10 fun things to do with kids in Dubai.

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 with your kids whilst there?  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 and here […]

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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. 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 alike. […]

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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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My tips for travelling 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 embarking on a long haul flight 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 […]

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