We have recently returned from the most amazing family break to Ile de Porquerolles, a beautiful island to the south of France. After hearing tales of stunning beaches with clear waters, gorgeous scenery, and a totally laid back island free from over development, I was more than excited. Located off the Côte d'Azur, Ile de … Continue reading A Perfect Family Break to Ile de Porquerolles, France
Back in December we visited Bruges with all three kids, hoping for a magical festive weekend visiting the Christmas market, sipping on glühwein (or hot chocolate for the kids) and squeezing in a bit of nice food and a Belgian beer or two. Unfortunately, the kids were just not on top form and our weekend was … Continue reading 24 Hours in Bruges….Without Kids!
Writing a travel post over two years after the last time you visited a particular country is not really the norm. But hear me out. I have visited Sicily twice, once as part of my honeymoon just over ten years ago, and then again as a family two years ago, with our kids in tow. … Continue reading Sicily with Kids: Amazing Things To Do In and Around Taormina
With the promise of pretty buildings, picturesque waterways, beer, chocolate and plenty of Christmas cheer, I was super excited at the prospect of heading for a weekend in Bruges. The booking was all very last minute, which despite adding to the excitement, caused a few problems with finding accommodation - it would seem we were … Continue reading Bruges at Christmas with Kids
2015 saw the arrivals of both our crazy greyhound puppy and baby number three to our family. You can't really blame me for thinking that travel might not be entirely possible with such a big family brood, but 2016 has truly proved me wrong and as well as an abundance of family day trips and … Continue reading 2016 in Review – A Year of Family Travel
This weekend saw us taking a flying visit to Milan with kids, and what a lovely weekend we had. Mr DaisLikeThese was attending a conference out there and so the kids and I joined him. It meant that I had to travel alone with the children but it was definitely worth it! Where we stayed … Continue reading A Flying Visit to Milan with Kids
After a stress free trip with Baby DaisLikeThese, a fantastic few days of sight seeing, and even a night out, it was time for our final day in New York. Final Day It was Saturday and we were finally getting to spend a day sightseeing with Mr DaisLikeThese. Our plan was to get up and … Continue reading Our Adventures in New York City – Part 4
So we'd had a successful journey from London to New York, followed by a fab first day, and the following few days didn't disappoint either. Day 3 We were up and out early again as Mr DaisLikeThese wanted to take a walk to check out the Husdon River edge before work. To be honest it was … Continue reading Our Adventures in New York City – Part 3
So, after a successful journey flying solo with Baby DaisLikeThse, it was time to check in to the hotel at last. The Hotel We were staying at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel which was in a fantastic location in Manhattan. We were walking distance to loads of the sights and attractions on my wish list … Continue reading Our Adventures in New York City – Part 2
The opportunity recently arose for Baby DaisLikeThese and I to travel to New York. It was all very last-minute and exciting. Mr DaisLikeThese had a work trip there booked in the diary for months, but we realised a few weeks before he went that his airmiles had clocked up nicely and there was enough there … Continue reading Our Adventures in New York City – Part One.