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Archive for August, 2011

Day out at Legoland Windsor

Monday, August 29th, 2011

This is the second time I’ve visited Legoland Windsor, but the first was many years ago. This time it was with a nursery trip with our 3 year old son’s nursery school. We also took our 6 year old daughter. We travelled by coach and ate a picnic lunch with others from nursery, but otherwise […]

Choosing a bridge digital camera

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Looking to buy a bridge digital camera? Here are a few features that you may want to look for. A bridge digital camera is a popular choice for anyone that wants to achieve better results than a point and click camera, but doesn’t want the size and complexity of a D-SLR camera. I bought one […]

Duracell vs original Samsung Camcorder Battery

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Most camcorders and digital cameras use some kind of proprietary battery. One of the reasons for this is that these are high capacity batteries that are needed to provide the power needed to run modern equipment with large LCD displays and lots of processing power. The result is that these batteries can be very expensive […]

Eurocamp holiday in Holland (part 2) – Beekse Bergen Safari Park camp site at Hilvarenbeek

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Introduction to Beekse Bergen part of our Holland holiday This is the second part of the review of our family holiday with Eurocamp to Holland (Netherlands). During the first part of the holiday we stayed at the Duinrell amusement park near the seaside at Wassenaar. For the second part of the holiday we travelled to […]

Eurocamp holiday in Holland (part 1) – Wassenaar and Duinrell amuseument park

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Choosing Eurocamp This holiday is the first time we have gone on holiday with Eurocamp. We have previously been on similar caravan holidays in Europe with Keycamp holiday in Paris and Keycamp holiday at Wassenaar / Duinrell in Holland. We looked at a holiday with both Keycamp and Eurocamp, but wanted to visit two different […]

Harwich Premier Inn Hotel and the Mayflower – Stenaline Ferry to Holland

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

We stayed at the Premier Inn Hotel the night before taking the Stenaline Ferry from Harwich to Hook-of-Holland. Previous visit We had already stayed at the same hotel before during our Holiday to Holland with Center Parcs and our previous Holland holiday with Keycamp. The reason that we stayed here is that it’s a low […]

Day out at Clacton-on-Sea in Essex

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

We went to Clacton on Sea for a day out on our way to Harwich to catch our ferry for our holiday in Holland. Parking at Clacton-on-Sea This is our first time to Clacton-on-Sea. It was a beautiful sunny day at the weekend so expected it to be fairly busy, but we didn’t know until […]


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