Car Tyres – Get a Grip for Your Summer Holiday

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Car Tyre - Get a Grip for Your Summer Holiday

  With summer holidays nearly here, I’m sure you have plenty of day trips planned or even a road trip. Ensuring your tyres are legal and roadworthy is not only a requirement but it’s a car safety check that you should undertake on regular basis and definitely before you set off on a long journey.   […] Read more…


Top tips for visiting Disney World

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Top tips for visiting Disney World #Florida #Disney

Last week I wrote a post about visiting Florida with children. Obviously the big destination people think of when having a family holiday in Florida is Disney World. It can be very expensive to visit but there are cheaper ways around it, such as package Disney World tickets. Here’s some top tips from some bloggers […] Read more…


Exploring the Dordogne – week 3

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D and I looking at the camera, a field of sunflowers behind us

  Last Sunday we went into Verteillac for the Brocante. The whole village was taken over by stalls selling everything from toys, clothes and antiques. Lucas picked up a little car and a knight figure.     On Monday, we ventured into Ribérac. Ribérac is quite a busy town with a few shops and restaurants. […] Read more…


The cheapest way to hire a car in France

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We are currently in France and staying for a couple of months, we flew over so needed to hire a car once here. When I got quotes from the various car hire companies at the airport, the cheapest I could find was £850. I had heard that supermarkets in France hire out cars so I […] Read more…


Exploring the Dordogne – week 2

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Mareuil Château

Last week was mainly about finding our feet and getting Lucas settled in, this week we have ventured out a little more.   This week we have visited Mareuil which is 10 minutes from where we are staying. It’s quite a big town but was fairly quiet. We spotted a few restaurants, butchers, bakers, pharmacy, […] Read more…


Visiting Florida with children

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    Who hasn’t at one point or another looked at going to Florida? With the beautiful beaches, Disney World, Legoland and Universal Studios these are enough of a reason to visit but what else is there to see and do? Have a peek below but before you do, I think if we were to […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #35 – France week 1

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Lucas sat smiling wearing a stripy orange and white poncho with palm trees on

We’ve been in France for a week now. We’ve come over for a couple of months to look around various areas in the Dordogne with a view to buying over here once our house sale completes. This week has been all about relaxing and finding our feet before we start venturing out. We have been […] Read more…


French or English car when moving to France?

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should you get a left hand or right hand drive in Europe?

  We are wanting to move to France when our house sells and due to cars being so expensive to buy over there we think we will sell ours and then buy another English car to drive over. We currently have a Vauxhall Corsa and fancy something bigger and more sturdier for the long drive […] Read more…


Travel essentials for children

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Lucas is stood smiling with his arms folded next to a rock pool

    On Saturday we are going to France for a couple of months.  We are flying from Manchester to Bergerac and then it will be about an hour drive to the gite we are renting. The flight back however is longer, we are flying to Exeter then have 4 hours waiting around until our […] Read more…