**Guest post by Emily Jones
Still hoping to get a holiday in this year? Although far-flung, sun-drenched, exotic destinations may be a flight to far, Europe offers a host of possibilities. Having handled Covid-19 with its usual excellent planning and efficiency, Germany might just be the place to take that tentative step forward, toward the new normal we all have to get used to.
I’ve been on two road trips in the USA. The first was a solo trip in 2010 when I travelled from San Francisco to Las Vegas via LA, Palm Springs and the Grand Canyon. The second was my honeymoon on the East Coast of the USA in 2012. I loved both my road trips and thought it might be useful to share my experiences of how to plan and make the most of a USA road trip.
Family holidays are the best times to make unforgettable
memories. No matter the age of your kids, you are bound to experience a special
family bonding that you will always remember with happiness.
When Nozstock: The Hidden Valley got in touch and asked if we’d like to go to their family-friendly festival in Herefordshire this summer we thought it was the perfect opportunity to pop our family festival cherry!
Disclosure: We were provided with accommodation at The Quiet Site for the purpose of this review however all opinions are my own.
At the start of our half term week we were invited to stay in a Hobbit Hole at The Quiet Site near Ullswater in the Lake District. The boys had an in service day so we were able to head north early on the Friday to make the most of our weekend in the Lakes.
discover new oceans unless he dares to lose sight of the shore.” It means
that for us to see how wonderful the world is, we must go out and travel.
Taking ourselves to places we’ve never been before can surely give us a
gratifying feeling. We must have the courage to discover things and places
outside of your comfort zones.
**This is a collaborative post
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