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How to Pick Broadway Shows for Mum, Dad and the Whole Family

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March 4, 2020

Let’s be real. While there are plenty of kids movies and shows that drive us parents crazy, there are many others that we secretly enjoy. Broadway shows are a fantastic way to take that enjoyment to the next level, particularly when you’re on a trip to New York as…

Legoland


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How to win at Theme Park queues

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September 4, 2019

We love visiting Theme Parks but one of our biggest frustrations is the queues, especially when visiting in high season.

Having visited a couple of American theme parks, I do think more could be done in the UK to make fast pass entry easily accessible for everyone, without having to…

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A Family Trip to California

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August 26, 2019

Enchanting beaches, impressive national parks, friendly people and sunshine – that’s how California can be pretty much summed up. 

It’s a great destination for families with kids although you do need to take into account that the state is big so it’s well worth planning ahead. 

California is relatively easy to…

Parasol Beach


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What to do if someone dies on holiday

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May 1, 2019

It doesn’t bear thinking about really, you have booked and planned your holiday and are enjoying the fruits of all your hard work, but what happens if your travelling partner dies when you are away on holiday?

If you are overseas with the person when they die, the best advice…

Walt Disney World


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My 10 Top Tips for when you have booked a holiday to Walt Disney World

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January 16, 2018

Planning a visit to Walt Disney World in Florida takes lots of planning to ensure you get the best out of your time there.
There is no doubt that Disney does magic in bucketloads, but depending when you travel, it can also be extremely busy so it is important to…

Santas Office


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Our Travel Highlights of 2017

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December 27, 2017

What a year 2017 has been!
It has been a year of anticipation as I booked our dream holiday to Santa’s Lapland all the way back at the end of 2015 and have had to keep it a secret for over a year, which was not easy.
But let’s go back…

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Top 10 items to pack for a holiday to save money at Walt Disney World

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September 14, 2017

There is no doubt that a holiday to Walt Disney World is magical, but it can get expensive very quickly if you are not careful.
One of the things that I was worried about was what to take with us so I did a bit of research before tackling the…

Pandora - Banshee


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Pandora – The World of Avatar Review

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August 30, 2017

There were two things that Hubby was excited to see at Walt Disney World; Star Wars and Pandora – The World of Avatar.
If you have not seen the film, it is a must before you head to Animal Kingdom, where the World of Avatar has been built.

The new World…


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Staying at Disney Worlds Art of Animation Resort

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August 24, 2017

When we found out we were off to Walt Disney World, we were really excited to be staying at Disney’s newest resort, Disney’s Art of Animation which boasts storybook landscapes seen in such
classics as Finding Nemo, Cars, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid.

Upon arrival you are treated to a…

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Jedi Training Academy at Walt Disney World

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August 20, 2017

Star Wars is a big thing at Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.
You can embark on Star Wars adventures with the 3D motion-simulated Star Tours ride; visit Star Wars locations; meet Star Wars characters, including Kylo Ren, BB8 and Chewbacca; view Star Wars movie props and shop for Star Wars merchandise in several locations around the park.
Hubby has been…

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