Yelloh! Village Luxury Campsites (Advertorial Post)

What does luxury camping mean to you? I can not wait for the school holidays. I am beside myself with excitement for where we’re going – I’m not even kidding. We’ve been to Jamaica (heaven); we’ve done Florida (so exciting!); and last summer we had the most incredible family holiday in Cambodia. It’s safe to say we’re a family that loves to travel. But the most fun we ever have? Camping. To be fair, when I say camping, I mean luxury camping, and it has to be further south than the UK – I want guaranteed sunshine, and the ability …

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Why You Should Plan a Weekend in L’Estartit on the Costa Brava

Visiting L'Estartit during the Medes Islands Pirates and Corsairs festival

When you think of a weekend break, it usually involves the car. If you do decide to venture further afield, maybe the Eurostar. You don’t generally think of getting on a flight to Spain. Especially with the kids. But you should. Oh, you really, really should. Here’s how we managed a family weekend in L’Estartit, on the Costa Brava.   How to make the most of a weekend in L’Estartit A few weeks ago I picked up the kids from school on a Friday afternoon, and headed down to Gatwick. Less than 2 hours after take-off, our Vueling flight touched …

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Simple but delicious: food on the Costa Brava

Catalan food - Surf and Turf Paella

Mummy, I’m on fire! And he was – kind of. As part of our weekend break on the Costa Brava we took a drive out to the gorgeously secluded La Vinyeta for a spectacularly different kind of dinner. As we pulled into the privately-owned vineyard, the sun was setting over the vines, and the distinctive smell of a wine cellar wafted over to us. Olives and grapes mingled in the fields, and we paused to squeeze and inhale the aroma of the fruits as we wandered down to the kitchens.   Catalan food to please the whole family. The wonderful chef Jordi …

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