Getting Closer to London with Thistle Hotels #BeCloserTo #ad

Finding things to do together as a family can sometimes be hard. We love exploring new places and making discoveries together. That’s why we’re delighted to be working with Thistle Hotels and trying out their new Blue Badge guide tours designed to get families out exploring and discovering together.   Our experience at Thistle City Barbican,…

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Top ideas for kids’ summer activities & engineering fun #TheHolidayMakers

With summer holidays, parents thoughts turn not only to how to keep the children busy but also how we can keep their brains ticking over. Finding activities that keep kids busy and their minds active over the summer isn’t always easy, so at our #TheHolidayMakers Twitter chat, sponsored by The Holiday Makers site, we discussed activities that…

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Expat: Got kids will travel

June was a scorcher with temperatures into the 30’s some days. Island girl that I am, I can’t stand the heat. You’re likely to find me in the shade with a sunhat and flops. Interestingly, the guys showed their appreciation (or not) for the heatwave by going about topless. Now, this is a practice I…

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A family summer holiday alphabet (part 1)

The house is currently filled with the sounds of Matilda the Musical as YDS has just started doing some choir lessons at lower school to learn all the songs. If you haven’t seen it, you must, it is surely one of the musical highlights of the last decade. One of the best tunes is The…

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Travel: Road trips

Road trips are great way to explore at your own pace. Once you’ve decided where to go, you just need to plan your route, pack your gear and off you go – and if you spot something interesting and unexpected along the way, you can just stop off and check it out. If you need…

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Five go to Costa Barcelona

A great way to get more from your holiday is to talk to people who have been to your resort. Whether your interest is food, culture, relaxation or wellness, BritMums influencers went to Costa Barcelona recently to find out about everything on offer. Our writer, Catherine Boardman tells us more…. Have you been to Barcelona?…

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