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A Winter Family Break In Prague: Part 2

On our second morning in Prague, the Hilton brought out the big guns and Erin sniffed them out immediately – the Nutella muffins weren’t getting by her! After doing Wenceslas Square on our first day, we decided to go to … Continue reading

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A Winter Family Break In Prague

Following our successful trip to Amsterdam we decided another city break would be perfect for the family. We chose Prague as it’s somewhere we’d been before but Erin hadn’t. We also found a GREAT deal on a five star Hilton. … Continue reading

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Blackpool 2015

A few photos from our family trip to Blackpool. Catching up over a milkshake with her uncle. On the promenade for the Firework World Championships The family pool tournament. Erin realising her dream of visiting the infamous amusements arcades of … Continue reading

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Family Sightseeing in Amsterdam

Our final day was ambitiously set aside as a chilled out sightseeing day. Sightseeing with kids doesn’t always work out but there was plenty for Erin to see in the museum district, so it was a great success. We kicked … Continue reading

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Shopping & Eating in Amsterdam With Kids

Our second day in Amsterdam (our first was spent in the canal district) was spent shopping and eating, two of Erin’s favourite pastimes. We started with a traditional Dutch breakfast of poffertjes, little pancakes usually dusted with icing sugar – … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Canal District With Kids

I wasn’t 100% sure Amsterdam would be a great destination with a kid but it was cheap and 90 minutes away on a plane, and I’ll try anywhere once. We landed, as promised, inside 90 minutes flying direct from Edinburgh. … Continue reading

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Nashville

The final leg of our Memphis & Graceland trip was to Nashville. I was starting to get quite attached to my backpack. I realised during this final leg that I prefer trips over holidays. When I go away I don’t … Continue reading

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Visiting Memphis & Graceland

The temptation to title this post ‘Walking in Memphis’ was strong, but I managed to resist. Just. Following our journey through Mississippi and our brief stop in Tupelo, we arrived in Memphis. On our way we stopped where Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Visiting Elvis Birthplace in Tupelo, Mississippi

When the time came to leave New Orleans, I really wasn’t ready. I’ll definitely return at some point for a longer stay, I loved everything about it. Our escorted tour departed early for Mississippi and Elvis’ birthplace, Tupelo. The house … Continue reading

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100 Things: New Orleans

After enjoying an evening of jazz on a steamboat we were ready to enjoy our one full day in New Orleans. Just around the corner from our hotel (a converted cloth factory) was this memorial, the only reminder that I … Continue reading

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First Taste Of New Orleans

After a day touring Alabama we headed south towards New Orleans through some amazing scenery. We pit stopped at Arby’s which were as frequent as McDonald’s on our trip, the food was much tastier though. A couple more hours and … Continue reading

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Alabama

After a restful night in our first hotel… ..Mum made her peace with the local police (after ‘the incident‘) We boarded our coach and made our way to Alabama. I wasn’t sure what to expect really, this was my first … Continue reading

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The Trip Of A Lifetime… And Being Detained

I hate the idea of a trip of a lifetime, because if it’s true then I’ve already had mine. I don’t think it is though because if anything the trip I took last year has broadened my horizons and I … Continue reading

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