What’s it really like to go camping in the rain?

As lockdown starts to ease, no doubt the unseasonably warm UK weather will do at the same time. With staycations at the forefront of our new holiday agendas, camping in the rain could be a very real possibility. There are a huge number of people searching online for tips on ‘camping in the rain,’ so…

Holidays to Hurghada: tips for an Egypt Family Holiday

Holidays to Hurghada are slowly becoming more popular, after the reintroduction of direct flights from the UK early this year, after a four year hiatus following a number of terrorist incidents. First and foremost, this is one of the safest places that I have been to with my young family, so I would not hesitate…

Your Tioman Island package vacation: 5 Travel Tips

Here are some essential tips for putting together your own Tioman Island package vacation. This paradise island is throughly recommended, and certainly worth the extra effort to get there. 1.Ensure that you choose the best time to visit Tioman Island Being limited to school holidays, we often find it difficult to find places to visit…

Visiting Tioman Island in Malaysia: 5 Travel Musts

Visiting Tioman Island just off the coast of Eastern Malaysia takes a little bit of effort to get there, but is certainly worth the effort. Here are five ‘musts’ to help with your holiday planning: Ensure that you choose the best time to visit Tioman Island Being limited to school holidays, we often find it…

The Speakeasy bar: a celebration of 1920s US rebellion

To me ‘Speakeasy’ bars conjure up images of enigmatic and illicit glamour, with the name itself going back to the whispered access passwords required during the 1920s prohibition era. Having managed to have a rare weekend away sans children a few years ago, we finally had an opportunity to visit a bar styled as a…