Visiting Montserrat Monastery, near Barcelona – with Kids!

I’ll start by saying that visiting Montserrat Monastery with kids is a great idea.  It’s an epic destination, that leaves a staggering impression on adults and there’s ample room for tots to explore… Continue reading

Hotel Profile: Skene House Apartment Hotels, Aberdeen

Skene House Apartment Hotels are the most child friendly city locations I’ve stayed in.  A big statement but it’s true. When I was given a tour I was told that back in the 70’s… Continue reading

Competition – Win a Mum and Baby Set from TravelToiletries2Go

Perfectly timed competition for the October holidays! Whenever I put a post on Facebook having a little moan about packing for three people on holiday (me and the two toddlers) it always gets… Continue reading

PP’s Amusement Park, Platja D’Aro, Costa Brava

If you’re looking for colour, bright lights, noise (don’t go with a headache) and laughter then PP’s Amusement Park in Platja D’Aro on the Costa Brava is the destination for possibly the happiest… Continue reading

Child-Friendly Things to Do and Places to Stay in Perthshire

With the stunning Enchanted Forest running from 29 September – 30 October 2016 it’s timely to round up child friendly places to stay and play when visiting Perthshire with tots.  The music and light… Continue reading

Hotel Barcelona Golf Resort & Spa – An Ideal Family Hotel Near Barcelona

You want to stay in the heart of Barcelona, in the thick of it, near the bars, clubs and Las Ramblas etc.?  I get it.  With two kids I’m just not always that… Continue reading

Day Out – Birnam, Beatrix Potter and Shakespeare’s Oak

Little towns can have little gems for little people.  Birnam in Perthshire is one such find.  You could drive through it in seconds but if you actually stop you’ll discover a family friendly destination… Continue reading

Day Out – The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, Fraserburgh

Every kid seems to love a lighthouse – clearly a site of adventure summoning up images of storms, great ships, sailors, pirates, mermaids and deep sea creatures (perhaps an Octonaut or two). I… Continue reading

Day Out – 16 Top Tips for Visiting the Sky Garden, London

Fresh back from a great weekend in London here are my tips for booking a visitor slot at the Sky Garden and having a good time when you get there.  The arrival experience… Continue reading

Time to Start Planning a Skiing Holiday – Out for the Weekend

As the sun was shining bright in Aberdeen Fiona Stalker and I decided to talk snow and skiing on BBC Radio Scotland’s Out for the Weekend. I am a self-confessed  rubbish skier –… Continue reading