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7 ways to plan the modern family Road Trip #Hertztrip

I grew up going on road trips with my parents, and I love going on them with my children. But things have changed since we hit the highway in the old family station wagon, and the road trip has changed as well. We recently drove around part of the state on a Hertz-sponsored trip — […]

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20 amazing villas to suit all budgets for summer 2018

Who doesn’t love a villa holiday? Villas are perfect for getting away from it all and for families who want to have a holiday that is not dictated by a hotel timetable. And of course there is also the all-important private swimming pool. Here are 20 great villas that are still available for summer 2018 […]

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Cyprus family holidays: How to have a great Paphos break

  Cyprus is a beautiful and fascinating island where Turkish, Cypriot and UN soldiers stand guard at demarcation lines at places around the island — one of the last contested borders in the EU. It’s also home to stunning ancient historic sites such as the birthplace of Aphrodite (Petra tou Romiou) and the UNESCO World […]

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Baby steps: Finding a hotel for your first trip as a family

Taking baby for a first trip away from home is a daunting prospect for many. Most hotels that parents visit in the years before the arrival of the newest member of the family seem, on reflection, to be highly unsuitable. Suddenly, the balcony wall seems far too low and the hotel pool seems to be […]

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‘The Mercy’: Visiting Teignmouth, inspired by the film

Ever since I was young, films have inspired my wish list of where to go on holiday. I’m not alone — not only is it big business for destinations to highlight their appeal based around a movie, film commissions spend loads of money courting filmmakers to shoot at their locations. Where have you been as […]

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Things to do in London with kids – an interactive map #ad

When you are out and about in London with children — whether it’s with babies or teenagers, whether you live in the city itself or come from across the country or across the world — you have to plan. There is so much to see and do and so many parts of the city, you […]

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#LondonCovered Map: Awesome family itineraries in London #ad

There are so many ways to explore London with children — the city so vast, the options so expansive — that the choices can seem endless. But how to navigate them all? The new London Covered interactive online map, that’s how! http://londoncovered.glhhotels.com/ The folks at GLH hotels have created the London Covered map to help […]

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Is skiing the perfect family holiday?

  The perfect family holiday should combine, IMHO, six things: Getting there should be easy. That doesn’t mean that long-haul is out but it should be as painless as possible. It should offer a range of activities, among which every member of the family gets to do something they personally like at some point. There […]

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Enjoying a Big Bus Tour & #BML17 experiences!

Britmums Live this year (#BML17) saw us working with a new venue, adopting a new format and providing a fresh new feel to the established blogging and social influencer event.  Through working with our #BML17 sponsors, we were able to offer exciting experiences to the blogger delegates over the weekend, and one of these was […]

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20 perfect beaches around the world

What makes the perfect beach? In my view, it is a very personal thing; some like people-watching on crowded seashores, while others do not want to see another soul to spoil their beach reveries. Others want fine, powdery sand so they can share those ideal moments on Instagram while others love the feel of firm […]

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12 Things for families to do on the north Norfolk Coast

California’s northern counties. There are wide sandy beaches that go on for miles, spectacular coastline, abundant wildlife and seaside communities. Norfolk even has surfers! Like the Northern California coast, there’s an untouched ruggedness and tranquility that eventually gets found out by the masses. Dubbed Cotswolds-by-the-Coast because of the amount of Farrow & Ball that has been used in […]

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All-inclusive resorts: Why go & 10 of the best

The idea of all-inclusive holidays has been around for more than half a century. The pay-once holiday idea in its modern sense was dreamed up by Club Med in the early 1950s when the company’s Gerard Blitz opened his first resort at Alcudia in Majorca. At the time, Blitz said he wanted to “eliminate extra […]

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10 pics to make you want to visit Menorca

I was a Menorca newbie when I was invited to visit the island with 50 other bloggers, YouTubers and Instagrammers as a guest of Visit Spain. It’s a Balearic island, the weather would be warm and I’d be with a bunch of cool social influencers. Of course I was excited. It wasn’t til after I […]

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A travel journal: Orlando

From the fast-paced rollercoasters to the dizzy heights of the circus top, Suzanne Baum and her family led the high-life on a recent visit to Florida.  It proved to be the perfect family holiday; even if she failed to stay up to speed on everything the theme parks had to offer! Note: This visit place […]

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Blenheim Palace: A family day out in Oxfordshire

If you are near Oxford it is well worth heading to the market town of Woodstock to visit Blenheim Palace. The Palace sits in 2000 acres of grounds containing several Sites of Special Scientific Interest, and the whole site became a World Heritage Site in 1987. Even if you’ve never seen Blenheim Palace, you may […]

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5 family holidays to keep everyone happy

For me, and I am sure many other parents, there is an annual balancing act to be performed. It isn’t the angst that many parents go through of choosing between being there for the children or going out to work. Nor is it the choice between having another glass of prosecco and being able to […]

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A family trip to Europa Park, Germany

If you are looking for inspiration of new places to take the kids, here’s a European theme park that you may not have heard of. Lifestyle blogger and mum of three energetic boys, Sara-Jayne Jones from Keep Up With The Jones Family reports on her family trip to Europa Park. I’ve been invited to some […]

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Cooking classes Hampshire: Chewton Glen’s kid-friendly Kitchen

  One of Hampshire’s premier country house hotels does cookery classes for adults and kids like no other.  The Kitchen, Chewton Glen 3 Chewton Farm Rd, Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5QL, England, UK www.chewtonglen.com/the-kitchen +44 1425 275341 In an era when chefs are TV personalities with rock-star reputations, cooking courses come camera-ready. Cookery courses in Hampshire […]

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