Reviews

Ferrari feast at Museo Ferrari Maranello

Ferrari feast at Museo Ferrari Maranello

Maranello, near Modena in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, is the home of the iconic sports car maker Ferrari. We visited Maranello as part of our Italian tour and it was a must visit – well for two of us anyway! There are two Ferrari museums – the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari which is focused […]

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  3rd August 2016   No comments
A big splash at Aquafan water park

A big splash at Aquafan water park

An hour’s drive from our Halldis base in Marina di Ravenna is the popular water park Aquafan. Just a few miles from the tourist resort Rimini along the Adriatic coast in the province of Emilia-Romagna, Aquafan is one of Europe’s largest water parks and had been highly recommended to us as a great day out for […]

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  23rd July 2016   No comments
Mirabilandia – Italy’s Largest Theme Park (Review)

Mirabilandia – Italy’s Largest Theme Park (Review)

Located in Stavio in Emilia-Romagna on the east coast of Italy, people come from as far afield as Venice to visit Mirabilandia. However, we only had to travel 20 minutes (20km) from our Halldis apartment in Marina di Ravenna. At 30 hectares, with an additional 10 hectare ‘Mirabeach’ water park, Mirabilandia is Italy’s largest theme park. We were […]

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  20th July 2016   No comments
Family camping in the South of France

Family camping in the South of France

In June 2014, James and I took the kids (then aged 8,8 and 10) camping to the South of France. We had been to this particular area of France many times before and we really wanted to show the kids why we loved it. It’s a really beautiful part of the world and I would highly recommend […]

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  2nd May 2016   No comments
Neven Maguire Cookery School Review

Neven Maguire Cookery School Review

Neven Maguire’s Cookery School, which opened in January 2014, is located in Blacklion in Co. Cavan right next door to the very popular MacNean House and Restaurant. They provide many different types of cookery courses including cooking for friends, entertaining made easy and mastering meat. Last Saturday, Fraser and I headed to the cookery school to […]

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  4th April 2016   2 comments
Barker’s of Blackrock, Dublin Restaurant Review

Barker’s of Blackrock, Dublin Restaurant Review

As food bloggers, it’s not surprising that we love to eat so when the email came in from Barker’s of Blackrock to pop in with the kids to review their restaurant the next time we’re passing through Blackrock, we were more than happy to take up the offer. First impressions of Barker’s of Blackrock is […]

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  30th March 2016   2 comments