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!
Does the idea of taking road trips with kids fill you with dread?! It needn't! Because depending on where you live, packing up the car with all your family travel essentials and driving to your destination can sometimes be far easier than navigating your family through a busy airport or train station. Luggage is packed … Continue reading Road Trips with Kids: Top 10 Survival Tips
They say you can't pour from an empty cup, and it's no secret that parents very often do just that. Like most mums, I am guilty of neglecting myself whilst concentrating on the day-to-day stresses of family life. My new years resolution, therefore, was to spend a bit more time looking after myself so that … Continue reading BSpa at Brooklands Hotel: The perfect Mum’s Day Off
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
I was delighted to read that Lonely Planet have declared Bordeaux as the Number 1 city to visit in their Best in Travel 2017 guide. We love Bordeaux and couldn't agree more with their verdict. Mr DaisLikeThese spent a year in Bordeaux on a university placement and so for him it holds a special place in … Continue reading A Weekend in Bordeaux with Kids
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
Do you long to travel to exotic destinations but don't have the time or budget? Or perhaps you want to experience the European culture but aren't ready to give up your exotic summer holiday? Luckily, France is home to some stunning locations, that are sure to make you feel more like you're in the Caribbean than … Continue reading Finding Exotic Destinations in France
With award winning sandy beaches and beautiful unspoilt countryside , coupled with the adventure of smugglers coves and shipwrecks, the Gower Peninsula in South Wales is a perfect choice for a family holiday full of adventure.
New York doesn't always spring to mind when you think of baby friendly holiday destinations, but after my trip earlier this year I've put together my top 5 tips for visiting New York City with a baby. 1. See if your airline offer infant friendly seats Flying with an infant can be a daunting experience. To ease some of … Continue reading 5 Tips for Visiting New York City with a Baby