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Places to visit with children in County Durham


Here are my tips for places to visit with children in County Durham. Ten months into this parenting job and I’m still a little bit scared of being stuck on the A1, at the Angel of the North with the little one, so many of the great things to do I have seen online in

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Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai


If you love animals – Elephant Nature Park,  elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand is an absolute must. Ran by Lek Chailert – who has been named Asian Hero of the Year by Times Magazine, because of her amazing achievements and tenacity to educate on the hideous tourist trap of riding elephants. The park

I’m not a Mark Warner Mum


I am not a contender for the Mark Warner Mum Family Ambassador programme. They want social media stats and stuff, there are many more people that take this more serious than I and probably deserve a skiing holiday more than I do. Just for a laugh, here are my top 10 travel must haves: 1.

Kielder Review


We chose Kielder as the destination for a winter break and the first holiday for RLT at aged five and a half months. Kielder Waterside is a development within Kielder Water and Forest and within the Leaplish Forest Park, which is also where the Winter Wonderland is based. We opted to go for 4 nights

NFL


Mark has gone to see NFL’s The New York Giants at Twickenham today. He said he can’t wait to take #rlt with him – but he’s already seen them, I have a certificate to prove it! When I was three months pregnant, we decided to go to New York for 10 days over Christmas – we wanted

New York City


My New York review -For personal reasons, back in August, we decided that we didn’t want to be at home for Christmas 2015 and as we were planning to try for a baby in the very near future, we thought we’d cease the opportunity to go away for Christmas as it may be our last

Vietnam


Vietnam For two weeks of our summer holidays, we decided to travel North to South in Vietnam taking in the views and some of the history. We were not disappointed with our choice! Having already been to China, Japan and Thailand in recent years, I was a bit Asia’d out, but Vietnam is absolutely my

Jomon, Tokyo


There are many amazing things about Japan but this restaurant, Jomon in Roppongi was unbelievable. We found it by chance, just walking by, it has no name on the door, is on a fairly quiet street. But literally the best street food you will ever eat! They can be found on trip advisor here