Family travel with flair

Dining at the new Le George, Four Se...

For years I’ve wanted to visit the Four Seasons George V in Paris. It’s long been one of the swishest hotels in fashionable Paris and a glamorous place to stay since it opened in 1928. In 1999 the Four...

iPhoneography: Autumn in New York

It’s not just a classic Sinatra song. Autumn in New York is unquestionably one of the most enchanting experiences in the universe (I may be a little biased). The air is fresh, the sky is bright and...

Countdown to St Lucia

No one ever steps in the same river twice, and you can say the same about any place you visit, especially with children. As they grow and change, the way the entire family holidays changes. They become more...

iPhoneography: Marqueyssac Gardens i...

Whenever we visit gardens, either in the UK or on our travels, we undergo a transformation. Instead of buzzing round the joint like caffeinated American tourists on the souvenir warpath (not always our MO but...

22 top things to do in Austin with k...

Austin has always been the liberal heart of Texas, the seat of government and a verdant municipality intersected by the Colorado River. Over the past two decades it’s transformed into a buzzing base for...

Tips for eating at Snow’s BBQ ...

In our ongoing quest for delicious barbecue and out-of-the-ordinary experiences, we drove to the small town of Lexington, Texas, to eat barbecue for breakfast. It had to be done, so we did it. Also because my...

Best Texas barbecue: Eating at Snow&...

God bless the little children, or at least the strong-willed teens. It was because of our 16-year-old’s determination that we have another “special” barbecue experience (something to contend with our half day...

Indoor sky diving at Windoor, Empuri...

When I first visited Costa Brava with a group of UK travel bloggers, we started off our exploration of the region with an activity that couldn’t have been better tailored for my then 9-year-old than if...

How to celebrate the Fourth of July ...

How to celebrate this very American holiday in London? I’ve been wondering that myself for about a decade. The thing about celebrating Fourth of July is that the enjoyment comes from knowing all your...

iPhoneography: Staying at the Anassa...

When it comes to luxury family stays, the Anassa’s reputation precedes it. The resort in West Cyprus has won a slew of awards for its thalassotherapy spa and its family friendliness. We had the pleasure...

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