Author: Cheshire Claire

Coronavirus Diary: February 2020

As Coronavirus gripped the world in March, I went back to my personal diary and am documenting my personal thoughts and experience from the UK as Coronavirus, COVID-19, ravages across the globe. I’m starting just a few weeks ago in February, although it feels like years ago!  Wednesday 26th February 2020 | The one where we go out for an Italian Busy day, work, errands and out for dinner tonight with friends. An invite to get together from my dear friend and another of my best friends, will be round the table. A gathering of girls age 40+,  our children...

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Fun Things Parents Can Do Without The Kids When On Holiday

Once you have children, everything becomes about them. Things that used to be a break from the norm are now a lot more work with a child to take care of. Holidays are one of the biggest changes you’ll experience. You can get away from it all, but you’re still in parent mode and surrounded by hundreds of other families. Even if you love exploring the world with your kids, sometimes you need a break from them. This doesn’t mean you need to go on a couples holiday or a getaway with friends that will end up making you...

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5 Top Things to Do in France With the Kids

Keeping the kids entertained on a family trip is important- if the kids are having a fantastic time, so are you (and if they’re not, well, that’s when the difficulties begin). Luckily, if you’re planning a trip to France with the family, then this great destination has a host of exciting things to see and do to keep the boredom at bay. Visit Dordogne Located in central France, this is an absolute gem for families. It has everything to offer families of all ages, including cultural attractions like castles and cave paintings, but also has its fair share of...

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5 Tips for Creating a Holiday Budget

Planning a holiday is exciting; trying to create a budget and stick to it, however, is not. Here are five tips if you’re struggling with your budget organisation! Look for Deals Which Allow You to Pay Later Perhaps you have a set budget in mind, which you know you can afford if you have the chance to save up before the date of your holiday, but you don’t have the deposit amount right now to book. You can better manage your budget overall if you can look for deals which allow you to book and reserve, but which don’t...

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Five incredible family road trip destinations to visit in Ireland

The island of Ireland is an incredible travel destination to visit. It has dramatic landscapes, rugged mountains, castles, unconventional places to stay, and stunning wild cliffs. To fully appreciate the natural beauty of Ireland you have to visit Ireland. Articles, photos and words simply don’t do the full spectacular beauty of Ireland justice.  The critical question is – how and from where to start? Also, what’s the best way to explore Ireland to stay close to nature? Well, the best way to explore Ireland’s dramatic landscapes is by driving along its roads. Ideally, tourists book a rental car and...

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