week when we were there and spotted it straight […]