"Are we there yet, mum?"
Whether she's enjoying the English countryside, jetsetting or trying to navigate an airport with kids and four suitcases in tow, Travel Mum knows her way around the globe and is on hand to help us all have stress-free travels.
Last Minute Weekend Getaways
We've handpicked our favourite UK breaks below, from country getaways to Euro city breaks.
The four star Appleby Manor is located on the edge of the Lake District National Park in the Eden Valley. The town of Appleby is a historic market town with relaxed local pubs and plenty of outdoorsy activities to choose from, such as golfing, horse riding, hiking and cycling.
Stay for two in a standard double room with full English breakfast, glass of Prosecco, four-course a la carte dinner plus amuse bouche and pre-dinner canapes valid Sun-Thu between 1 July to 31 October 2015
Protected since 1951, Lake District National Park provides travellers with a patchwork of lakes, valleys, woodlands and fells suitable for experiencing the great outdoors.
Watched over by the green peaks of the Carneddau Mountains, The Lodge Hotel Conwy provides a snug hideaway amid the dramatic landscapes, historic ruins and beachside communities of Snowdonia.
Included in all options: Stay for two in double or twin room with breakfast, 3-course dinner and bottle of wine on first night only arriving 11 Aug-30 Nov 2015
Covering over 820 square miles of scenic landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is the largest park in Wales boasting waterfalls, lakes, valleys or mountains and offering a variety of outdoor activities.
Conveniently placed in the mainland centre of Venice, Hotel Delfino offers four star accommodation within easy reach of transport links. Also located in Mestre, the four star Hotel Apogia Sirio Venice makes for a suitable base for exploring the lagoon and the inland highlights of Veneto, being located an approximately 10-minute drive from Venezia Mestre Train Station.
Included in all options: Stay for two in standard double or twin room with breakfast and flights arriving on selected dates between Oct 2015-Mar 2016
The capital of the Veneto region and listed as a World Heritage Site, Venice is set on a group of 118 small islands separated by a labyrinth of canals and linked by century-old bridges. Colonnaded squares, domes and arches can be seen while on a sleek motorboat or during a gondola ride that will carry visitors through the city’s main waterways.
Situated amid the tree-lined streets west of central Amsterdam, the four star BEST WESTERN Blue Tower Hotel lets its travellers wander into the city’s world-renowned museums and galleries from a base of urban flair.
Stay for two in standard double or twin room arriving between October 2015-March 2016
Sitting on the south bank of IJ Lake, Amsterdam is a port city connected to the North Sea, with Amstel River flowing through from south to north. Mixing vibrant nightlife and many diverse festivals with Renaissance architecture and cultural events, Amsterdam is a convenient spot for exploration and relaxation.
Set in the heart of Ireland’s capital, Dublin City Inn awaits tourists close to shops, theatres, and other famous tourist attractions, including the Temple Bar located a 10-minute walk away.
Stay for two in a standard double or twin room with flights arriving between October 2015-March 2016
Dublin bisects its elegant hub with the ceaseless flow of the River Liffey, the old stone bridges which connect cobbled byways to proud Georgian avenues, and verdant parks.