February 19, 2024

Amazing experiences in India

India is a vast, beautiful country with way too much to cover in one trip. But any one of these highlights will give you a tantalising glimpse of the real India. Whether you want to sample the organised chaos of India’s megacities, enjoy a more serene experience at a wildlife park or just say ‘wow’ when visiting one of the world’s great architectural wonders, a…

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February 7, 2024

4 must-try activities in Peterborough this year

A city on the up and up, Peterborough is known for its rich history and gorgeous countryside. If there was ever an underrated UK destination, Peterborough is definitely up there. In more recent years, the city has found itself as a bustling transport hub, with trains to Peterborough running between major cities like London, York, and Doncaster. Because of this, tourism has improved, with many…

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Taking the kids to Mallorca: 4 top tips

One of Spain’s most popular holiday destinations, mostly due to the year-round sunny weather, Mallorca is the perfect place to take the kids whatever the time of year. With child-friendly accommodation, beaches, attractions, and activities, what’s not to love? It’s important to bear in mind that travelling with children requires a different pace than maybe what you’re used to, especially when hot temperatures are concerned.…

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January 22, 2024

Your Ultimate Guide to Southeast Asia: 2024’s Top 5 Travel Hotspots

In 2024, embarking on a journey through Southeast Asia is like stepping into a vividly woven tapestry of diverse terrains and vibrant cultures. This enchanting part of the world stretches from the depths of Indonesia’s seas to Thailand’s lively, pulsating avenues. Southeast Asia beckons adventurers with a fusion of natural splendour and cultural opulence. Its history unfurls like a richly layered quilt, where ancient temples…

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December 18, 2023

How to book the perfect accommodation for your holiday in Sicily

Sicily, the captivating island in the heart of the Mediterranean, attracts travelers with its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. When planning a visit to this extraordinary destination, finding the right accommodation is essential to ensure a memorable and enjoyable experience. In this article, we will explore different types of accommodation available in Sicily. Whether you’re seeking a cozy bed and breakfast, a charming…

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November 20, 2023

5 days for yacht charter in Croatia itinerary

Croatia, with its pristine coastline along the Adriatic Sea, has become a premier destination for yacht enthusiasts seeking the ultimate luxury escape. A Dalmatia yacht charter Yacht IN offers the perfect opportunity to explore this stunning region in style, comfort, and with the assistance of a professional crew. In this article, we present a captivating 5-day itinerary highlighting the beauty and adventure that awaits.  Explore…

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November 10, 2023

Mum’s Christmas Little Luxuries Gift Guide

I have a lot of lovely women in my life; my amazing Mom, sisters, extended family and close friends, all who I love buying gifts for.  Some of those are super easy to buy for, however I completely understand what it feels like to hit a brick wall when it comes to searching for the right gift for your Mum or Mum figure in your…

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November 5, 2023

Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide that kids will love!

No matter what time of the year you start shopping for Christmas gifts, it can feel tricky when you have multiple children to buy for.  As I have three children I thought it was be great to draw up a Christmas gift guide to help any readers who may be finding it a struggle in the lead up to Christmas! My children are now aged…

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October 30, 2023

Customized Bobbleheads Are Great Gifts for Travel Lovers

Travel enthusiasts are passionate about exploring new places, experiencing different cultures, and making memories that will last a lifetime while traveling. When choosing a gift for these adventurers, it’s crucial to find something that resonates with their love of travel. Custom bobbleheads, which can create mini versions of themselves or their loved ones through photos, are becoming a popular companion gift for travel enthusiasts. Mini…

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Hi and welcome to The Willow Tree. I’m Michelle, also known as Shel and I am a mama to three beautiful crazy kids – I have two handsome boys and a wild and wonderful girl.

I really wanted a concrete place to share my love for travel, in particular Disney and offer my readers a chance to gain some knowledge around what we love to do as a family of 5.

I share our family adventures which include days out, travel advice and tips, holiday reviews, restaurant visits and of course, our love for Disney, including Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney World.

Life is about creating memories, and here we are sharing them with you




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