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  • Colours of Tanzania

    Tweet One of the things I loved discovering in Tanzania was how, when you’re not on safari (when you should stick to light-coloured clothes and avoid black or blue because it attracts the Tsetse flies, which…

    April 22, 2015
  • The One with the African elephants

    Tweet Remember that scene in Jurassic Park where they see dinosaurs for the first time, and they’re in total awe of the way they move – these wonderful mammals,  making their way across the bush?…

    April 21, 2015
  • Lions of the Serengeti

    Tweet Everyone has an animal they want to see in the wild on their wish list; for me it was the big cats, and in particular the lions of the Serengeti. I wanted to…

    April 20, 2015
  • On safari in the Serengeti

    Tweet By the time we arrived in the Serengeti it was early afternoon; it had taken three planes to get there, including one from London to Nairobi, one from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro, and one…

    April 19, 2015
  • Travel: Feeling the fear, doing it anyway

    Tweet So on Friday evening I fly to Nairobi on the first leg of my African adventure. I was OK about flying to Nairobi until the events of last week; and even though I’m…

    April 7, 2015
  • An evening with Conchita Wurst at the Vienna Sphere

    Tweet Last night – as London’s Covent Garden and the Strand were shrouded in darkness thanks to the electrical fault – I found myself in a plastic bubble at Somerset House. The bubble is…

    April 2, 2015
  • Amsterdam snapshots

    Tweet I always think you can tell a lot about a city from how it looks in the rain. I was in Amsterdam for a few days last week and although it poured down pretty…

    March 29, 2015
  • Win a gorgeous set of luggage for your next trip

    Tweet When I set up The Mum Blog I decided that travel and family travel would be right at its core; that’s why the header features two little passports – one to represent me, and…

    March 23, 2015
  • My top 10 family things to do in New York

    Tweet In one of the episodes of the final season of Friends, when Monica and Chandler announce they’re moving out of New York because they don’t want to raise kids in the city, Rachel…

    February 9, 2015
  • Top 10 Family Travel destinations 2015 part 2

    Tweet So, apologies for being a teeny bit late with the rest of my Top 10 family travel destinations for 2015 – I was slightly waylaid by watching back to back episodes of Breaking…

    January 16, 2015