Back to Alton Towers: Our First Visit With Coronavirus Restrictions in Place

I wrote yesterday about our trip to CBeebies land, so by now, you’ve probably already worked out that this weekend we took our first visit to Alton Towers post-covid. This was, in fact, our first visit to any larger national-scale venue since the coronavirus restrictions started to lift, so I thought I would write aContinue reading “Back to Alton Towers: Our First Visit With Coronavirus Restrictions in Place”

Portaventura, Spain: A Family-Friendly Theme Park For Youngsters and Thrill Seekers Alike

Yes, it’s another theme park post! This time it’s a 7 night stay in the PortAventura El Paso Hotel, and visit the three parks that make up the resort. These are the PortAventura theme park, the Ferrari Land theme park and the Caribe Aquatic Park (that’s a water park to you and I!) The DetailsContinue reading “Portaventura, Spain: A Family-Friendly Theme Park For Youngsters and Thrill Seekers Alike”

Winter Efteling: Uncommercial magic, without the mouse!

We have visited, and loved, Disneyland Paris at Christmas. But Winter Efteling at Christmas is a whole different ball game! Whilst Efteling is a commercial endeavour (they’re a theme park, their whole job is to make money) there are fewer gift shops, fewer ‘add-ons’, and no real pressure to spend money when you’re inside theContinue reading “Winter Efteling: Uncommercial magic, without the mouse!”

Visiting Disneyland Paris at Christmas with Kids

It might not be the warmest time of the year to visit, but there’s nothing quite like Disneyland Paris at Christmas. The whole park is decorated in elaborate Christmas decorations, the classic Characters are dressed in Christmas-themed costumes, and the parades include rarer characters that you’re unlikely to see at other times of the yearContinue reading “Visiting Disneyland Paris at Christmas with Kids”