Before having children I’d never, ever been to a theme park. Then, when our kids were very young, my husband started working in Paris for a few days every week. When the kids and I went with him one time, it seemed rude not to visit Disneyland Paris while we were there, especially as the […]
I took this photo last year at Busch Gardens, a brilliant theme park in Florida. I was in the back of a truck on a Serengeti Safari tour of the African plain area. I’d just given this giraffe some iceberg lettuce and I think he wanted some more.
My first trip to Florida was to review SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. It was the company’s biggest ever expansion of a single attraction and I was sent there before it opened in order to write a newspaper feature about it. It felt very odd visiting Florida for the first time with no children […]
I was lucky enough to meet some penguins last week, and I reckon they’re pretty much like friendly small children. I was at SeaWorld Orlando for a tour of their newest attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, before it opens on May 24th. I went to see the colony of 247 penguins in their temporary home and Jo was […]
Busch Gardens in Florida is the oldest of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s 11 theme parks. It offers rides, shows and animals and I was a guest there this week while researching a journalism feature. I had a really enjoyable day seeing the animals with Kelly and Stephanie from the press office, but saved the roller coasters […]
This week I was thrilled to learn that Mums do travel is on the Travel shortlist for the 2013 BritMums BiB awards for parent bloggers. If you voted for me, thank you very much and if you feel like voting for me (or any of the other shortlisted blogs) to get through to the final stage, that would […]