Monthly Archive: August, 2017

The Faroes: A Wild Paradise

Looking for a wild destination for 2018 – consider the Faroes.

Top Historic Sites in Orkney for Tots

Skulls, skateboards and toys. Why the Tomb of the Eagles works exceptionally well for families.

An Irish/Scottish Road Trip

This is our second Irish/Scottish road trip with little ones. Discover the attractions, accommodation and scenery to inspire you to load that car up and hit the road. Trust me, it’s worth it.

Ferry Travel in Scotland on BBC Radio Scotland

To see the best of Scotland travelling by ferry is often a great way, or the only way, to get there. On BBC Radio Scotland’s Out for the Weekend show we discussed everything from tips, to epic fails, whilst at sea.

Self Catering Accommodation in Kirkwall, Orkney – Ayre Hotel

As a travelling parent I always rate quality self-catering accommodation. Partly for the cooking/fridge facilities, partly because you usually get a living room, plus the kids have their own bedroom (thank goodness). But… Continue reading

Exploring York by Bike, by Boat and On Foot.

Exploring York? Here’s how to see the city by boat, by bike and on foot. Variety is the spice of life…