Visiting Tehidy Country Park + woods in Camborne, Cornwall with kids

On Sunday we discovered the amazing Tehidy Country Park and woods in Camborne, Cornwall. It’s the perfect free family day out to explore nature, see wildlife up close and get some fresh air on an afternoon. Read on to discover why Tehidy Country Park and woods appeals to all ages and is ideal if you are looking for things to do with kids in Cornwall.

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What to bring on your winter whale watching trip

Winter whale watching is one of the most incredible wintertime experiences in San Diego. Whether you’re looking for a fun activity to do with the kids or you’re trying to come up with a romantic date idea, San Diego whale watching tours can be the perfect solution.  

Once you book your whale watching trip, take some time to plan what you’ll bring. Here are a few suggestions of things you might want to have with you to make your experience as pleasant and unforgettable as possible.

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10+ vegan-friendly restaurants and plant-based cafes in Newquay, Cornwall

When you visit a new place, especially as a vegan, it can be hard to know where to find vegan-friendly and plant-based food options.  Having recently moved to Newquay in Cornwall, which is one of Cornwall’s most popular summer tourist destinations, we have been checking out some of the local vegan-friendly offerings.  We have much more to explore but have found a lot of choices so far.

So if you’re in Newquay and looking to grab a bite to eat that’s plant-based then read on.  Here are the places we’ve tried so far and keep an eye on my blog as I’m sure we’ll be sampling many more soon!

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Obagi Professional-C Serum 10% Review: Vitamin C serum benefits after sun exposure

Sun-drenched beaches and warm climates attract many travel lovers every year, but however much we enjoy this type of environment, unfortunately, the sun is not always so good for our skin.

Whilst it’s true we need some natural sunlight on our bare skin for health reasons such as helping our bodies create enough vitamin D, too much basking in the sun can have a negative impact on our skin causing sun damage and accelerating the ageing process.

It’s always important to wear a high SPF sunscreen for prolonged exposure to the suns harmful rays to protect our skin, as well as sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat, but what sun exposure aftercare can we do to soothe our skin and prevent any potential sun damage and ageing?

If you’re looking for a way to help protect your skin from radical damage then read on. I was kindly sent the Obagi Medical Professional-C Serum 10% to review and explore how it can help protect the skin of those seeking the sunniest travel spots.

Read on for my Obagi Professional-C Serum 10% review and why vitamin C can protect your skin damage caused by sun exposure.

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Trying out the SUP-YAK at Harbour Cove in Cornwall

Earlier this year we decided to make an investment in some paddleboards. We’d seen their increased use this year whilst in Cornwall and Devon on holidays and weekends away, and we were intrigued! The thing was, whilst I really wanted to try paddleboarding, my husband wasn’t sure whether a kayak would be better as he likes to kayak.

Much to our surprise, when we visited a surf shop in Cornwall, they had the perfect solution – the SUP-YAK!

This amazing board is a stand-up paddleboard that can be converted into a kayak with a seat attachment! Amazing!

We were sold and with our pending move to Cornwall at the time, we couldn’t resist. They also only had two left in stock and their paddleboards were selling fast, with their rise in popularity, so we just had to have them.

Moving to Cornwall, we knew we’d use them loads and with a lifespan of at least ten years, they seemed the perfect introduction to both paddleboarding and kayaking on the sea for me.

Read on to see how I got on with my first SUP-YAK outing at beautiful Harbour Cove in Cornwall.

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Driving tips to stay safe on the roads

Many people drive every day, several times a day. It has become almost more common than walking as a means to get about, and some people will even drive one block rather than walk it (and of course, some people have conditions that prevent their walking very far). But driving is actually quite a dangerous pastime: controlling a ton or so of heavy metal and chemicals, at fairly high speeds – and doing so alongside hundreds of other people! But it is possible to practice road safety as a driver that can reduce your risk of accident or injury.

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Fun things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer, south France

From ages 11 to 15, I went on a family holiday to Argeles-sur-Mer in the south of France each year. I went five times in total and have many memories from these holidays, not least because each trip ended up in some sort of disaster, yet we kept going back each year!

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