Thing to do in Biscarrosse with Kids

If you’re visiting the South of France this summer, you need to know the best things to do in Biscarrosse with kids! Biscarrosse is on the South West coast of France, with long, sandy beaches and big waves. The region also has several very large lakes, and huge areas of…

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A Self-Catering Holiday in Biscarrosse with Al Fresco

This half-term we were invited to try a self-catering holiday in France with Al Fresco, at Yelloh! Village Lac de Biscarrosse. Lac de Biscarrosse is the location for you if (like me) you have school-aged children who love water sports, surfing, beaches and adventure. This time, Flea brought along her…

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Things to do in Amsterdam When You’re 12

This half-term, Flea and I spent a hectic three days in Amsterdam. Today I’m sharing my favourite things to do in the city with tweens. Although Amsterdam might have a reputation for, erm, “adult” attractions, the flat landscape and history make it a fabulous, family-friendly destination. Starting Out in Amsterdam…

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Martinhal Cascais, Portugal: Review

Martinhal Cascais describes itself as a luxury family hotel in the upmarket Portuguese town of Cascais. We visited last weekend to attend a conference, and I stayed on for three days with Flea to explore the resort and surrounding area. We aren’t strangers to Cascais, having been to the area in 2016,…

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How to Choose the Best Destination for your Family Trip

Are you considering a self-catering family break this summer? Over the past few years, we’ve visited a bunch of campsites with companies like Al Fresco across France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. I don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say I’m a NINJA OF KNOWLEDGE on this score. Al Fresco holidays are perfect for…

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