• Things to do in Verona
    Italy,  Travel Inspiration

    The Very Best Things to Do in Verona – 48 Hours in Verona

    Roman ruins, renaissance palaces, medieval buildings, piazzas and pizzas, Verona has everything that you are looking for in an Italian city. Nestled on a tight curve of the Adige River, Verona has been an important town since Roman times and is a picturesque city where smart shops and cafes fill the attractive and vibrant historic centre. It is a popular place with tourists but doesn’t quite enjoy the international renown of towns like Venice and Florence. It is well worth a visit and you should think about including it as a stop on a northern Italy trip, or as a destination in itself. In this guide we will share some…

  • Travel Inspiration

    The Best Family Holiday Destinations in the World – Where to Travel as a Family in 2019

    The turn of the year is always a time for looking ahead and thinking about your hopes, dreams and plans for the year ahead. In our household that generally means that it is time to start planning our family holidays for the year ahead. I am sure that we are not the only ones who think like this so we decided to pull together this list of the best family holiday destinations in the world to help you decide where to travel as a family in 2019. The list is full of fabulous places to visit and we hope that it provides some inspiration for your own travel plans for…

  • Things to do at Lake Garda
    Italy,  Travel Inspiration

    The Best Things To Do At Lake Garda

    Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy and surely one of the most beautiful. You will find a smattering of charming old towns whilst spectacular mountains provide a glorious backdrop to a wealth of activities and sightseeing opportunities. We visited Lake Garda as part of a trip through northern Italy, (we also visited Bergamo, Verona, The Dolomites and Venice). In this post, we will share with you an in-depth look at the best things to do at Lake Garda. The lake provides a great base to enjoy the great outdoors and has plenty to offer everyone, from idle days by the pool or beach, to a leap of faith…

  • 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 Città 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,  Popular Posts,  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…

  • Thailand with a Baby and toddler
    Thailand,  Travel Inspiration,  Travel Tips

    Thailand with a Baby and Toddler – Complete Guide to Travel in Thailand with Young Kids

    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. Travel on Maternity, Paternity or Parental Leave We used our Shared Parental Leave (a combination of maternity/paternity leave that is now available to parents in the UK) to travel in…