It feels like going home

April 15, 2017 admin 0

Although we do love going abroad as a family, we also love a staycation and with two children we now find that this is a much more cost effective way to holiday and we have just as much fun. We spent (roughly) 24 hours in the Lake District at the start of the week, sleeping in a tipi near Troutbeck, courtesy of YHA Winderemere and we had an amazing time. I love the Lake District, the sheer […]

#myYHAviews have you entered

June 22, 2016 admin 0

The youth hostel association offer high quality accommodation at budget prices across England and Wales. They offer something for everyone from pods to hostels and cottages you can rent out privately for the whole family, so whether you are travelling alone, with family and friends, or escorting a coach full of students you will fins something to fit your budget and your needs. Last year my family and I stayed at YHA in Ambleside  and […]

Would you ever stay in a youth hostel?

November 24, 2015 admin 1

The youth hostel association got in touch with me and asked if my family and I would like to review one of their youth hostels, any one we could choose. I dismissed the idea immediately, I’m not a snob by any stretch of the imagination but I had no intentions of taking my children to a grubby run down youth hostel full of all sorts of strange individuals sharing one large room.  Out of curiosity […]