May 27, 2024

Expedite Your Adventure: Passport Hacks and Travel Tips

Traveling is a thrilling experience, but the preparations can sometimes be daunting. To make your journey smoother and more enjoyable, it’s essential to streamline your travel process. From passport hacks to general travel tips, this guide will help you expedite your adventure, ensuring you can focus on the excitement of your trip rather than the hassle of preparation. Passport Hacks Early Renewal One of the…

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April 30, 2024

Fishing opportunities when you charter a yacht on the Mediterranean

Fishing brings us that one moment of peace where we can enjoy our surroundings and feel the warmth of the Mediterranean sun on our skin. But to do that, it’s essential to choose the best and most luxurious Croatian yacht charter. Why luxury? Why not, after all, we are in the Mediterranean, we’re here to have fun and possibly catch a big and delicious fish…

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April 4, 2024

Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista Resort *Review*

For a second family trip to Orlando, Florida (and in particular, Walt Disney World) we decided to stay off site.  We took forever going back at forth, researching different off site Disney Hotels and were particularly drawn to Disney Neighbourhood hotels, meaning we were still super near the parks and could receive some of the perks. Staying off site to Disney and Universal has many…

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March 18, 2024

Culturally around the world

Culture is what keeps together the rich tapestry of humanity, holding close to our hearts: traditions, beliefs, and customs passed down through generations. Across the globe, various cultures offer a glimpse into the unique heritage and identity of different communities through globally known events or objects. In this article, we’ll go through an exploration of cultural charm by describing some traditions from different countries. Read…

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March 15, 2024

Alternative Gift Ideas for Kids this Easter

I LOVE Easter!  And whilst we love chocolate in our house, I think its lovely to consider alternative Easter gift options for children.  That doesn’t mean to say we haven’t brought the kids chocolate eggs.  We have (but not a huge load!) and we know that the fridge gets full of chocolate. We also prefer to get them something that we can do or play…

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March 7, 2024

Getting a Good Night’s Rest in Hotels: The Ultimate Guide

Staying in a hotel can be a thrilling experience, filled with the excitement of exploring new places. However, finding yourself tossing and turning in an unfamiliar bed is far from ideal. This guide aims to arm you with effective strategies to ensure that, no matter where you are, a restful night’s sleep isn’t just a possibility—it’s a guarantee. From the ambiance of your room to…

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Orelle Restaurent Review with Opentable

Orelle is one of the latest restaurant’s to hit Birmingham’s food and drink scene, with the restaurant immediately standing out due to its position on the 24th floor.  Guests who enjoy a visit here are welcomed with amazing 360 degree views over Birmingham, delicate trendy interior and impeccable service.  If you didn’t know, you think you were enjoying some time in the capital.  But no,…

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March 6, 2024

Discover the Thrill of Dune Buggy Rental in Dubai; Unleash Your Adventurous Side

If you want an adrenaline-rushing adventure in Dubai, a dune buggy rental in Dubai should be on your bucket list. Dubai has extensive, fantastic desert landscapes that offer the perfect playground for off-road enthusiasts. This guide will look into the experiences and convenience of dune buggy rentals in Dubai to help you with renting and highlight the top attractions in this experience. Unleash Your Adventurous…

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February 28, 2024

Travelling to London: Check These 5 Tourist Attractions

Whether you are travelling to the UK capital for business or pleasure, good for you since it is still one of the most beautiful cities of all time. You can visit beautiful art galleries, museums, historical sites like palaces and castles, impressive Soho restaurants, and more. However, nothing is perfect, and the one thing that makes London challenging is its traffic congestion. Yes, it’s a…

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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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