Tag Archives: travel

Destination guide: Mauritius

Mauritius is a long way away from the UK and the thought of a 12-hour flight with babies and young kids is enough to send most parents running. But the island has a lot going for it for a special … Continue reading

Posted in Destination guides, Worldwide | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Flying with kids? 5 things to pack in your hand luggage

Everyone knows you should bring lots of books, toys and snacks for children on planes, plus an iPad goes down well.  But there are a few other things which I’ve found make a huge difference to my comfort levels and … Continue reading

Posted in Tips & ideas | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Destination guide: North Norfolk

Why we booked Quite simply, we love it and need little excuse to go back. The major draws for us are Holkham Beach – one of our favourite places in the UK – and the charming, ever-so-slightly-honky-tonk town of Wells-next-the-sea. … Continue reading

Posted in Destination guides, UK | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Destination guide: Lanzarote

Why we booked Kirsty and I had been to Lanzarote before we had children. We hadn’t intended to go: it was a last-minute stand in for Sri Lanka. We were due to fly to Colombo on the day the tsunami … Continue reading

Posted in Destination guides, Europe | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Caserio del Mirador, Costa Blanca, Spain: accommodation review

I’ve thought long and hard about whether to blog about this place. When you find somewhere this good, the temptation is to keep it to yourself. With only 5 apartments (3 with 1 bedroom and 2 with 2 bedrooms), the … Continue reading

Posted in Accommodation reviews, Europe | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment