2018 Holiday Planning with Venture Travel (+ Discount code MMT50)

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Like many of us, we had barely packed away the slightly annoying now Christmas decorations before conversations started turning towards holidays. I guess it’s the post holiday slump, the freezing weather, the long slog of January which sets you dreaming of sunnier times, golden sands and long carefree days away from it all as a family. more “2018 Holiday Planning with Venture Travel (+ Discount code MMT50)”

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Staycation

It seems the sunshine has said goodbye for another year, maybe making a few ‘post show’ encores in September. In all honesty, it’s a bitter sweet goodbye for me. That British in-between seasons feeling is upon us, which makes us crave the coming change in temperatures, kick off the flip flops and get on our socks and boots. The idea of wrapping up in a coat seems a little bit lovely, and (dare I say it) I’ve heard people start talking about Christmas,

This week is what’s become our ‘holiday week’ ; usually Mr G takes the 2 weeks in August which span his birthday, and our wedding anniversary, and we try to go away, do major days out and make the most of the peak summer weather.

This year we were in need of a different kind of holiday.
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Revisiting childhood memories…and paying them forward

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…..I really, really do. And none more than my childhood holiday destination of Broadstairs, in Kent.

It is probably an hours drive from where we live, but as a small girl seemed such a lavish and tropical far flung location. We camped, mostly, but also stayed in a handful of seafront hotels, apartments, cottages and B&Bs over the years. That was when we were being REALLY posh.
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