Free and Cheap Things to Do in North Devon & Hotel Review

Whether you're looking for a weekend away on a budget, or you have a week-long holiday booked and need some free and cheap things to do. I hope this might give you some ideas. I've also included a review of the hotel that we stayed at in Barnstaple as this was ideally situated for several … Continue reading Free and Cheap Things to Do in North Devon & Hotel Review

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Orchid Hotel Bournemouth #HotelReview

We chose The Orchid Hotel in Bournemouth as it was a great location in a quiet semi-residential/hotel area, just a few mins walk from the beach and town with a free car park.  This boutique hotel was furnished and decorated to a high standard in a minimalist style exactly to my liking, with splashes of colour with nice … Continue reading Orchid Hotel Bournemouth #HotelReview

Free & Cheap Things to Do in Mudeford & Christchurch Dorset

We’ve just had a lovely weekend in Dorset, staying in a B & B in Mudeford, venturing out locally and along to Christchurch. We tend to spend a bit more on accommodation then balance it out with free activities. Here are some of the things we enjoyed and our recommended places to eat as well … Continue reading Free & Cheap Things to Do in Mudeford & Christchurch Dorset

Scenery, seals, sea, sand and a great cup of tea – Road Trip USA Day 7

This post has been updated in November 2018 and was originally posted as part of a series. As well as some of the normal tourist attractions we love exploring the local neighbourhoods and find lots of free and cheap activities, I will share lots of them with you here in my blog posts. Road Trip … Continue reading Scenery, seals, sea, sand and a great cup of tea – Road Trip USA Day 7

Li’l Piggies enjoy Coronado – Road Trip USA Day 5

Road Trip Feb 2015 – London – Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego  – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Monday (day 5) – We spent our first day at Coronado Island which really is our most favourite place in the world. It’s a short drive from the hotel over the bridge which gives the most … Continue reading Li’l Piggies enjoy Coronado – Road Trip USA Day 5

Laguna Beach – Road Trip USA Day 4

Road Trip Feb 2015 – London – Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego  – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Sunday (day 4) – As we’d crashed out early the night before we awoke early and packed for the next leg of the trip, it's not as easy to crack the time difference as you think … Continue reading Laguna Beach – Road Trip USA Day 4

Sunrises and Sunsets – Road Trip USA Days 2 & 3

Road Trip Feb 2015 – London – Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego  – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Friday & Saturday (days 2/3) Huntington Beaches, Orange County As I said we chose to stay in Sunset Beach which is part of the Huntington Beaches about 45 mins drive from LAX. We were planning on … Continue reading Sunrises and Sunsets – Road Trip USA Days 2 & 3