Travel for curious families

New York City: Touring street art in...

TweetWhen we visited New York City, we asked each of the kids what was the one thing that they really wanted to do. The teen boy knew right away: He  wanted was to see some street art. We’d taken a...

3 top tips for ice skating at Natura...

TweetIce skating is a regular part of the Christmas season for us. Maybe it’s because I grew up with visions of myself twirling on ice like Dorothy Hamill (the US equivalent of Jane Torville in singles...

Wales: Review of Cefn Barn, Talgarth...

Tweet When it comes to booking accommodation, some people just got it. Take my friend Kathryn. She reliably books fantastic accommodation at all budget levels. She does the same things I do — uses...

Making Angel Delight, a truly Britis...

Tweet“Ooooh Angel Delight,” my husband intones. “We grew up eating it.” I’d never even heard of Angel Delight before I arrived here and its popularity speaks to the British...

Fort Worth: Visiting the Stockyards ...

TweetIt’s not illegal to go to Texas and not see a rodeo, but it is a little bit criminal. That’s because they feature so many elements of Texana: hardy cowboys, skilled cowgirls, kid-friendly...

My latest dream destination: Hawaii

TweetOver on BritMums we’ve been running the #Flying100 Family Holiday Challenge with IATA on one of my favourite topics: dream travel destinations. I can’t officially enter but this is a topic I...

A motorcycle sidecar tour with kids

TweetUsually I post about things I’ve personally tried so I can tell y’all exactly what it’s like, but when I heard about this family activity recently, it was too cool not to spread the...

Massachusetts: A girls’ weeken...

TweetWhen 4 of us university friends wanted a reunion weekend, we decided against reenacting one of our old camping trips (too soggy and cold), skiing (too end-of-season) or hitting Spain again (logistical...

9 top things to do with children in ...

TweetEvery summer we take the kids to Texas to see my family, soak up some sun in 37+° and experience the Lone Star State. Every summer we swim, eat Tex-Mex and BBQ and have fun in our usual haunts of Austin,...

Review: The Milestones Museum, Basin...

TweetAs another British summer arrives, the imploration on every parent’s lips is the same: I need rainy day activity ideas! We’re constantly on the lookout for interesting outings, especially as...

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