How to beat post-holiday blues 

How to beat post-holiday blues

There is nothing quite like a holiday to raise your happiness levels.  New sights, sounds, experiences, memories.  A break from the everyday.  A chance to spend quality time with loved ones.  Time to relax, have fun and just leave it all behind for a while.  They say time flies whilst you’re having fun and before you […]

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Living.Pretty. Hygge in Copenhagen: Top 5 hygge inducing moments.

Living.pretty.happy in Copenhagen

The most amazing concept I’ve ever been introduced to, I learned whilst in Copenhagen.  If you’ve not heard of it before, allow me to introduce you to Hygge. As an active partaker of finding happiness in each moment – I was more than happy to allow Copenhagen to work it’s Hygge magic on me.

Here are my top 5 Hygge inducing moments from our trip…

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Aquaventure vs Wild Wadi – which waterpark is best for you?

Aquaventure vs Wild Wadi

So you’ve booked your holiday to Dubai and now you’re in the rather enviable position of deciding on which waterpark to visit whilst there.  The usual main contenders are Aquaventure – an award winning and record breaking waterpark located within the 5-Star Atlantis the Palm resort or Wild Wadi – an Arabian themed waterpark which […]

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10 fun things to do in Dubai with kids.

10 Fun things to do with kids in Dubai

So you’ve booked (or you’re thinking about booking) a holiday to Dubai and you want to know fun things to do in Dubai with your kids?  Well, firstly congratulations (or if you fall into the latter camp – what the heck are you waiting for?).  You are in for a fun-filled family holiday! Here are […]

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Living.Pretty.Happy at the Four Seasons hotel Hampshire.

Living.Pretty.Happy at the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

In need of a short family break, we wanted to go somewhere the kids could have fun, but that would allow us some time to ourselves for a bit of pampering and relaxation.  Oh yes, I nearly forgot, we also wanted luxury.   And we wanted all of this somewhere in the UK.  Yes I […]

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Living.Pretty.Happy at the Lux Belle Mare Mauritius

Living.Pretty.Happy @ the Lux Belle Mare Mauritius

‘Welcome to heaven’ is the sign that should adorn the front gates of the award-winning Mauritian getaway known as Lux Belle Mare Mauritius. Located on the east-coast of Mauritius about 45 minutes by car from the airport, the Lux* is a stylish and contemporary luxury resort that will suit honeymooners and families of all ages […]

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48 hours in Abu Dhabi

48 Hours in Dubai

The capital of the UAE – Abu Dhabi – can be reached in under 90 minutes by car from Dubai Airport.  It has a more laid back and accessible feel than Dubai and is perfect for visiting with children in tow.  There is so much to do, but here are our highlights from a highly […]

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Tips for flying long haul with children

Tips for travelling long haul with children

Whenever we mentioned to our friends, family or even random strangers that we were flying long haul with our children, the collective response was usually horror and disbelief. ‘How will they cope? – how will you cope?!’ Thankfully, my husband and I had absolute faith in our kid’s ability to cope (and it didn’t hurt […]

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