The Bingley Music Live Festival is fast becoming one of my favourite festivals of the year. The tickets are cheap, the line up is good and it is local to me which means I can easily get home at the end of each day. It is also a really good festival for families so Ellie loves to come along too. It takes place the first weekend in September so always seems a good way to officially end the summer.
Last month we decided to finally cross visiting Holy Island off our wishlist. I knew there were a few other places I wanted to visit whilst we were up there so decided to make a little holiday out of it. As is always the case in the school summer holidays, prices in the hotels and BnB’s are super expensive. So remembering a post I had read on Beccas blog I got a discount code from her and began looking on Airbnb. Simonside Cottage in Rothbury, Northumberland instantly jumped out at me and before I knew it, it was booked! So today I am sharing my first Airbnb experience at Simonside Cottage in Rothbury.
I was recently set a challenge to have a go at homemade cocktails with Hey Blueberry Lambrini. I have to be honest, Lambrini is a brand I drank a lot of when I was younger and haven’t really bought since. Hey Blueberry is the newest Lambrini, it is a smooth and sweet, blueberry flavour sparkling wine.
When me and Ellie go on holiday I almost always travel on a tight budget. I would rather spend a little less and have more holidays and more spending money. For the most part, hotels are simply somewhere to lay your head after a day exploring or laying by the pool. This means we usually stay in smaller, family run hotels that are slightly out of town. When booking our Mallorca holiday it was different as the Bellevue Club Hotel in Alcudia was the best deal.