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  • 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
  • I love Berlin – and I also like Berliners

    Tweet I was sad to see reports earlier this week that some tourists are being made to feel unwelcome in Berlin. Sad because I’ve been to Berlin many times and it’s one of my…

    September 20, 2012
  • Gamescom 2011 Day 2

    Tweet So after the excitement of the previous day anticpation levels from No 1 Son and the other kids (oh alright, and the grown-ups too *cough*) had reached fever pitch as we headed to…

    August 22, 2011
  • Destination Anywhere

    Tweet Seeing the world through my child’s eyes is one of my greatest joys. I’m lucky to have been a travel editor on several magazines, so I’ve been able to take No 1 Son…

    July 13, 2011