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  • Addicted to Game of Thrones

    Tweet “Don’t get attached to anyone, everyone dies,” No 1 Son warned me on Good Friday when I sat down to watch the first episode of Game of Thrones. He was right, sort of (don’t…

    April 14, 2016
  • Our Walt Disney World adventure

    Tweet Travelling with teenagers is not like travelling with small children: they are much more independent, they are even more strong-willed, they are basically vampires (they sleep most of the day, then they wake and want…

    February 23, 2016
  • Be an ABTA earlybird to get a great holiday deal

    Tweet I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to flying to Orlando on Saturday – the thought of getting out of this dismal cold weather and soaking up that Florida sunshine is the…

    January 18, 2016
  • My 2016 travel wishlist

    Tweet I know, I know it’s been a while since I blogged; but I spent late November/early December in Asia (more on that story later) and then what with work and Christmas, well, I…

    January 11, 2016
  • Falling for Abu Dhabi

    Tweet I love being surprised when I travel, and that’s what happened in Abu Dhabi. Because before I visited there on my trip to the UAE I guess my only real impressions of Abu…

    November 27, 2015
  • Discovering Dubai

    Tweet I’ve always loved going away for my birthday, so earlier this month, when the opportunity came up to fly to Dubai and spend a few nights before embarking on a luxury cruise I…

    November 26, 2015
  • Long weekend in New Orleans

    Tweet Last weekend I was in New Orleans, a city I first visited when I was 21 and backpacking across the US. My memories of New Orleans mostly revolved around Hurricanes (big tall cocktails)…

    October 1, 2015
  • Our Quantum of the Seas Asia cruise

    Tweet Apologies for the short break  – The Mum Blog has been having a little makeover to make it slightly more sophisticated *cough*. I hope you like it 😉 So, I’ve told you about…

    September 28, 2015
  • Hanging out in Fukuoka Japan

    Tweet The second port of call on our Asia cruise was Fukuoka (which to No 1 Son’s annoyance I kept mispronouncing). After our trip to Nagasaki we were in the mood for experiencing as…

    August 26, 2015
  • Visiting Nagasaki

    Tweet The first port of call on our cruise on Quantum of the Seas from Shanghai was Nagasaki, Japan, and we were there on August 10 – the day after the 70th anniversary of…

    August 25, 2015