Browsing Tag

holidays with kids

  • My top tips for taking kids on a family safari

    Tweet Safari is, I think, one of those must-do/wish list/bucket list type trips that every parent dreams of doing with their kids; what could be better than seeing their total amazement as they spot lions,…

    April 24, 2015
  • Win Barbie goodies (including her cruise ship)

    Tweet Ohhh I’m so excited about this, and it’s SUCH a shame that my niece is now far too big for Barbie, because when she was younger she would have adored one of these…

    August 7, 2013
  • In praise of the Grand Tour for kids

    Tweet Back in the 19th century the Grand Tour used to be all the rage – a way for young men to see all the important architectural and cultural sights of Europe before returning…

    July 25, 2013
  • Tallinn, Estonia – fairytales and stories of courage

    Tweet One of the things I love most about travel is visiting somewhere that completely challenges your preconceptions. Before we visited Tallinn on our cruise, my knowledge of Estonia was limited to Eurovision. What…

    July 9, 2013
  • An affordable family holiday

    Tweet Where are you going on holiday this summer? I was talking to a couple of friends at the weekend who are taking their families on a holiday to France – in August. They’ll…

    July 2, 2013
  • My favourite Greek island

    Tweet   Something I inherited from my dad, because of his affinity with Greece, is a lifelong love of the Greek islands. Our first experience of the islands as a family was Rhodes, and…

    April 19, 2013
  • Are cruise holidays safe for families?

    Tweet Are cruise holidays safe for families? It’s a question I’ve seen voiced several times over the past few months. I’ve been on quite a few cruises now, including the Disney Cruise with No…

    April 8, 2013
  • 10 reasons to love Italy (and Italians)

    Tweet Although I was only in Genoa for a day and night at the weekend, and it was quite crazy, it reminded me how much I love Italy, and Italians. Here are my favourite…

    March 26, 2013
  • Understanding teen speak

    Tweet As all parents of teenagers know, they have their own language, teen speak deliberately designed to exclude, mystify and annoy their parents as much as we annoy them. Fortunately the lovely people at…

    March 25, 2013
  • Miami is great for kids

    Tweet The other day I told you how much I love Florida – but it’s not just Orlando that’s great for kids. I’ve spent a lot of time travelling round the rest of the…

    September 26, 2012