Cornish Adventures: St. Ives to Lands End

Having never been further south or west than Devon we planned a week exploring Cornwall; probably the quaintest part of Britain (apart from the Cotswolds).  We AirBnB’d a cosy, but practical, one bed flat in St. Ives harbour with sea … Continue reading

An Amsterdam city break for grown ups

Read that title as “Amsterdam for people with kids who can’t go out in the evening anymore, but still want to go to fun places on bank holiday weekends”.  High on the to-do list, with beautiful architecture and scenery, plus … Continue reading

Easter Food Trails of the New Forest

Having a baby in tow makes bank holidays a little less far flung than they used to be, so this Easter we stayed local by escaping to the New Forest.  Having not spent much time in the area, C was … Continue reading

Portuguese Parenting for Thanksgiving 

Our first proper trip as parents is in the books and, whilst definitely different, it was a lot of fun. We were determined to keep on traveling so, for Thanksgiving, we looked for some sun in Portugal.  We rented a … Continue reading

Exploring & relaxing in Dubrovnik

A couple of friends of ours got married this May bank holiday weekend in Trebinje, Bosnia in Herzegovina, setting up the perfect excuse for a little jaunt to Dubrovnik, on the Dalmatian coast, in Croatia first. Unfortunately, the bump is … Continue reading

Berlin biers & spätzle

In the UK, Easter brings a four day weekend making it a great time to get away for a European city break. We chose Berlin since we’ve both never been to Germany and have always been interested in the recent … Continue reading