Couples, Family, Staycations & Abroad

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Ox Pasture Hall Hotel – A weekend away for foodies

If you follow the blog or my insta-stories, you’ll know we’ve been ┬ámaking the most of UK travel lately, with short getaways. With a toddler, a dog and our own businesses to juggle, big long-haul holidays are not quite as easy as they once were. And with a renovation going on, we’ve needed a bit of time to recoup and spend some time together as a family.

So our recent trip to Yorkshire, was just that…it was time for just me and hubby to enjoy each other’s company and have some time away from all the stresses of everyday life.

Yorkshire is only a couple of hours away in the car from Manchester, so ideal for a day or two away – perfect for an overnight stop! We wanted to see the coast, so headed towards Whitby, staying about 20 minutes away in Ox Pasture Hall HotelContinue reading

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Things to do in Whitby, Yorkshire

If you keep up with my insta-stories, then you’ll know that a couple of weekends ago, we went for a weekend away to Yorkshire. We lucked out and had the nicest weather of the year so far! We love Yorkshire, but it remains largely undiscovered to us. As we knew we were in for fine weather, we decided to hit the coast and discover some of the things to do in Whitby…Continue reading

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Short on Time, Long on Friendship: Yachting Group Travel

Every now and then I write a wanderlust post, about somewhere I want to travel to and something I want to experience. This is one of those posts! Not being the most adventurous of people (I much prefer extreme shopping, to extreme white-water rafting for example), I tend to be fairly “standard” in my travel choices…ie. a flight, hotel and occasional spa visit.

But something I’d love to do, but have never done before (and I know the hubby would enjoy immensely), is staying on a yacht…and even better, doing it with a group of friends…Continue reading