The main goal of our recent holiday in Tuscany was to relax, get some sunshine and visit the beach. We had lush sunshine and it was over 30 degrees everyday, but aside from a couple of beach trips, the trip was far from the easy relaxing trip we anticipated. It was jam packed with adventures, whining kids, late nights, pasta, and despite the madness, we still had a brilliant adventure… View Post

We seemed to have fallen into a pattern over here when it comes to our Summer Holidays; alternating UK travel with going “abroad”. Last year was Cornwall, the year before Italy, next year Scotland, and this year? Well it just so happens we booked that yesterday, and are heading back to Italy. This year though we are heading a little more south (but not too much) and come August we… View Post

Last weekend I fulfilled a little dream from my Bucket list when Mr Smith and I (and a sneaky 5 month old) enjoyed Christmas Markets galore in Hamburg. I don’t think I will ever forget the jovial feeling and magical scenes I witnessed, walking beneath the reams of twinkling lights that lined the streets of this fabulous city. As Germany’s second largest city, Hamburg is a fab place for kids and… View Post

This my last and final post relating to our holiday in Italy – save the best til last right? Its basically very few words but lots of snaps about the day we spent in Venice, a tick off the bucket list, my new fave city and definitely somewhere I completely and instantly loved! I wish we could have ridden a gondola but 80euro isn’t justifiable at this stage of life… View Post