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All About KidZania London

All About KidZania London

This week I thought I ‘d give my children one last treat before school starts. So we headed towards Westfield London for our session which was to begin at 2pm. If you’re thinking of going then read below for some essential info that I wish I […]

Halal Barcelona

Halal Barcelona

The good news is that there are a few halal options in Barcelona. The bad news is that you may struggle to find anything other than Indian/Pakistani or Turkish/Middle Eastern food.

Diary Of A Hounslow Girl

Diary Of A Hounslow Girl

A few weeks ago I went to see Diary Of A Hounslow Girl at the Oval House in Vauxhall. The production is a monologue written and performed by Ambreen Razia who plays a 16-year-old Muslim girl. The title of the play really resonated with me […]

Boringdon Hall Hotel — Plymouth

Boringdon Hall Hotel — Plymouth

On a quest to spend some quality time together and celebrate my husband’s birthday we decided to spend a couple of days in Devon. A quick internet search returned the Boringdon Hall Hotel website and immediately I knew it was the one. Don’t be deceived by […]

Chessington World Of Adventures 2015

Chessington World Of Adventures 2015

Hooray the new season has started for the Merlin owned theme parks across the country. This weekend was a preview weekend for annual pass holders only, so we popped along to see what was new for 2015. Sadly not a lot! The only new thing I […]

Behind The Beautiful Forevers — National Theatre

Behind The Beautiful Forevers — National Theatre

Based on a non-fiction book by Katherine Hoo, Behind The Beautiful Forevers is a play about the Annawadi slums of Mumbai, India. Situated in the outskirts of busy Mumbai airport, it shows the lives of impoverished Indians living in the slums revealing the truth about their lives. The character’s livelihoods […]

Dara — The National Theatre

Dara — The National Theatre

Adapted into English from Shahid Nadeem’s play originally performed by the Ajoka Theatre in Pakistan, Dara tells the true story of two Mughal princes Dara Shikoh and Aurangzeb, the eldest sons of the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Set in the 1600s in Agra and […]

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe — Rose Theatre

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe — Rose Theatre

This week I went to watch an all time children’s classic come to life at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is of course part of the series of books, The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis. Having not watched […]

Chocolate Tour of London

Chocolate Tour of London

A few weeks ago I went on a chocolate walking tour of London that I won in a competition run by Halal Gems (thanks Halal Gems!). We met up at the Algerian Coffee Store which is probably the coolest coffee shop I’ve ever laid my eyes […]

The St. Regis Resort – Mauritius

The St. Regis Resort – Mauritius

Only 2 years new, located in the Le Morne region (southwest Mauritius), St.Regis oozes character and sophistication. With its regal decor and candlelit lamps across the resort, the ambience is serene yet welcoming. Guests can enjoy spending time in the Library or Drawing Room or […]

Painshill Park — Surrey

Painshill Park — Surrey

Painshill Park, located just off the M25 J10, is a beautiful well-maintained stretch of greenland consisting of a lake, bridges and of course a few hills. It also has many buildings created to make the park more attractive and interesting for visitors, such as the […]

The Awesome Shard – London Bridge

The Awesome Shard – London Bridge

The Shard is the tallest building in London, the UK and actually in the whole of Western Europe. It has the highest vantage point in the UK at a whopping 1,016 feet.  The Shard is an attraction for all ages as the views across London […]

The Launch Of Shiny and New Terminal 2 at Heathrow

The Launch Of Shiny and New Terminal 2 at Heathrow

June 4th 2014 will see the launch of the new Terminal 2 building in Heathrow Airport otherwise known as the Queen’s terminal. It has been closed since 2009 and a whopping £2.65 billion of private investment has gone into the rebuild. I was inviting to […]

A Taste Of Saint Lucia

A Taste Of Saint Lucia

The sound of chirping birds wake me up, any louder and I may not be able to get back to sleep. Later as I step outside my room, palm trees surround me. The smell of fresh tropical rain fills my nostrils. The leaves are glistening […]

Things To Do In Saint Lucia With Kids

Things To Do In Saint Lucia With Kids

I know the Caribbean is really really far away from London (4,224 miles to be exact) and just the thought of a nine hour flight with young children may nauseate you but I promise it will be worth it.Click here to find out why…

Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa, Saint Lucia

Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa, Saint Lucia

Located on the northern coast of Saint Lucia, Smugglers Cove is a 4* all-inclusive family friendly resort which offers a range of facilities including 7 swimming pools, private beach, water sports, spa, kids club and much more. Smugglers Cove has a lot going for it, […]

Paris with kids – Top 5 activities

Paris with kids – Top 5 activities

When you think of going to Paris with young children you automatically think Disney. If you are planning a trip to Disneyland Paris then I would urge you to book a few nights in central Paris too. The culture, the architecture, the food is not […]

Halal Food Festival – Excel Centre, London

Halal Food Festival – Excel Centre, London

This weekend I attended the Halal Food Festival at the Excel centre. Being a big foodie, and more precisely a ‘Haloodie’ (halal foodie), of course I wasn’t going to miss it. This was the first event of its type, a food festival where everything is […]

Hilton Dalaman Resort and Spa – Sarigerme, Turkey

Hilton Dalaman Resort and Spa – Sarigerme, Turkey

Award winning resort the Hilton Dalaman situated in the south west of Turkey is the perfect location for a family holiday. Ideal for half term holidays, Turkey’s long summers mean that even in the October half term, temperatures are warm enough to sunbathe. Spacious rooms […]

‘No Pressure To Be Funny’ – Comedy Show

‘No Pressure To Be Funny’ – Comedy Show

On Wednesday I went to see ‘No Pressure to be Funny’ which is a live topical comedy panel show, hosted by the broadcast journalist James O’Brien. Joining James O’Brien were the creators of the show Nick Revell and Alistair Barrie. The show focuses on a […]