It’s not too late: 20 ideas for getting away for October half term

October half term is upon us and many parents are thinking about slipping in a cheeky holiday before the run-up to Christmas but are wondering if things are still available. As it turns out, it’s not too late to book something and there are deals to be had. Autumnal weather doesn’t mean that going abroad…

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Exploring Costa Barcelona for family travel

Tapas. Wine. Culture. All travellers to Barcelona know they can expect these things when they arrive in the city. But the capital of the Catalunya is also a fantastic jumping-off point to the rest of the region and what it has to offer families.  BritMums is going with a group of bloggers to Costa Barcelona (as the…

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What to see in Costa Calida

Costa Calida? I hadn’t heard of it. It was only when I was organising my family trip to La Manga Club Resort with James Villa Holidays back in April that I started my research and there wasn’t an awful lot to be found. Guide books on the area were scarce and the one I did buy…

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Travel Round-up: Winter sun

2014, a new year and, as I write, the rain is hammering on the windows and the wind is howling down the chimney. What better way to cheer myself up than dream of sunnier climes. If you don’t want to wait until the summer before feeling some warmth, why not take some inspiration from the…

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Touring Cadaques with Instagramers

Earlier this month on a visit to Costa Brava I went on a walk through Cadaqués with a group of British bloggers and Spanish Instagramers. This city is part of Spain and very close to the French border, yet it guards its Catalonian heritage strongly. What it showed was that Cadaqués — a delightful former…

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Travel: Summertime special

  Usually I select about half a dozen travel posts to highlight the variety of trips our parents have taken in the previous weeks. However this month, as there are so many to choose from, I have decided to ring the changes and present a bumper selection of blogs: your very own BritMums travel guide.…

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