Heraklion: 6 things to do on your trip

Based on the living heart of Crete, you will discover the best parts of Heraklion, which take us from the Minoan civilisation to El Greco and Kazantzakis. Here are 6 things to do whilst visiting the beautiful Heraklion. Visit the fortress-emblem The Venetian fortress of Koules dominates the entrance of the old port of Chandakas. The Venetians called it “Fortress on the Sea” (Castello a Mare or Rocca a Mare), but today it retains its Turkish name. It is one of the most intimate and beloved monuments of the city, a symbol of Heraklion. Its construction lasted until 1540 while…

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A guide to the best beaches in Dorset

As a Dorset girl born and bred I am always asked by holiday makers or those planning a trip, where are the best beaches in Dorset? Well, take your pick. Dorset is home to miles and miles of some of the most gorgeous coast line in the United Kingdom. Whether you’re looking for sandy beaches in Dorset or child friendly there are so many to choose from. Over the years we have been lucky enough to have made our way round a lot of beaches in Dorset so here is my guide to the best beaches Dorset has to offer.…

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Sensory Stories At ZSL London Zoo

Sensory Stories At ZSL London Zoo : Review Last week Elsie and I were invited to ZSL London Zoo for Sensory Stories at The Zoo. We have loved being able to get out to sensory play recently so I knew this would be a huge hit with Elsie and I couldn’t wait to see what these new sessions had to offer. It was an early start as we headed for the zoo, the drive wasn’t actually too bad at all the commuter traffic still seems so much quieter than pre-covid. Elsie and I arrived in good time and had a…

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Lottie Turns SIX!

Lottie is SIX!  It’s a cliche and I say it every time we have a birthday but I really can’t believe she is another year older. Her birthday fell in the half term, so I took a couple of days annual leave and we had the best family day all together celebrating her sixth birthday. It’s been a crazy last few months; with being pregnant, Christmas, Maisy and Bella’s birthdays also thrown in the mix. We decided not to have a party but just a nice day out all together. Our day started early (as most children’s birthday’s tend to…

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Victorious Festival

When a family festival is done right you will have the best weekend EVER. One festival that does it right year on year is Victorious Festival. Victorious Festival is held in Southsea, Portsmouth. Victorious combines 3 great days of family fun with amazing artists to give you the most incredible fun filled weekend with your family. The girls and I headed to Victorious Festival last month and had a blast! I had heard good things but they really wow’ed us with what they had to offer. Arriving at the festival itself on Friday was super easy. The usual festival traffic…

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