Things to do in Sicily with kids

Things to do in Sicily with kids

Why visit Sicily with kids? Having worked in the family travel industry focusing for many years on Italy, I’m often asked whether Sicily is a good place for a family holiday. So I decided to…

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17 Italy farm stays for families

17 Italy farm stays for families

There are so many incredible places to stay at in Italy: sumptuous hotels, well located city apartments, romantic luxury retreats, and so forth. However, if you’re visiting Italy with kids, I’ve discovered that it makes…

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Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

I’ve put together this post about outdoor art as I’m a firm believer in accessible art for all. I’ve found outdoor sculptures are a particularly effective way to engage young children with art: kids can…

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Things to do in Turin with kids

Things to do in Turin with kids

Things to do in Turin with kids During our summer road trip through Europe, we paid a visit to Turin in northern Italy. Our boys have developed something of an obsession with the 1969 Italian…

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Family Walking Holidays: multi-day hikes in Europe

Family Walking Holidays: multi-day hikes in Europe

Family Walking Holidays: multi day hikes in Europe Following on from very successful family holidays in both the Swiss Alps and the Italian Dolomites, I’ve put together this list of multi-day hikes which are suitable…

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European family road trip itinerary: England to Italy

European family road trip itinerary: England to …

Why take a European family road trip? There’s a lot to be said for short flights and quick transfers for getting you swiftly away from the humdrum of everyday life to your family holiday destination.…

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Hiking with kids in Switzerland: Maderanertal and Golzernsee

Hiking with kids in Switzerland: Maderanertal and …

Family friendly hiking in the Swiss Alps During our summer road trip across Europe, we spent a few days in the Swiss Alps hiking in the Maderanertal valley. Our children were aged seven and five…

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Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the best Italian squares

Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the …

Piazzas in Italy: the best Italian squares to visit It’s very easy when you visit Italy to rush around and tick off as many sights as possible, after all it is a rather lovely country.…

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The Dolomites with kids in summer: the Val d’Ega

The Dolomites with kids in summer: the …

If you’re considering a trip to the Dolomites with kids in summertime, I can highly recommend staying in Obereggen in the Val d’Ega and exploring the trails of the Latemar Massif. This is one of…

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18 unique travel gift ideas for family and friends

18 unique travel gift ideas for family and …

Since getting back from our summer road trip, I’ve been making a list of travel “essentials” or rather, handy things that would make travel with kids a whole lot smoother. So, in case you’re struggling…

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