Best of Bristol Christmas: Dean Forest Railway

50 unmissable Christmas events in Bristol and beyond

A guide to the best of Christmas in Bristol and beyond… The festive season can be a bit like Marmite, and I’m definitely on the lovers side. Mulled wine, the scent of cinnamon and fairy lights galore are among my favourite things. And I embrace all the events and activities that Christmastime delivers. We’re lucky … Read more

Child walking across rope bridge at Eden Project

10 unmissable things to do in Cornwall with kids

We’re huge fans of Cornwall with its gorgeous sandy beaches, dramatic coastline and cute seaside towns. We like it so much we got married there. And since having kids, it’s become a favourite family holiday destination. It has oodles of things to do, from simply hanging out on the beach to visiting the incredible Eden … Read more

West Midlands Safari Park

21 unmissable fun things to do in Birmingham with kids

The UK’s second biggest city, Birmingham (or “Brum” as it’s known locally), is filled to the brim with exciting attractions for families, including museums, galleries, amusement parks and zoos. And if you step just a little outside the city, you’ll discover even more to do in the countryside of the West Midlands, from castles to … Read more

Pinecrest Lake

36 fun things to do in California with kids

We’ve travelled all over California as a family and rate it as one of the world’s best family travel destinations. It’s super easy if you’re just starting to find your feet travelling with kids, plus it has some of the world’s best kid-friendly attractions. From Disney to Hollywood to no end of natural splendour, it’s … Read more

Lower McCloud Falls

12 unmissable things to do in Redding (CA) and Shasta Cascade

Perhaps one of the most overlooked areas of California, especially for those outside the States, is the gorgeous Shasta Cascade region, also known as Upstate CA.  Home to some of the state’s most epic nature, including Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen Volcanic Park, it was a highlight of our California road trip and our drive … Read more

Tower Bridge, Sacramento

30 fun things to do in Sacramento with kids

A guide to the best things to do in Sacramento with kids. Sacramento often gets overshadowed by its more famous sisters, LA and San Francisco, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth visiting. The capital of California offers a much more laidback, non-touristy experience of California city life. And it’s the perfect place to include … Read more

Farm at Park Winters, Yolo CA

10 reasons to love Yolo County (and why you should visit now!)

We fell in love with Yolo County, a lesser known area of California that feels like it’s on the brink of being the next big thing in California tourism. With charming towns, a forward-thinking university, and a huge bounty of agricultural land that’s giving rise to all sorts of experiential farm experiences, it offers a … Read more

Things to do in Seattle with kids

38 unmissable things to do in Seattle with kids

Surrounded by forests, lakes, islands and mountain peaks, nature is king in Seattle. But it’s also a place that has spawned some of the world’s most successful companies, like Amazon, Microsoft and Starbucks. The city of contrasts makes for an excellent city break. And with world-class museums and things to do, it’s also a fantastic … Read more

San Diego Itinerary - La Jolla

21 unmissable things to do in San Diego with kids

San Diego has to be one of the USA’s best family destinations. From the world-famous San Diego Zoo to the beaches to Legoland, there’s enough to keep kids entertained for weeks. Add to that sunny skies and a laidback vibe and you have a perfect, and fairly easy, family trip. Here’s our guide to the … Read more

Los Angeles with kids

13 unmissable things to do in Los Angeles with kids

Whatever age they are, there’s always something amazing for kids in Los Angeles. I first visited at age 7 when my excitement at going to nearby Disneyland overshadowed everything else. Fast forward a few years to when I was 11 and it was the stars and movie scene that had me hyped. I’ve been back … Read more