The Dordogne region of France is a place that I’ve always wanted to visit and I finally got the chance with a wedding photographer booking in Dordogne capturing a wedding at the fantastic venue Domaine de La Léotardie. The wedding date coincided with our boys school half-term so we made it into a little family holiday and here’s all about…

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Vacations. They’re not just an excuse for taking stylish selfies and buying cheesy t-shirts (although both those things are great fun). Vacations can also be an enriching experience, one that can enhance your life in numerous ways. There’s more to traveling this world than layovers and expensive souvenirs. Here are some of my favourites: You’ll Fall in Love with Local…

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When it comes to choosing that perfect beach for a family holiday, you’re pretty much spoilt for choice in Devon. This one county alone is blessed with some of the most gorgeous coastline in the United Kingdom, not to mention some of the best beaches in Europe. So it’s a tricky act to narrow things down to a single winner,…

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London is one of the most visited cities in the world, both by Brits and those from abroad. It has many tourist traps that are packed with sightseers no matter the time of day or year, but it also has plenty of unique attractions that are a little off the beaten track. This makes it a great city for a…

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A family road trip in California was high on our bucket list and in February 2020 we finally managed to get out to L.A. and explore this amazing part of the world. In a nutshell, we started in L.A, drove up the Pacific Coast Highway including Santa Barbara, Big Sur, Carmel by the sea, Monterey Bay to San Francisco, then…

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Recently we embarked on an amazing family road trip around California. It had been a trip we’d always thought of doing and now our boys being eight and ten, we thought what a great time to live the dream and do it. It was February and we were escaping the winter storms and cold weather back in Cornwall, England in…

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We arrived in Los Angeles airport on a lovely warm evening mid February to begin our three weeks family road trip around California. After our eleven hour flight from London Heathrow, we wanted to stay relatively close to L.A. airport on our first night so we chose Venice Beach. Our two boys, Dylan (10) and Harry (8) had their first…

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February 2020 we took an epic family road trip around California. One big draw for us as a family is that we could have sea/beach and mountains in one trip. So ten days into our trip we arrived at Heavenly Mountain Resort, south of Lake Tahoe and around a 3 hour drive from San Francisco. Heavenly lives up to its…

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Planning a trip to Niagara Falls in Canada is incredibly exciting and perfect for those on a US & North America road trip – not only do you have jam-packed days filled with sight-seeing, boat tours, bike rides, a visit to all three falls, a journey behind the falls or even a helicopter ride. With all this going on, you…

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How to keep your children entertained during long car journeys

During the bank holidays, lots of families decide to pack their car up for a long weekend away. Whilst most adults are content driving in silence for a few hours, younger passengers can kick off a bit of fuss. It’s important to find engaging ways to pass the time during the car journey, otherwise you may have to endure a…

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You’ve hunted high and low for the best hotel deal, whether it is in Tunbridge Wells or somewhere else in the country, and you’ve finally put together a holiday package that isn’t going to break the bank. However, when you come home, everything has been spent. You’ve come back penniless and quickly discovered that a lot of your budget has…

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Travelling has a lot to offer you. It broadens your horizons, offering new sights and sounds to tantalize the senses. But the best travelling experiences are the ones where you stray from the beaten path and try something new. If you’re planning an expedition abroad this year, read on for four alternative activities to mix things up while you’re travelling.…

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A new year and a new decade means a new wanderlust list we need to start ticking off. And over the years we’ve become quite savvy in ensuring our travel habit won’t break the bank. Here are our top money saving tips for the frequent traveller to help you get the most out of your adventures. Join a hotel rewards…

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In all the wedding preparation that soon-to-be newlyweds have to plan, the honeymoon is perhaps one of the most important and traditional aspects. Once the dust has settled from any table placement fall-out and the hangovers have subsided – often being replaced by a cocktail in a tropical paradise – honeymoons are that perfect period to spend time together as…

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Finally, the time for your well-deserved vacation has come, and you are packing your suitcases and bags for the trip. Stereotyping here a little but like any woman, you carry too many things! even though you’re aware that you probably won’t need half of it. Ladies tend to exaggerate when packing. Following the tips from this link, you can easily…

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Sometimes the right sporting event can make for an excellent occasion to plan a trip around. Clearly this can be the case for major sports fans, but even if you wouldn’t label yourself as such, you can find a lot to enjoy in a big game or tournament. Interesting locations, beautiful venues, fan participation and a general air of festivity…

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Queuing, leaky taps, the sound of other people eating – these are just some of the most annoying things in life. However, nothing quite comes close to packing. It’s a task we all dread and something you just can’t escape. And it’s even more frustrating when you’re trying to exceed your baggage allowance. Plus, come wintertime, it can be tempting…

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America is one of the most environmentally diverse countries in the world, with a huge variety of natural attractions, from marine parks and coral reefs, to marshy swampland and jaw-dropping mountains. Although families may head the USA with Mickey Mouse and Times Square in their sights, North America is bursting with natural beauty for you to explore, whether you love…

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Located just a little over an hour outside of Manhattan, Long Island is a refreshing change of pace from the hustle and bustle of big city life. With its sandy beaches and hidden treasures, Long Island offers a diversity of scenic views that make it the perfect destination for any photo shoot. Whether you are a professional photographer or an…

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Your vacation budget may be limited, but you can still have an enjoyable trip. Choose a city with plenty of free and low-cost things to do. Southern Florida offers warm temperatures throughout the year and beautiful parks and beaches. You’ll find the small inviting city of Miami Springs, Florida, near Miami International Airport. Although it’s not as famous as its…

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