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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October 13, 2023

Barcelona’s Beaches and Beyond

Welcome to Barcelona, a city filled with vibrant culture and endless options for fun and excitement. While this destination is known for many things, one of its most notable attractions is its beaches. However, there’s more to this Catalan gem than just its seaside retreats. Join us as we explore Barcelona’s Beaches and Beyond, uncovering the hidden treasures that await in this coastal paradise. Barcelona’s…

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August 24, 2023

Aztec Adventure The Lost Valley & Lower Moor *Review*

As you know, we love family days out especially when it can please all of our children!  With children aged 6, 9 and 13 it can be difficult to find somewhere where they will all enjoy, however we are lucky that they all like similar experiences and anything that is physical and fun!  Aztec Adventure invited us along to review their activities in both their…

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August 23, 2023

The Top Kid-Centric and Family-Friendly Activities and Attractions in Muskoka

Nestled in the heart of Ontario, Muskoka is a breathtaking destination known for its pristine lakes, lush forests, and serene landscapes. While it’s often considered a retreat for adults seeking tranquility, Muskoka also offers a wealth of family-friendly activities that promise unforgettable experiences for visitors of all ages. From outdoor adventures to educational attractions, here’s a guide to the best kid-centric activities and attractions in…

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August 5, 2023

National Forest Adventure Farm Review

This Summer, National Forest Adventure Farm is offering so much family fun for those who are looking for days out together to please all the kids no matter what the age.  We went along with our three children aged 6, 9 and 13 to see what was on offer, including Farmarama, their summer celebratory event! Where is National Forest Adventure Farm? National Forest Adventure Farm…

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July 28, 2023

A Visit To Canberra: How Best To Enjoy Australia’s Capital City

Canberra: the (mostly) undiscovered hidden jewel in Australia’s crown! After all, it’s the capital city, but how much do you hear about it next to titans like Melbourne and Sydney? Well because of that, it’s time to visit the city in person! And if you want to visit Australia and see the best the capital has to offer, you’ll want to keep these tips in…

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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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