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Travel with Joy and her children with additional needs. Find out about transport, days out, restaurants, spas, hotels and holidays

Phantasialand the highlight of our trip

Phantasialand the highlight of our trip

We didn’t realise it at the time but visiting Phantasialand was THE highlight of our trip. We only planned to go there for one day but did take up the offer of the free return tickets. At least its location isn’t too far into Germany. The boys have always been into adrenaline activities with speed(…)

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Parking with Booking.Com

Parking with Booking.Com

If you were thinking of finding somewhere to stay with Booking.com that had parking you may want to think again. This is our experience of what they mean by parking and how poor I feel their customer services are. It seems that my review for Luton Road Sweet Guest House has been removed from Booking.Com(…)

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Siena in Tuscany Italy

Siena in Tuscany Italy

If visiting Tuscany then I recommend a visit to Siena; set on three hills with the Piazza del Campo at its centre, reached by winding alleyways and steep staircases. Founded by Senius and Ascanio sons of Remus (twin to Romulus who founded Rome), with statues of the wolf feeding twins spotted throughout. Declared as a(…)

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10 Things to know Before Visiting Tuscany

10 Things to know Before Visiting Tuscany

Tuscany is most certainly one of those places that should be on everyone’s travel bucket lists.  Known for its beautiful landscapes, architecture, history, art and culture as well as fine wines and cheeses. With its central location Tuscany is also a great place to stay for access to travelling to other parts of Italy. Italy(…)

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Things to know about Iceland

Things to know about Iceland

Iceland, known as the Land of Fire and Ice, is one of the most beautiful places to visit: Full of culture, volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls, natural spas and a place to spot the Northern Lights. Before you plan your trip here are some thing to know about Iceland that I discovered on our short stay there:(…)

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Stonehenge: One of the Wonders of the World

Stonehenge: One of the Wonders of the World

Our trip to Italy earlier this year saw my family tick of two of the Wonders of the World – the Colosseum of Rome and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Therefore, when my cousin and his family bought us an English Heritage Membership last Christmas it made sense that our first port of call would(…)

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