January is traditionally the time of year when, according to the TV adverts, we all start thinking about booking our summer holidays. I’m not sure I’m quite that organised this year but thinking about holidays, or even just a day trip, for any time of the year is always a favourite pastime.
The selection of posts below will give you some idea of how BritMums travel bloggers have been entertaining themselves during the Christmas festivities: worth keeping in mind for next year.
Ice-Skating at Webbs of Wychbold – Pinkoddy
Leeds Castle, The Gingerbread Trail – Mari’s World
Sea Life Centre Golden Christmas Experience – Here Come The Girls
Christmas Tree Trail – Boo, Roo and Tigger too
Need to book a hotel in the UK? Here’s an iconic landmark in Manchester and, for family luxury, have a peek at Woolley Grange where Alison and Katy can give you the inside info.
The Mighty Midland Q – Extraordinary Chaos
A Blissful Night at Woolley Grange, Wiltshire – Not Another Mummy Blog
Winter at Woolley – Katy Hill’s Blog
Whether you’re looking to wrap up warm or have some balmy winter sun, here’s some suggestions from outside the UK which might appeal.
Lovin Dublin – Cherished By Me
A Mum’s Guide to Paris in Winter – My Well Traveled Friend
An Afternoon with Krampus – A Bavarian Sojourn
Lapland 2014-Where do I Start? – Kate Takes 5
What my children say about Moscow – Globalmouse
A family trip to Athens – Mums Do Travel
A beautiful day in Nice – Side Street Style
The Orlando Science Center, Florida – Jennifer’s Little World
Finally, a thorny topic you might want to mull over. Do we indulge our children too much when travelling or is the general public too critical?
When did the World Become Infant Intolerant? – Mummy Central
If you have any travel posts you would like me to feature next month, please get in touch via my blog or on Twitter @mumsgoneto. You don’t need to have travelled far – backyard blogging is all the rage, don’t you know!