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Get ready for the experience of a lifetime if you’ve not come across Bounce Below at Zip World before! Located in the heart of Snowdonia, Zip World offers a unique range of adventures for thrill seekers, young and old. Most famous for ‘Velocity’ the longest zip line in Europe, and officially the fastest zip line in the world, which has been dubbed as the closest thing …

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Puffin Island is a small island found just off the coast of Anglesey in North Wales. Home to an abundance of wildlife from seabirds to Atlantic grey seals and if you’re lucky enough you may even spot some bottlenose dolphins. Puffin Island is listed as a site of Special Scientific Interest particularly due to the large breeding colonies of birdlife, including over 750 pairs of …

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Aber Falls in Snowdonia, Wales

Snowdonia National Park has a multitude of natural sights that are truly worth seeing with your own eyes and not through a guide book. Aber Falls, located in the village of Abergwyngregyn is just one gem in this treasure trove. Famous for it’s stunning location, Aber Falls (Rhaeadr Fawr) is a powerful waterfall fed by the Afon Goch as it plunges 120ft over the sill edge in the foothills of the Carneddau range. The …

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First Experiences: First Family Holiday

Preparing for your first family holiday can be daunting to the most bravest of parents no matter how many times you’ve been away yourself. If you’re about to take the kids abroad for the first time it’s definitely pays to be organised and remember it’s all about family life on holiday now. Enjoy it!

Some may say we’re brave or just plain crazy but with …

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The first few weeks and months are a steep learning curve and no baby class can prepare you for what seems like a military procedure just being able to take everything you may possibly need when leaving the house. As first time parents, we are going documenting a series of first experiences with an aim to inspire similar parents to still get out and explore the …

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Iceland Thorsmork Valley

Looking for one of the most diverse countries on Earth? Known as the land of fire and ice, Iceland is definitely a land of contrasts. We have cram packed our list to just 10 incredible things to do in Iceland, that you cannot afford to miss. You will find yourself viewing some of the most enchanting waterfalls in the world, to remote areas with beautiful beaches, cute little …

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barts go adventuring family travel tips

We all love to travel and for some reason when you have a family everyone assumes it all has to stop. That’s not true! Our aim is to help those who desire to travel with children, make those steps to explore the World out there. Ensuring you travel better, cheaper and for longer.

In the first of our Family Travel Series we have Kirsty from …

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Bridge Between Two Continents

Whether you are aware that Iceland is located directly on top of the Mid-Atlantic ridge or not, the Reykjanes Peninsula is one place you won’t want to skip out on. This area is the only place in the world where you can see the ridge rise above sea level, meaning you can significantly view the boundaries between Europe and North America. The gap between these …

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16 Aug 2016

Oxford River Cruise

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Oxford River Cruise

If you find yourself in Oxfordshire on a sunny day, what better way to find your bearings for the local area by hopping onto an Oxford river cruise. As the weather was kind, we decided to take our little one out for his first boat ride and trip to Oxford. What better way to forget the stresses of the world than to peacefully float along the …

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If you are looking to travel to Iceland, it’s most likely you have already seen pictures of the twisted airplane wreckage on the black sands of Sólheimasandur. Whether you already know the story behind the plane, are looking for directions or is something you’ve just learnt about, then we’ve got all the info you need. It’s worth noting that if you’re planning a trip across …

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12 Aug 2016

When Two, Became Three!

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You may have realised we have been pretty quiet this year, but all for one good reason and it’s pretty awesome news actually! You’ve most likely guessed already, but we would like to announce the birth of our first-born into the world. Having taken time out from blogging to support Kate as much as physically possible, I am now a super proud dad to our little man, …

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Gilgamesh Camden

If you’re ever to find yourself in Camden, you’ll instantly be surrounded by an exciting mix of markets, cuisines and music venues. It is the cuisine part that excites me the most. For such an area in London to have such a wide variety where everyone feels welcome is a pleasure for anyone who loves their food. We made it to Gilgamesh, a pan-Asian restaurant for my …

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19 Jan 2016

2016: The Year to Travel

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2016. It’s the year to see more, explore more and travel more. We are kick starting 2016 off with an abundance of travel inspiration to encourage you to travel the world and #JustSayYes. It’s very easy to get wrapped up in ordinary life, have commitments and even bigger ‘one day I’ll do that’ promises you tell yourself.

We have learnt that even with a career and commitments you are …

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Festive Drinks

Christmas. The time of year for large family gatherings filled with traditions, high spirits and reminiscing over tremendous amounts of food and festive drink. Wherever you are in the world, cultures celebrate the holiday season slightly differently from one country to another including their traditional seasonal beverages. If you are traveling during this time of year …

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09 Nov 2015

Top 10 European City Breaks

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European City Break

Discover our travel guide to the top 10 destinations for a European city break in 2017. Find out the must do’s and what not to miss in our favourite cities including Rome, Paris, Reykjavik, Amsterdam, Dubrovnik and Budapest.

City breaks are a great way to explore a destination’s history, culture, and art in a relatively short space of time. They provide us with a snapshot of local life, as well …

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26 Oct 2015

Money Saving Roaming Tips

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Money Saving Roaming Tips

It’s hard to drag yourself away from the internet even when on holiday, especially if you’re taking a longer trip or thinking about travel as a lifestyle, but don’t put yourself into debt over it. Using mobile internet outside the UK – known as roaming – can be costly if you’re not careful, …

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22 Oct 2015

Northern Lights Boat Tour

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Are you in search of the Northern Lights? Whether you have experienced them or not, going hunting for them by boat has to be one of the coolest ways you can imagine and is actually better than you’d think.

We were lucky enough to have been invited to a northern lights boat tour whilst staying in Iceland and is definitely an amazing experience. Sailing away …

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18 Oct 2015

Horse Riding in Iceland

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When visiting Iceland, you are guaranteed to see Icelandic horses in fields roaming free. But do you know what makes a horse Icelandic? When the first settlers sailed to Iceland from Norway in the 10th century, horses were a vital part to the colonisation of the island. Due to this and the fact they were only able to bring a few horses per ship, they made sure …

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After being extremely lucky to watch the magical aurora borealis dance across the whole sky on our first night in Iceland, we didn’t think anything could come close for the rest of our trip here, but the Super Jeep Tour around the Golden Circle and Snowmobiling across a glacier comes pretty close. If you are researching to visit Iceland you will already know of many tour …

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