Family travel with flair

My latest dream destination: Hawaii

Over 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 could write on and on about. IATA is celebrating 100 years of commercial flight and that just reminds me of all the long-haul places to which I’d like to hop a jet: New Zealand, California, Japan (again),...

Budget picnic food: ‘Red Sea’ sandwiches

We 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 pressure. (Admittedly, my 10-year-old doesn’t have this yet, but we have the 11+ exams next year so everyone’s blood pressure will be going up.) However, like a lot of kids, my daughter only really likes oily...

Join Honkopoly in London for Sports Relief

On a Tube map, the distances look small. On the Monopoly board they’re even closer. But when I walked part of the route for #TeamHonk in London, organised around Monopoly board properties, I was beat. I came home and collapsed on the sofa while lots of the other bloggers were still pounding the pavement. We started off in Vauxhall, at the offices of Comic Relief. The #TeamHonk and #Honkopoly fundraising...

Jenography’s Meet & Greet for BritMums Live!

Hi, I’m Jen, a co-founder of BritMums Live! and am delighted that Carly is hosting this Meet & Greet, so we can all say hello before the big day. Here’s my version: Name: Jen Howze Blog: www.jenography.net (travel and London life) & www.britmumsblog.com Twitter ID: @JHowze Height: 5’ 6” (but I prefer being 5’ 8”, when my feet can take the shoes) Hair: shortish, reddish, growing-it-out-ish Eyes: Limpid...

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