Urban Monkey Guide: Free Movies at The Scoop

Now everyone loves going to the movies. So imagine enjoying a warm cool summer’s evening down on the Southbank? The 1000 person sunken amphitheatre, The Scoop at More London, stages events all year round, including this fantastic film festival. This is a popular event and for older children, a real treat to catch some classic […]


Holiday Snapshots #6

This week, I have great pleasure in introducing Allane Milliane to you all. We share very similar interests, especially our love of travel and food, which is how we’ve become blogging pals. Allane is sharing her wonderful memories of her two-centre honeymoon last year to the United Arab Emirates and to the Maldives  – and it’s the […]


Alice Holt Forest: The Gruffalo Trail

It was some time ago that I discovered that The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson was celebrating 15 years (see here). And  in order to mark the popular children’s book’s anniversary, the Forestry Commission has been putting on nature trails throughout the UK since Spring. With one thing or another, it did take us a long […]


Things to do in Palma with Kids

I haven’t forgotten the children… of course not! Even though I had a debauched girly weekend in Mallorca, I do envisage taking Monkey back to Palma at some point – and apart from the obvious attractions that little ones love, such as the beach, swimming pools and parks there are several activities that will appeal […]


Top 10 Things to Do in Palma de Mallorca

On a recent long weekend to Palma, the biggest and most important things on our itinerary was to relax and enjoy the sunshine. But the traveller in me is never content with just sitting by the pool. I don’t think you can ever claim to have truly ‘been’ somewhere if you haven’t actually explored the […]

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Legoland Windsor Resort