• Swim Safe this summer

    Tweet Summer holidays are a fantastic opportunity to go swimming with your kids or to teach them how to swim safely, and that’s why I’m pleased to support the ABTA Swim Safe campaign. In fact, I…

    July 18, 2016
  • Nice and Postcards from Provence

    Tweet I have been spending so much time in Nice, Provence and on the French Riviera over the past few months for work that I’ve kind of been taking it for granted. In fact…

    July 17, 2016
  • We could all do with a holiday

    Tweet Post-Brexit Euro 2016 blues have well and truly set in and I think most of us are probably planning an escape right now – either a proper break or even contemplating the UK for…

    June 29, 2016
  • My first Monaco Grand Prix

    Tweet So first of all a bit of a confession: before I went to the Monaco Grand Prix a fortnight ago I really had no interest in Formula One, other than the personalities (particularly…

    June 12, 2016
  • Faena Hotel Miami Beach review

    Tweet As much as I enjoy staying at a discreetly stylish boutique hotel I’m also very partial to a luxury hotel with the wow factor, and that’s certainly the Faena Hotel Miami Beach. The…

    May 12, 2016
  • Making an impact in the Dominican Republic

    Tweet So I’ve been on the road quite a bit over the past few weeks – when I say road, I mean planes, mostly, and ships: cruising from Miami to the Dominican Republic, and…

    May 10, 2016
  • Travelling to Barcelona

    Tweet So, my love affair with the wonderful Spanish city of Barcelona continues. I’m going back there in a few weeks and I can’t wait – just the thought of exploring a bit more…

    April 15, 2016
  • Addicted to Game of Thrones

    Tweet “Don’t get attached to anyone, everyone dies,” No 1 Son warned me on Good Friday when I sat down to watch the first episode of Game of Thrones. He was right, sort of (don’t…

    April 14, 2016
  • Our Walt Disney World adventure

    Tweet Travelling with teenagers is not like travelling with small children: they are much more independent, they are even more strong-willed, they are basically vampires (they sleep most of the day, then they wake and want…

    February 23, 2016
  • Be an ABTA earlybird to get a great holiday deal

    Tweet I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to flying to Orlando on Saturday – the thought of getting out of this dismal cold weather and soaking up that Florida sunshine is the…

    January 18, 2016