Aug 25, 2019 United Kingdom
Planning a short vacation to the UK’s mega metropolis, London, will inflict decision anxiety even on the most ruthless traveller. How do you trim down a mammoth wish list of attractions into a mere 5-day itinerary? I’ve expertly crafted these 5 days in Lo…
Aug 21, 2019 United Kingdom
Most international tourists choose to book a London walking tour to discover the city through the eyes of a savvy local. But choosing the right walking tour is harder than it sounds. I’ve narrowed down hundreds of potentials to 6 of the best walking tours…
Aug 4, 2019 United Kingdom
York’s backstory had no shortage of drama, and the modern city celebrates its past, warts and all, creating a charming fusion of classical and quirky that’s ripe for exploring. My itinerary for 3 days in York feels like a living history book filled with t…
Jul 24, 2018 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is a road tripping paradise - windy roads, scenic vistas, rolling hills, majestic mountains, meandering rivers, quaint towns, castles and history galore. Every great travel adventure starts with an equally great plan. So, I’ve put toget…
Feb 8, 2015 United Kingdom
Find out where we stayed in Machynlleth, as well as 5 fun places to take your kids on your next holiday to Mid Wales. I’m sure you’ll love it as much as we did.
Feb 5, 2015 United Kingdom
Bounce Below is the world’s first subterranean playground and luckily for us, it is located in north Wales within the Llechwedd Slate Caverns not far from where we were staying. Consisting of massive bouncy nets, chutes and passageways, this is an undergr…
Feb 4, 2015 United Kingdom
It’s difficult to find birthday treats for people like us who travel permanently. But I knew my energetic 6-year-old would love nothing more than celebrating their birthday at a theme park like Drayton Manor. And I also received a “suite” surprise when we…
Jan 30, 2015 United Kingdom
Living in the big city had worn us down. While we love London we were eager to get away. So eager in fact, we made the 6-hour drive to west Wales in one trip. Now we were in the heart of Pembrokeshire, and ready for our luxury cottage… I mean “barn”.
Don’t Read This Post About Wolfscastle Country Hotel In Wales (Unless You Want To Ruin Your Keyboard)
Jan 29, 2015 United Kingdom
Little did I know but we were about to visit one of the best restaurants we’ve dined at in the last 3 years. We’ve eaten at close to 1000 restaurants across 50+ countries in recent years and this one ranks in my favourite 5. So when I heap praise on this …
Jan 24, 2015 United Kingdom
With only 2 nights and 1 day up our sleeves, find out our favourite winter-friendly attractions in the centre of Liverpool, UK.
Jan 22, 2015 United Kingdom
Cardiff Bay provides everything a family needs for a fun day out. Take a walk around this modern urban re-development in the centre of Cardiff and feel the vibe of the Welsh capital.
Jan 21, 2015 United Kingdom
If you’re thinking about a road trip in the United Kingdom, follow our driving adventure around Wales and I’m sure you’ll be inspired. Just jump in your car and discover the food, history and natural beauty of this enchanted country within a country.
Jan 17, 2015 United Kingdom
We picked up the London Pass and found that it included a walk on the new glass-floored overpass of Tower Bridge. And since we were in the neighbourhood we figured we should couple it with a visit to the Tower of London. Also find out more about the apart…
Nov 23, 2014 United Kingdom
We almost discovered the magnificent display of poppies at The Tower of London by accident, but we were glad we did. 888,246 handmade ceramic flowers symbolised British individuals who had fallen in World War I. My 5-year-old daughter gazed over the sea o…
Aug 15, 2014 United Kingdom
During our stay at the Athenaeum in London, we received a surprised knock on the door at 8:45pm on a Saturday night. What happened next shocked us.
Aug 14, 2014 United Kingdom
When the kids heard we were going to meet Emmet at Legoland Windsor, well, everything was awesome. Tips and tricks to spending a day at Legoland Windsor.
Aug 13, 2014 United Kingdom
The most sacred place in the world for any toddler, without a doubt, is Peppa Pig’s house. And when Peppa and George come to visit you have a recipe for frenzied screams loud enough to rival any One Direction hormone-laden teenage crowd.
Aug 11, 2014 United Kingdom
We looked at different options for getting from London to Amsterdam – air, rail and sea. When we weighed up the benefits and disadvantages, rail came out on top. It was faster (total journey time), more convenient and a much more all-round pleasant experi…
Aug 9, 2014 United Kingdom
Last year we wrote a popular post on 10 things to do in London with kids. This year we are adding to it. Some of these things aren’t necessarily ideal for little kids, but the big kids will absolutely love it. Includes theme parks, London Dungeons, Harry …
Aug 8, 2014 United Kingdom
If you enjoy the Harry Potter books or movies, then a visit to the Studio Tour in London sounds like a wizardy wonderland, doesn’t it? Find out how I got there, got around and weather you should try drinking Butterbeer, and if so, how many.