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Summer Fun in Norfolk, England

We spent the week following the August Bank Holiday soaking up the glorious weather on the North Norfolk Coast. It’s just a 2-hour drive from home and it’s one of our favourite places for family fun. Every man and his dog was out, the sea was a beautiful turquoise blue and conditions on Holkham Beach Read More

A Day in Paradise, Hertfordshire

This week, we took a walk on the wild side and visited Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne, Herts. It’s not the biggest zoo, but they’ve got a great selection of animals and the size made it a bit more manageable. I guess that’s why there were so many younger families there. Plus, there’s a whole Read More

Panda Pals at Shepreth Wildlife Park

The Kid Explorers have gone mad for Red Pandas since our trip to the zoo this week. These bamboo-munching tree huggers are just beautiful, but sadly numbers in the wild are on a rapid decline due to poaching and habitat loss. This gorgeous guy came down from his cosy perch to grab a snack. Read More

Tenerife: Lava Loving in the Canary Islands

Okay, I admit it. I can, on occasion, be a bit of a travel snob. Whenever I’ve considered the Canary Islands as a destination in the past, I’ve always imagined them to be full of concrete resorts swamped by drunken Brits turning a nice shade of lobster-red as they pretend to keep an eye on Read More

Ireland: Jungles & Ruins on the Ring of Kerry

A few years back, Global Gran and my beloved Dad went on holiday to Ireland with my brother and his young daughter, and she had been raving about it ever since. I’d heard the scenery was amazing so was more than happy to join her, Big Brother and the Nifty Niece on a repeat visit. Read More