Top Tips for Winter Trips to Disneyland Paris

Last week, the Whittle clan headed off to Disneyland Paris to enjoy the theme park’s Halloween celebrations – me and Flea, my brother and his family, and my parents. It was lovely to have some family time, as my Dad has had a tough time of it, health-wise, recently. And…

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Things to do in Biarritz when you’re Six.

Last week Flea and I flew off to Biarritz in the Aquitaine region of France – to save you looking at an atlas (like I did), it’s the South West coast, just above the border to Spain. It’s not a part of France I’ve been to before, but we were…

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10 Things to do in New York When You’re Six

So, this half-term Flea and I took a trip to visit friends in New York.  New York is one of my favourite cities in the world, and it's always exciting to be there – but last time we visited Flea was in a pushchair, and was dragged along wherever I…

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Things to do in Cologne when you’re six.

A couple of days before Christmas, I set off with Flea and my Mum for a 2 night trip to Cologne’s Christmas markets, courtesy of budget airline Germanwings, with accommodation provided by a website called 9Flats.com. Now, I don’t have the best track record when it comes to travel, so…

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A Cynic at Disneyland Paris Enchanted Christmas

For many years, I’ve cherished my semi-professional cynic status, as a journalist and a blogger. This is not a blog where you’ll find much in the way of unicorns and sparkles. But some things melt even the most  cynical heart – and being hugged by Donald Duck in a snowy…

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