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9 places to visit within an hour of Alicante

  • July 13, 2020

If you are planning a holiday to Spain, Alicante is a great city to  add to your list of Spanish destinations. All of the major airlines fly into Alicante-Elche airport so it’s easily accessible, and only a 2.5 hour flight from the UK. There are so many things to do in Alicante itself, both with kids and without, but if you are looking to explore some places outside the city >>

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6 child-friendly Spanish tapas

  • June 25, 2020

It’s almost summer again, the time of year many people head off on family holidays. Now that lockdown across the world is coming to an end and countries are opening up their borders again, maybe you’re planning a holiday to Spain. Or maybe you’ve missed out on your summer holiday this year but fancy having a Spanish night at home to make you feel a bit of that holiday spirit? Either >>

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11 things to do in Cartagena, Spain

  • June 1, 2020

If you’re planning a holiday to Spain, whether this summer or further ahead, there are so many great places to choose from. If you’re visiting the Murcia region on the Costa Calida, then the city of Cartagena is only 30 minutes away. We visited Cartagena last summer, and Little H has also been on a school trip. It’s a very interesting city with so much history and plenty of interesting >>

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A snowy weekend in Spain

  • January 7, 2020
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If you’ve ever wondered “does it snow it Spain?”, I can tell you that it does! Just before Christmas we went on a weekend away and saw more snow than we’d ever seen before. We hadn’t been feeling very Christmassy as even in the middle of December we were still sat outside in the sun. It’s quite a weird feeling getting ready for Christmas in weather that’s warmer than summer >>

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Things to do in Valencia in 2 days

  • October 28, 2019
Things to do in Valencia

When we moved to Spain one of the things we were most excited about was to visit a lot more of the country. We haven’t done too badly on holidays in the past, we’ve visited Barcelona, Granada, and Costa del Sol as well as various cities on the Costa Blanca such as Alicante and Benidorm, but there are so many more Spanish locations on our list. For my birthday a >>

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Very Instagrammable Places in Liverpool

  • October 25, 2019

In collaboration with Liverpool ONE When we lived in the UK we loved to explore and visit new places, but living on the South Coast we didn’t make it too far north very often. The crazy thing is that now we live in Spain we could actually get to some of the cities in the north of England by plane quicker than when if we’d had to drive there from >>

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11 things to do in Alicante

  • September 30, 2019

If you’re looking for a seaside city in Spain for your next family holiday, we’d recommend adding Alicante to your list. There are so many great things to do in Alicante, with something for everyone from beaches to museums, shopping to sightseeing. Alicante is on the Costa Blanca, on the southeastern coast of Spain. It’s just a 2-hour flight from the UK and there are plenty of cheap flights via >>

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Viva España! Our Family Summer Holiday

  • August 17, 2018
Viva España!

I’m currently in one of those back-to-work post-holiday moods so thought I’d write a little holiday blog post to cheer myself up and let you all know what we’ve been up to. A couple of days after school finished for the summer holidays we jumped on a plane to Alicante. Normally I’d say in search of some sun, but it was still pretty hot here when we left. However, ‘hot’ >>

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4 Family Friendly Destinations for a UK-Based Holiday

  • July 20, 2018
4 Family-Friendly Destinations for a UK-Based Holiday

If you’re anything like me, you’ll look forward to the family holiday all year. But there’s always the worry it’s going to be more stress than it’s actually worth – especially when you have kids! Will everyone enjoy it? Will the kids get along? Will there be enough to keep everyone busy? You don’t always have to jet off on a plane to find a great holiday destination, there are >>

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7 Of The Safest Destinations To Take The Little Ones This Year

  • April 23, 2018

Summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to think about where we can jet off with the little ones. There are so many places to choose from it can be overwhelming, but that doesn’t mean you should give up searching! Here are some of my favourite destinations that will keep the little ones entertained, as well as keeping everyone safe. Sweden The capital, Stockholm, is the only European >>

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