Monthly Archive: August, 2016

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

Family Resorts Near Barcelona – Calella & Malgrat de Mar

I’ve been to Barcelona twice; I love the clubs, the food, the Gaudi creativity and the vibe, but sometimes it’s equally tempting to leave a city and explore a little further. There are… Continue reading

August Travel Purchases & Back to School Shenanigans

It’s the time of year when last minute summer holidays, school preparation (for most people I know!) and even thoughts of the October holidays are coming into focus.  Here’s a few of the… Continue reading

Day Out – Highland Safari Red Deer & Barn Owl Experience, Perthshire

When we were staying at the Moness Resort in Aberfeldy one of the memorable day trips was spent hand-feeding red deer at Highland Safari in the nearby village of Dull (humorously twinned with Boring in Oregon).… Continue reading

Swimming with Tots in Lake Banyoles, Catalonia, Spain

We’ve just returned from five nights in Costa Brava and one of the highlights had to be Lake Banyoles, Catalonia’s largest natural lake.  For starters it’s stupidly beautiful – it rivals Udaipur in… Continue reading

BBC Radio Scotland – Paperwork Needed to Fly with Tots

It was lovely meeting Out for the Weekend presenter Fiona Stalker once more to discuss what exactly is required when you fly with children – and the paperwork starts when you’re pregnant! I… Continue reading