• Things to do in Bergamo
    Italy,  Travel Inspiration

    The Best Things To Do In Bergamo

    The delightful city of Bergamo is often overlooked on itineraries for the north of Italy but is a great destination full of historic atmosphere and Italian charm. We loved our time in the city and there are so many great things to do in Bergamo that we thought we would share them with you in this post. The city of Bergamo is split into two levels with the oldest part of town (known as the Citta Alta) is perched high above the surrounding lowlands and the newer lower town (Citta Bassa). The Citta Alta is a charming maze of old cobblestone streets and shuttered properties, while an impressive Venetian wall…

  • Venice with Kids - Venice with a Baby
    Italy,  Travel Inspiration

    Things to do in Venice with Kids – Venice with a Baby, Toddler or Older Kids

    Venice is a magical place to visit. It is unlike anywhere else in the world, it is sure to enthral you and your children. There is a romance and majesty to the city that, despite the crowds, evokes the glories of the past when trading from the East brought great wealth to Venice. We think Venice is a great destination for families and in this post, we will share with you some of the best things to do in Venice with kids. Your children are bound to be enchanted by Venice, everything is just that bit different, there are canals instead of roads, you have boats instead of cars, the…

  • travel in thailand with a baby
    Thailand,  Travel Inspiration,  Travel Tips

    Travel in Thailand with a Baby and Toddler

    Thailand has become a hugely popular tourist destination thanks to its tropical climate, amazing beaches, great food, fascinating culture and stunning scenery. Thailand has it all, from thick green jungle to warm crystal blue waters and it welcomes visitors from all walks of life and from around the world. Famous for having some of the most glorious beaches in the world, Thailand is an obvious place to consider for a family holiday, vacation or for extended travel with a baby. We used our Shared Parental Leave (a combination of maternity/paternity leave that is now available to parents in the UK) to travel in Thailand with a baby and toddler. We…

  • Things To Do In Cala Gonone
    Italy,  Travel Inspiration

    The Best Things To Do in Cala Gonone, Sardinia

    Situated on the west coast of Sardinia, in the Gulf of Orosei, Cala Gonone is a charming place to stay. Hidden behind towering peaks and nestled against the shore, the town has a spectacular setting that is now easy to access thanks to tunnels through the surrounding mountains. The town sits on a steep hill that runs down to the water’s edge, where beaches of golden sand like Cala Cartoe, Ziu Martine and Cala Osalla offer quiet relaxation. In this guide to the best things to do in Cala Gonone, we will help you to plan your trip and help you to decide what to do on your visit to…

  • Where to go in Sardinia
    Italy,  Travel Inspiration

    Where To Go In Sardinia – The Best Places and Things to Do In Sardinia

    Sardinia is beautiful. There is such a wonderful range of landscapes in just a small area; looming mountains, deep canyons, intriguing rock formations, deep caves with glistening stalactites, crystal clear blue seas and some of the best beaches in Europe to cap it off. When the natural attractions are combined with wonderful Italian cuisine and warm hospitality, Sardinia might just be the perfect holiday destination. More than just the millionaire’s playground of the famous Costa Smerelda, Sardinia has it all. There are many great places to visit all over the island, so we have pulled together this handy guide help you decide when and where to go in Sardinia. When…

  • Italy,  Travel Inspiration

    The Best Things To Do In Alghero, Sardinia

    Situated on the northwest coast, Alghero is one of the most charming towns in Sardinia and makes an excellent base for a holiday. It is a fortress city on the sea with great bastion walls, narrow cobblestone streets, charming piazzas, opulent churches, and an array of stunning shops with coral jewellery. We really enjoyed our stay in Alghero, it has that easy feel to it with cafes and restaurants spilling out into the piazzas, a lovely waterfront and plenty of old world charm thanks to the characteristic buildings and the impressive walls that enclose the ‘centro storico’. In this guide, we will show you the best things to do in…