• A weekend in NYC at Christmas New York City is a great place to visit any time of year but it is especially fun at Christmastime. It is a fabulous place to spend a few festive days with or without children. For this post, we have kept our recommendations to all things related to NYC at Christmas. We left off all…
  • Bratislava Christmas market itineraries I admit it. I have a problem. I am a Christmas market junkie. I have been to many over the years and I definitely have my favourites (find them here) but to be honest, there are so many great Christmas markets out there, so why limit yourself! I have laid out a few itineraries that…
  • My top 6 Christmas market picks Advent is ushered in with the opening of Christmas markets in towns and cities across Germany and Austria. Most cities and bigger towns have markets running every day right up to Christmas (and sometimes beyond) whereas lots of the smaller towns might only have them on weekends. Big cities in other areas of Europe and…
  • A weekend in Oslo Oslo is really a treat and a great place to visit with children. A long weekend in the middle of summer is the ideal time to get a good look at the whole city and get to some of its great museums and attractions. Oslo might not be top of the list for shopping and…
  • Top tips for traveling greener! When you are travelling there are a lot of things that are out of your control but there are definitely ways you can travel more responsibility and decrease your impact on the environment. It’s about making smarter choices that help to mitigate the negative impacts we create when we travel.   It is not possible…
  • Flying fear and how to get past it Ever wonder about what is happening in people’s lives when they get escorted off a plane? It doesn’t happen very often but over all my years of travelling I have seen the odd person and wondered what their story was. As someone who has now had her entire family escorted off a plane I can…
  • A weekend in Lisbon Oh Lisbon how much we love you! Lisbon is such a great place to get away from it all for a weekend or a week. There truly is something for everyone from the sites and the food through to the beaches and wonderful architecture and buildings adorned with stunning tiles. Honestly, you could spend an…
  • A weekend in Amsterdam Amsterdam is a fun place to visit for a weekend (or a week or a month). Its easy to access by plane or train from most of Europe and there is so much to do once you are there. The sites, food, entertainment and general beauty of the place make it such a great choice…