Travel & Adventure

Should Breckenridge Be On Your Travel Bucket List?

For the past 10 years, Breckenridge has been pretty high up on our travel bucket list, but if you’ve never considered Breckenridge as a travel destination before, read on to learn more! Breckenridge is located in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and getting there from the UK is easy, it only takes a...
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My Scottish Road Trip - Kayaking on a Loch & Standing On Top Of Mountains

When you’re in a long term relationship with someone who shares the same interests and hobbies, it’s easy to fall into the habit of doing everything together. It’s not that I dislike doing things together, rather from time to time I like to do my own thing. Partly to prove...
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Relax in Peace and Tranquility at Cledan Valley Glamping In Mid Wales

The honeymoon yurt down by the river at Cledan Valley Where did we go? Cledan Valley Glamping Powys, Mid Wales Our stay 19th – 21st May 2017 Find out more The Lowdown Cledan Valley is a glamping site in mid-Wales which retains a wild feel but provides a range of comfortable accommodation and facilities. From bell tents...
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Discovering the Stunning Biodiversity of the Maldives

There’s so much more to the Maldives than swanky resorts and all-inclusive indulgence. Whilst luxurious surroundings, continual sunshine, incredible food (so much fresh fish!) and cocktails on demand are predictably agreeable, that’s far from all the Maldives has to offer. Widely known as one of the best diving locations in the...
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The Perfect Spring Weekend Break at Juliots Well, Plus Out & About In North Cornwall

Where did we go? South West Holiday Parks Juliots Well Camelford Cornwall PL32 9RF Find out more Our stay Friday 31st March – Monday 3rd April 2017 The Coach House Pub and Restaurant We love Cornwall, but rarely manage to venture that far away for a weekend break, so we were really looking forward to a long weekend at Juliots...
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Seaside Campsites For The Perfect Family Holiday

When it comes to a family holiday, most kids want nothing more than to be close to a beach and if happy kids means happy mum and dad, choosing a coastal location for your holiday is a surefire route to success. Nothing says a family holiday like days spent at...
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A Cosy Weekend Break With Hoe Grange Holidays in The Peak District

We arrive at Hoe Grange on a beautiful bright and clear winters morning Our visit Saturday 17th December – Sunday 18th December From £100 per night 2 night minimum stay Find out more about Hoe Grange Holidays Pod Amenities Full bathroom including a double-sized shower and heated towel rail Double sofa bed Contemporary kitchenette with hob, microwave, sink,...
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Do Something Different! Try Stand Up Paddleboarding With Psyched Paddleboarding

We’ve loved the look of Stand up Paddleboarding (SUP) for some time, and I must admit to having one (disastrous!) attempt at it myself a couple of years ago. In my defense it was freezing cold, my back injury was at it’s worst and it was in a lake full...
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Scaling Snowdon Via The South Ridge - Outdoor Bloggers Weekend 2016

Mr CWS arrives and we set off on our adventure straight from work on Friday evening, arriving at Llyn Gwynant campsite in Snowdonia around 8:30pm. The moon is almost full and we head to where the Outdoor Bloggers group are camped. I can just make out the imposing shapes of...
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Hayfield to Kinder Downfall 14.6km Circular Peak District Walk

  Walk Details Kinder Downfall from Hayfield, circular route, see it here. Hard/challenging 14.6km / 9 miles 695m 7.26 Hours On Friday evening we leave work, and in less than an hour we’re pulling up at  Hayfield Campsite in the High Peak.  I’ve been wanting to walk Kinder Scout since reading a friends blog article about it...
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Our Acorn Adventure Camping Holiday in the Ardèche, France

Picture gallery Where we went Acorn Family Adventure Holidays, Ardèche, South of France Saturday 6th – Sunday 14th August 2016 £399 Adult £349 Kids, All Inclusive Find out more There’s nothing quite as satisfying as setting your out of office email responder, so late on Friday afternoon, as I set mine, my head is immediately in...
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Why I Decided To Ditch My Tent and Book The Bucket List Holiday of a Lifetime

We all make plans, set ourselves goals and have places we want to see and things we want to do some day. I’m one of life’s butterflies, flitting happily from one thing to another, endlessly fascinated and enthralled and eager to see, do and experience as much as I possibly...
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Surfing, Glamping and a Weekend of Fun at Surf Snowdonia, Wales

The summer was grudgingly underway and just before the school holidays, we were invited to visit Surf Snowdonia, for a weekend of surfing and glamping. A weekend of glamping and surfing In the middle of the mountains? Heck yeah! Our stay Friday 8th July to Sunday 10th July 2016 surfsnowdonia.co.uk The location Surf Snowdonia is in...
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The Summer Holiday Hot List

Summer is here, and we’ve been shopping for our August adventure holiday. We found heaps of awesome things, so whether you’re heading for the beach, off on an active adventure or camping closer to home, there’s something just for you! Bluestar Creative Fruit U Type Pillow Office Nap Pillow Plane Train...
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Kayaking at Astbury Mere Cheshire with Peak Pursuits

This was the first weekend in many months that we’d planned to spend at home, mainly so I could catch up on some feature writing. After working all Saturday morning however, by midday I needed some outdoors time, and so I promptly decided I wanted to go kayaking (not that...
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Superglamp Log Cabins - Adorable Tiny Homes!

What Is It? Outdoor ‘tiny houses’ from Superglamp Cabins sleep up to 4 adults Includes a kitchen, table, storage and en-suite shower room Outdoor space with BBQ area and optional hot tub Can be adapted and built to your specific specification Planning permission not needed What Did We Think? The best way to describe Superglamp, is to say...
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Last Minute Marrakech Adventure & Quad Biking In The Sahara

We usually love winter, because it means going on our annual snowboarding holiday, but this year, hitting the slopes wasn’t an option. After working all the way through Christmas and the new year, I needed some down time, so I headed online to see if I could find a mini...
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Our Perfect Family Holiday

We’re an unconventional family that’s for sure, but we’re bound together by love. Not just soppy, sentimental family love, but a mutual love that we share for the great outdoors, wildlife, snowboarding, exploring, adventure….and anything that get’s us up and active! Relaxing in the Maldives after a dive There’s just the 3...
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American Tourister Lock 'n' Roll Spinner Luggage - Review

What We Tested American Tourister Lock ‘n’ Roll Spinner Suitcase in Sunshine Yellow Available in 3 sizes 55cm small case (cabin baggage) £109.00 69cm medium case £129.00 75cm large case £139.00 7 bright funky colours to choose from 5 year warranty I do like to travel with decent luggage, and as someone who loves colour and likes to...
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16 Fun Facts You Need To Know Before Hitting The Slopes For The First Time

Are you about to embark on your first ever ski or snowboarding holiday? Perhaps you’re considering a snow holiday for the first time? Read on! High above the clouds in Sestriere, Italy I’ve been snowboarding for 15 years now, racking up some 17 snow holidays in the process, despite coming to it...
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