About Gretta Schifano

Gretta Schifano is an award-winning blogger, journalist and social media manager. Gretta writes about luxury, cultural and active family travel with teens, and trips when parents escape without their kids. Winner of the 2016 Women in Marketing Award for Best Social Media Campaign and the 2014 BritMums BiB Award for Best Travel Blog, she lives with her husband and teenage kids in the Surrey countryside, near to London. Gretta previously worked as a BBC radio producer, has lived and worked in Italy and Spain and loves exploring new places, chocolate and kindness.

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Travel round-up: Travel hacks

This month some very helpful bloggers have shared their top travel tips. There’s some extremely useful advice in these posts, and I’ve enjoyed reading all of them. The post which I’d like to share from my own blog this month is my family holiday planning checklist, which shows how to plan a trip independently. Thank […]

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Travel round-up: Winter sports

This month’s round-up is all about winter sports – and that doesn’t just mean skiing (although skiing is definitely included). There are loads of great ways to get active outdoors during the winter, both at home and on your travels. One of my favourite ever travel experiences is dog-sledding in France – it was truly […]

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Travel Round-up: City breaks

Autumn’s a great time for a city break. The summer heat and crowds are waning and travel and accommodation costs are lower than in peak season. I love exploring a new city – this year I’ve been on trips to Kraków, Berlin and Copenhagen for the first time, and now I want to go back […]

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Travel Round-up: How was your summer?

How was your summer? I hope that you managed to get away somewhere. My summer started with a wonderful surprise trip to Italy’s Cinque Terre with two of my oldest friends (see my post How to explore Cinque Terre, Italy). For our family summer holiday we had a relaxing time at Spain’s La Manga Club […]

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Travel Round-up: Favourite family travel posts

Hello, I’m Gretta and my blog is Mums do travel. I’m delighted to be taking over from the lovely Trish as editor of the monthly BritMums travel round-up. I’m sure you’ll all agree that Trish has done a fantastic job for the last five years – thank you Trish for all of the support that […]

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