Tirana, Albania  – Communist Past to Cosmopolitan Future

Tirana, Albania – Communist Past to Cosmopolitan Future

We hadn’t ever come across anyone that had travelled to Albania and were quite looking forward to it on our Balkan trail itinerary which included Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The Albanian capital of Tirana certainly deserves a visit. It’s a city that is...

TravelMum’s Top 6 reasons to visit CLUBMED Opio en Provence

TravelMum’s Top 6 reasons to visit CLUBMED Opio en Provence

Let me just start by saying that the ‘all inclusive’ concept was not something we had ever tried out in the Bailey household. So when an opportunity to visit ClubMed property Opio en Provence came up, I jumped at the chance to see what the buzz was all about! I have...

Top 5 Reasons to Book An All- Inclusive Holiday For Your Family

Top 5 Reasons to Book An All- Inclusive Holiday For Your Family

Andrea Bailey returns from a break in Club Med Opio en Provence and is convinced that this is a fantastic option for families on holiday. Why choose the all-inclusive holiday when you can book any type of beach, island, mountain or city break vacation anywhere in the...

5 Reasons To Visit The Residence, Maldives

5 Reasons To Visit The Residence, Maldives

Andrea Bailey looks at the top 5 reasons you should consider a visit to The Residence, Maldives THE ATOLLS: The Maldives is a country known for its blue-green atolls, white sandy beaches and coral filled reefs. However, what sets the island of Falhumaafushi apart is...

A sugar rush at SUGARFACTORY

A sugar rush at SUGARFACTORY

With the summer heat at this time of the year, it’s easy to find reasons to visit the malls. So when a friend recommended the outlet Sugarfactory in Dubai Festival City, we thought we’d give it a try. Tucked in a cosy corner of Dubai Festival City, this place is the...

Maldives – A Visit To Paradise

Maldives – A Visit To Paradise

Andrea Bailey explores the island of Falhumaafushi to discover what makes The Residence special… Arriving in the Maldives always feels like reaching what can be only described as a ‘piece of heaven’. But wait…it gets better…when you are staying at a resort like The...

Travel Mum’s Top Eid Getaways

Travel Mum’s Top Eid Getaways

Where are you taking us this week? Eid will be here in a few weeks so I thought we would look at Eid getaways that are 4 hours away from the UAE. So we look at Jordan and the Maldives this week. JORDAN Jordan is only 4 hours from the UAE and a great choice for an...

Travel Mum Takes The Family To Switzerland

Travel Mum Takes The Family To Switzerland

Where are you taking us this week? It’s hot here in the UAE so let’s look a really cool destination – Montreux, the city of mountains and music. Why will kids love it? Summertime – swimming in Lake Geneva, riding the CHOCOLATE TRAIN. Goes from Montreux to the Nestle...

Desert Palm Per Aquum, Dubai

Desert Palm Per Aquum, Dubai

It was a place I have passed on many occasions, always hoping to enter the shaded tree lined path to see what lay beyond. One sunny morning in early May, I had the opportunity with my family to visit the lush landscapes of the Desert Palm Per Aquum Resort. Tucked away...

Travel Mum Takes The Family To Armenia

Travel Mum Takes The Family To Armenia

We go to Armenia this week, the capital city of Yerevan to be specific. Why will kids love it? Playing in the snow in winter, local markets and great food for eg. Kavkazskaya Plennitsa – Restaurant based on old soviet movie with staff dressed as actors from the movie....