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The open road – 6 safety tips for motorcycle riders

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March 31, 2020

When it comes to exhilaration, excitement and speed, there’s very little that compares to the thrill of riding a motorbike. These machines are powerful and strong, and it takes an experienced and confident rider to be able to handle them safely and effectively.

Learning to ride a motorcycle takes years…

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Visiting the City of Arts and Sciences – Valencia with kids

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March 5, 2020

During our holiday to Spain, we decided to make the two hour drive and spend a day in Valencia.

Our first stop of the day was Bioparc Valencia and then we jumped in the car and headed to the City of Arts and Sciences, one of the twelve treasures of…

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Review: Bioparc Valencia

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February 26, 2020

During our holiday to Spain, we took a day trip to Valencia, a port city which lies on Spain’s south-eastern coast, known for its City of Arts and Sciences.

Normally our city visits involve exploring as much as possible on foot, however, because Sebby had been poorly during the holiday,…

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Staying at Alannia Costa Blanca in February

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February 24, 2020

For the last couple of years we have spent February half term in the UK, but this year we decided to head to Spain to find some much needed sunshine after all the dreary weather we have been having.

After much research we decided to fly to Alicante and stay…

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10 Must See Places to Visit around Reykjavik

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January 30, 2020

Back in October, we headed to the destination that has been at the top of my bucket list since I started this blog – Iceland.

We stayed in a lovely apartment in Reykjavik, using it as a base to explore as much of Iceland as we could in 5 days.

We…

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Golden Circle Tour – Gullfoss Waterfall

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January 14, 2020

The Golden Circle is Icelands most popular destination and consists of Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park, the powerful Gullfoss waterfall and the explosive geysir geothermal area.

We booked our Golden Circle Tour with Grayline and our first stop was Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park. In my second post of our Golden Circle Tour, we…

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Golden Circle Tour – Þingvellir National Park

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January 12, 2020

The Golden Circle is Icelands most popular destination and consists of Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park, the powerful Gullfoss waterfall and the explosive geysir geothermal area.

We booked our Golden Circle Tour with Grayline and set off to explore on the rainiest day of our visit to Iceland and it took…

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Whale Watching with Sea Trips Reykjavik

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January 8, 2020

We couldn’t go to Iceland without booking a whale watching trip as it is one of the best locations in the world to spot a variety of whales on the coast.

The peak time for whale watching in Iceland is April to October, so we knew we were at the…

KARA GUPPY
Bournemouth

Are we nearly there yet? is a new online blog run by me, Kara Guppy, and is named as such thanks to my daughter Eliza who always asks that very question when we are less than 5 minutes up the road heading off on our adventures. You may know me from my other family blog chelseamamma.co.uk