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

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

Pregnant in Paris

So, your American wife is seven months pregnant and is now officially on the “no fly” list, but you’ve got two international stag-dos and a wedding in the next month. You’re in a pickle. She’s not best pleased with your … Continue reading

Medieval times, lights and beers in Prague

Gothic architecture, beer halls and goulash in underground caves – sign me up. Prague has lost its stag do reputation of the late 90s, but the things that drove the tourists there are still going strong, so this winter we … Continue reading