The First Mother’s Day

I really didn't think that this would end up being a post (albeit a little one) on the blog, but here I am, writing about my wife's first mother's day! Until you have a baby who is not yet old enough to pick their own presents and cards out for their mum, this is such…

Swimming with a Baby at AquaMagis in Plettenberg

I wasn't sure how good it would be here and whether it would be worth writing about, but actually it was well worth the visit and well worth telling other people about!  We came here as a little day trip while seeing family in Siegen.  As a general tourist it's unlikely that you'll be staying…

Is Disneyland Paris a Good Baby Holiday Destination?

The short answer? Uhhmmmm....  eeeehhhhhhh, not really. But I'm sure you're not here for the short answer, so here goes why I think that overall, Disneyland Paris isn't the best choice of holiday destination for the tiniest members of your family. Cheyenne Hotel at Disneyland Paris for Babies We booked our holiday pretty much as…

Nausicaá, Boulogne-sur-mer, Family Visit

We started a 10 day holiday to the continent with a drive down to Disneyland Paris, split up with 2 breaks for our little guy who gets a bit unsettled in the car after a couple of hours.  The latter of these was a hotel break in Amiens, which also included a walk to the…

Taking a Baby to MCM Comic Con London

Before Ripley came along we had visited a few comic  and popular media conventions including MCM Comic Con in London, London Film and Comic Con and Walker Stalker (Walking Dead convention), and having a baby wasn't going to stop us from continuing. What's so Good about Comic Cons? We (especially me) are big nerds at…

Why Are we Taking a 5 Month Old to Disneyland Paris?

We are going on holiday soon (since before Ripley was born we've always liked to do 2 holidays a year) which includes some time with family in Germany so that they get to meet our little man, a quick stop in Luxembourg, a couple of days in Eindhoven, a stop at Nausicaa and Amiens as…