When we were looking for Florida holidays we decided to book with Virgin holidays which meant we would having Virgin Atlantic flights to Florida. We decided to fly different classes for the 2 flights - Economy Delight for the outbound flight and Premium for our overnight return flight, we weren't disappointed with our choices! From … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic Flights to Florida – Is Premium really worth pushing the budget for?
Another last minute holiday for us back in 2019, our last before Oscar arrived. This time to Hotel Polynesia in Benalmadena Spain. This is one of the most unusual hotels we have ever stayed at but in a good way! Around 27 weeks pregnant Cost We booked this one on 30th September and we flew … Continue reading Hotel Polynesia – The most unusual hotel in Benalmadena
In May 2019 during our period of home schooling, before everyone ended up home schooling, we decided to take the girls over to Portugal. This was a real last minute decision - I booked it 7.10pm on 12th May and we flew out 6.50pm on 13th May. It was a bargain - 3 nights at … Continue reading Cerro Mar Colina – a last minute Portugal trip
Back in 2018 we decided we would be doing Hollys 1st birthday and Christmas on holiday in Cape Verde. We hadn't actually planned Cape Verde but when we dropped into Tui our travel advisor had recommended it due to the short flight (around 5 hours) and the warn temperatures even in December. We booked this … Continue reading Cape Verde Family Hotels – Sol Dunas & Melia Dunas Sal
For our trip to Florida we opted to stay at Encore Resort Reunion in a Villa with private pool - we felt this would work better for us as there were 11 of us (4 adults and 7 children!) the idea of being stuck in hotel rooms didn't really appeal! We booked through Virgin Holidays … Continue reading Encore Resort Reunion Florida Private Villa Rental
We knew we wanted to squeeze in a water park and as Typhoon Lagoon is closed and its $20 (£15) to park (!) at Volcano Bay so we decided to go to Blizzard Beach. The weather was looking good with highs of 23, so not too hot either. We thought we would only spend a … Continue reading Blizzard Beach – Beach day without the sandy mess!
We were most excited about visiting Hollywood Studios, it's one park I do remember from when I visited in 1994 (When I was 9!) And again when we visited in 2019. All information & exchange rates are correct at the time of our visit (28th November) Prices exclude tax I'm going to start off with … Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action It’s Hollywood Studios Time!
Next stop - Animal Kingdom! I love the Animal Kingdom, firstly because it's a great park, but also because there is lots of shade. Animal Kingdom is a zoological park based over 580 acres it is not only the largest of the Disney parks but also the largest theme park in the world. All information & … Continue reading Animal Kingdom Orlando Florida
I always think Epcot is a bit of a boring more aimed at adults park, until we get to Epcot and I remember it does actually have some really cool rides and features to it. When searching for Epcot facts I found out that Epcot actually stands for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. It opened in … Continue reading Epcot – The forgotten Park!
Today was our first 'park' day and we obviously had to start with the big one - Magic Kingdom. This was a super long day for us as we got there at just after 8am and stayed right though to the Fireworks at 8pm. All information is correct as of our visit on 24th November … Continue reading Visiting Magic Kingdom during Covid