We headed to Carmarthen, which claims to be one of the oldest towns in Wales, with an expectation to have a lunch in one of its quaint Welsh cafes serving up bowls of cawl. Instead we stumbled across Florentinos, an Italian restaurant serving up generous portions of pasta and pizzas cooked in their wood fired pizza oven! Continue reading Florentinos – Heart Shaped Pizza, now that’s Amore!
The Greenway Hotel & Spa has everything you would want from a hotel – sumptuous rooms, wonderful spa facilities and delicious dining. A perfect choice for a couples getaway without the little ones. Continue reading A Couples Get Away at the Greenway Hotel and Spa, Cheltenham
Locally Sourced …. This January, I was very privileged to have a chat with Nick Evans, the Resident Director of the hit musical Mary Poppins. Nick, originally from Swansea now tours the world, he has worked on shows such as Billy Elliot and Jesus Christ Superstar, but when he’s in his home town he likes nothing more than a Joes ice-cream or a pint in his old haunt, The No Sign Wine Bar in Swansea Continue reading SupercalifragilistNick – An Interview with Nick Evans, the Resident Director of Mary Poppins!
We have been going to Franco’s for the last couple of years since it opened in its new premises in Sotherndown in 2014 and I openly admit to being a big fan. So what it makes Frolics so special? For us, a lot has to do with the owner and front of house himself, Franco. He is very much a family man and welcomes children to … Continue reading Franco’s at Frolics – Southerndown
Wonderful woodland walks and a fantastic play area make Bryngarw Country Park a must visit for families. Will your little ones be brave enough for the slide? Continue reading Beautiful Bryngarw Park
So you think National Trust is stuffy? Think again! With lots of open spaces to run about and plenty of childrens activities, Dyffryn Gardens in the Vale is a fun day out for all the family. Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas Trail at Dyffryn Gardens
Had a wonderful day shopping in Cardiff with it’s many historic arcades housing an array of independent retailers selling unique gifts. Continue reading Christmas Shopping in Cardiff
So you thought trampoline parks were just for kids – think again! Jump Jam at Bridgend lets adults join in on the fun too, with free play jump sessions and fitness workouts. Find your inner child! Continue reading Jump Jam, Bridgend – for kids of all ages!
The Hare and Hounds in Aberthin is a real find. The changing seasonal menu is all locally sourced or home grown and the dishes are mouth-wateringly good! Continue reading The Hare and Hounds Aberthin – A Foodies Heaven
We hate stopping at services, so instead we’re always on the look out for an alternative place to stop for a break. The Five Bells in Wickham is just 5 minutes from junction 14 on the M4 and is a lovely family friendly cosy pub, serving up delicious grub. So much better than services! Continue reading The Five Bells in Wickham – a Great Stop off the M4 by Newbury