How the Ritz Carlton Doha changed my mind on Staycations in EIGHT hours

Staycations have never really appealed to me. I mean, why would I go and stay in a hotel in the city that I live in…

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Three Perfect Dresses for a Christmas Cruise

This time next month we will have boarded a plane, and then another plane, and then a boat.  And of course it will also be…

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But a picnic is so boring!!

This summer we went on a lot of days out in the UK. A lot.  We went to the Tramway Museum, the Black Country Museum,…

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Four Great Reasons to Visit Vienna – even if you take the kids!

These days, city breaks are all the rage. People are short on time, so for many the best way to get away and experience new…

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I’ll show you the world – my husband’s promise

Nine years ago, did I but know it, my life was about to change completely. I went on my first real date with my husband. A…

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Which of the Canary Islands should you visit?

In many ways, the Canary Islands are the ideal holiday destination for all kinds of people including families. The great year-round climate, wonderful hotels, stunning…

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Is it worth taking younger children to the Black Country Museum?

One thing I’m finding this summer is that if we don’t get out of the house my boys go a little store crazy.  I end…

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