Family travel with flair

Trentham Gardens: Kid-friendly &...

  I don’t know if Trentham Gardens has a slogan, but it should, and that slogan should be, “Keep ON the grass”. These gorgeous extensive gardens in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire...

15 pictures that make you want to vi...

Cyprus is a brilliant destination for families, because you experience so much variety here — from the bustle of the cities to the untamed beauty of the Akamas peninsula to the historical and mythical...

Things to do in Paris with kids: 7 d...

Paris is no secret destination when it comes to travel, whether you are on your own, with a partner or taking the entire family. When I lived in the City of Light in my early 30s, I discovered just how...

What to do in London with kids in 20...

I adore farflung travel, but one of the benefits to living in London is that there are so many things to do with kids right here at home. I thought I’d share my list of don’t-miss activities for...

Review: The World of Charles and Ray...

  Take a seat. In this case, a quintessential seat of the 20th century. That’s the way into the The World of Charles and Ray Eames, a current design exhibition at the Barbican – about the couple who...

Discovering a warm welcome in Camden...

  As parents of a tween and teen, we’re always on the lookout for a particular kind of family welcome at hotels. It needs to acknowledge the kids as almost-adults and meet their “cool...

Video: Visiting St James’s Clu...

We loved our recent trip to St James’s Club Morgan Bay — our first experience with a Caribbean all-inclusive resort. (You can read my written review of the resort here along with some pictures.)...

Review: St James’s Club Morgan...

Thursday we were taking it easy. That meant we woke up “late” — 8:30 — and ate breakfast at the restaurant overlooking the beach. We swam in the ocean, playing on the round tethered floats. We...

13 things to do in Taos with kids

Taos, New Mexico, is a fantastic place to visit in summer as a family. We used to go every year when I was young, and I wanted my kids to experience what I loved as a child: gorgeous scenery, yummy food, an...

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...

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