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… View Post

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… View Post

Review: Martinhal Quinta, Portugal

Quinta do Lago is one of the most exclusive corners of the Algarve. It is also home to the latest resort from the Martinhal brand. Martinhal Quinta is a complex of  2 to 5-bedroom villas, each with private garden and pool. We were invited to stay this October half-term in a… View Post

Canadian Road Trip Part 4: Kelowna and Shuswap

Kelowna and Shuswap fell just after the midpoint of our Canadian road trip. A little over two weeks in, we drove out of Seattle, heading North to Canada. Crossing back into Canada was a lot less hassle than driving into the US had been. It’s worth noting if you’re a single… View Post