Travel for curious families

Reviews: Four Seasons Toronto with kids

TweetYou’d be forgiven for thinking that the new Four Seasons Toronto hotel, opened in October 2012, would have gone the grand diva route that lets you know just how fabulous it is. After all, it’s the flagship hotel in the hometown for the entire Four Seasons chain, which itself is a collection of wish fulfillers and pampering providers in exotic locations the world over. And make no mistake, the...

Video: Spitalfields Life

TweetI love this video of Spitalfields, which I found on The Women’s Room blog. I took a walking tour of Spitalfields with the kids about a year ago, so can play a bit of “where’s wallace” with all the locations. If you’re interested in the area, check out my latest post about Box Park and Bukowski Grill, in Shoreditch, East London....

CyberMummy11 in 60 seconds

TweetSaturday passed in such a flash of activities, hellos to old friends and new alike, fantastic speakers, drool-worthy brand giveaways and then the party at CyberMummy that I practically forgot to video at all. I did manage to capture some bits – so here’s the one-minute version of the conference....

Video: How to make perfect guacamole

Tweet As a Texan, I grew up eating guacamole. I moved to New York City, and went to expensive restaurants where the waiters made the guacamole at your table with a flourish of movements and dashes of this spice and that. It wasn’t until I went to a pool party and took charge of the guacamole for 50 that I realised not everybody understood the dark art of making a satisfying bowl of the green stuff, with a...

Video: American v British Easter

TweetI take a cursory and light-hearted look at the way my bi-cultural family celebrates Easter. Homepage photo: Grant Cochrane / FreeDigitalPhotos.net...

The best flash mob ever

TweetI saw this video on @allisonpearson’s Twitter feed and I was something like the 14,489,882nd person to see it, so I’m hardly on the breaking crest of its popularity. But the juxtaposition of the food court and the singers’ clothes with the beauty of the song somehow really brings Christmas to life....

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