Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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Bottle Kiln At Middle Port Potteries

Visiting Middleport Pottery, Stoke on Trent at Christmas

I’m rapidly falling in love with Stoke on Trent, with the heritage, the culture and above all the people. Last weekend I discovered another fantastic day out in the city. Middleport Pottery Museum will literally make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time when canal networks were extensively used for industry and factory workers

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First Class Trains When Interrailing

Best Travel Games for kids to keep them busy on the go

Last year we went on one of our biggest adventures yet, an Interrail trip taking in 5 countries in Europe. You can read all my full Interrail tips here for other ideas to keep them busy. It was lovely to spend all that down time as a family together but we experienced some super long

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Travel Themed Stocking Fillers

Travel themed stocking fillers for the whole family

I love this time of year, the decorations, the food, the Santa visits but I always seem to fall behind when it comes to gift buying. The list just seems to go on and on. So being able to buy all online, have them delivered quick and free just makes my life so much easier.

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Piper Quinn At Christmas Time

The Best Christmas Events, Stoke on Trent

It’s nearly here people, my very favourite time of year but also the time I feel busiest. And probably most stressed! I hate spending hours researching all the best family friendly Christmas events in the area so hopefully this round up of the best Christmas Events in Stoke on Trent will save you having to

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Princess And The Pea Themed Room At Chatsworth House

Magical Chatsworth House at Christmas

I’m always looking for festive events to suit the whole family. Having done years of queuing to meet Santa, coming home with MORE plastic rubbish, cold, wet and hungry, I now want my Christmas events with a little side of luxury. That’s why Chatsworth House at Christmas is such a magical experience. Chatsworth House in the Peak

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Visiting Gladstone Pottery Museum

Visiting Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke with kids.

Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke on Trent is the last Victorian pottery factory in the UK. Making it a fascinating place for a day out with kids in Staffordshire. Where better to learn age old techniques and try your hand at your own spot of pot throwing. We were gifted tickets to the museum during

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