Travel for curious families

Taking a Segway tour in Barcelona El...

TweetThere are some moments when a blogger must ask herself, How cool am I? For instance, am I cool enough to put on a helmet and ride a Segway? Can I mount with elan the two-wheeled vehicle that makes a...

Budget picnic food: ‘Red Sea&#...

TweetWe all know that eating oily fish is great for all of us, and is especially good for children — it helps brain developments and reduces the risk of things like type 2 diabetes and high blood...

Visiting Wimbledon the British way

TweetWhile the usual signs of British summer are here — chilly weather, drizzle, deep supermarket discounts on Pimms — this year I’m taking full advantage and doing 2 traditional British...

What BritMums Live 2014 was like for...

TweetWhew. It’s been 4 days since I loaded up my car after BritMums Live 2014 and drove home through the summer sunshine across London. This is the fifth conference I’ve organised and those waning...

What Americans coming to the UK need...

Tweet My brother and his family are arriving from Texas, which has got me thinking about all the helpful advice I like to dole out to Americans who visit — tips that go beyond “don’t do the...

Visiting Winchester: Things to do wi...

TweetI blame the Mexicans. My husband and I had buzzed past Winchester on the M4 for years, always remarking that we should visit. The cathedral is one of the largest in England and we have a personal...

Postcard from Costa Barcelona

TweetI’ve just spent a a wonderful few days in the area around Barcelona with the folks from Costa Barcelona. “Costa Barcelona” is actually a new name for the combined areas of El Garraf,...

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