Travel Tips

  • Best Bookshops in Chicago

    admin February 29, 2020

    *This is a sponsored post and some of the links are affiliate if you click through and purchase anything it doesn’t cost you any extra but is a great way to support me and my content. A short while ago I was lucky enough to go on a bookish trip to Chicago. It was not only my first time in Chicago, but my first time in the US. And although…

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  • Which Area of the Lake District is Best For Me?

    admin November 22, 2019

    *AD – This is a collaborative post* Planning a Lake District trip is never quite as easy as it first might seem – there are loads of different places to visit, lots of sights to see and activities to do, and a huge selection of…

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  • Why You Should Learn the Local Lingo When Travelling

    Jess McGlynn June 26, 2017

    Having recently just returned from a trip to Italy, I was surprised at myself when we landed in Pisa and I realised I had forgotten to even look up a few of the basic phrases we might need.  Cue a quick hop onto Google and…

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  • Long Car Journeys with Kids ǀ Travel

    Jess McGlynn February 21, 2017

    Over the past few years we have made several long car journeys with Meg and Eli; having family who live all over the country means that we are fairly used to hopping in the car and driving for 2-3 hours at a time.However, we have…

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  • London with Kids ǀ Travel

    Jess McGlynn February 14, 2017

    Welcome to the second part of my mini-series about travelling with kids.  For my first post, dedicated to Malaga you can click here.I spend a lot of my working life writing about amazing things you can see and do in London so I feel fairly…

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  • Malaga with Kids ǀ Travel

    Jess McGlynn February 7, 2017

    This month I wanted to bring you a series of posts, all about travelling with children.  Obviously we are a family of four and the majority of our travel involves taking the children along with us (although if you want a luxury kid-free holiday then…

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  • Glamping versus Camping With Children

    Jess McGlynn September 16, 2014

    We have now done both camping and glamping with our children and I can, hand on heart say, that whilst glamping is inevitably more expensive than a regular old camping trip, when it comes to going away with children, you can’t beat it. Here’s why:…

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  • What Not To Do When Travelling with Young Children

    Jess McGlynn June 23, 2013

    Something that might be on a lot of parents minds at the moment is travelling with young children.  We did A LOT of driving for our recent holiday.  The total amount of time we spent in the car with our 4 year old and our…

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