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Child Friendly Things to do in Rome

Rome is a fascinating city and can be enjoyed as an adult with the architecture and history of the Roman Empire but there’s no reason why you shouldn’t consider taking children to Rome also.  You’ll probably end up doing slightly different things to suit the younger ones but you won’t leave feeling short-changed.  With the […]

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Alternative River Cruises To Try

When you think of river cruises you’ll probably think of the usual suspects like the River Nile in Egypt or the River Seine in France and whilst these are amazing cruises to go on, sometimes it’s good to break away from the traditional and find some alternative places to see by river.  With some help […]

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Experience Swallows and Amazons in the Lake District

The books and more recently the film Swallows and Amazons is set in the Lake District, written by Arthur Ransome who lived and found inspiration from the beautiful Cumbrian countryside he grew up in.  The most recent adaptation of the book which was seen in cinemas across the UK in the Summer of this year […]

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Get Outside and Head to North Norfolk

Living in East Northamptonshire, I visit North Norfolk a couple of times a year as it’s only an hour or so drive away.  The main reason is to visit the seaside, but there are many other great reasons to visit North Norfolk, the sandy beaches is just one of them!  It’s so popular that even […]

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The Royal Observatory – Greenwich London

On our last family trip to London we focused our efforts around the Greenwich area, an area which has been highly recommended on a couple of occasions and by different people but quite often not on the radar of visiting families who tend to perhaps stick to central London if only coming for the day. […]

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