A child free break at Point A Liverpool Street

When I go to London, I tend to either go there and back in the day or stay with my sister who lives nearby. Occasionally though, it’s nice to treat a work trip as a short, child-free break. We’re not the sort of couple who go away without the children. My husband will occasionally have a few days away but it’s rare for me to do so. Last week though, a work event in London was the perfect excuse. I caught the train down after my husband got home from work and checked into Point A Liverpool Street hotel.  About…

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Take the stress out of a London trip with National Express coaches

Most people would agree that children should visit their capital city. But what if the very thought of a trip to London stresses you out? This week, we boarded National Express coaches with the aim of taking the stress out of a London city break. But did we succeed? Getting to London with National Express coaches At 8.45 on a Monday morning, two of my sisters, the girls and I boarded a National Express coach from Cheltenham to London. This direct journey was due to take just under three hours but let’s face it, public transport never runs on time. Or…

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A weekend in London

Every year, we make the effort to go down to London at least once. This is partly due to the fact that my sister is living down there, and partly down to the fact that we just love the city.  The last time we went, we only stayed for the day. At the time, Lia wasn’t sleeping well and we weren’t ready for a weekend away in a hotel. But we desperately wanted to see the poppies at the Tower of London. We were so glad we did.  Now though, Lia has settled down and we are all up for…

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