The excitement is building in London as the capital begins its countdown to Christmas with an array of yuletide entertainment that’s sure to tempt every Mom and kid.
Author Archive | Barbara Arnold
Festive excitement is building in London. Traditional Christmas lights have been switched on in Oxford Street. Hip 60’s lights have appeared in Carnaby street, the tree is going up in Trafalgar Square, and the toy shops are laden with goodies.
Andalucia — say the name as the Spanish do and you can hear the rhythm, the passion, and the longing that characterizes this mountainous area of extraordinary beauty and tumultuous history. Within its name lies a clue to its unique culture. It was once called “Al-Andalus” by its Muslim masters who ruled the Iberian peninsula […]
There’s a much-loved corner of England where you can step back in time to the era of Beatrix Potter and visit quaint villages, whitewashed cottages, real working farms, waterfalls, and ancient woodland all set against the background of majestic hills and the longest, deepest lakes in England.
We found a recreation paradise for the whole family in January – great skiing, fab ski schools for all ages and lots of non-skiing opportunities both on and off the slopes.
Within an one-hour drive of historic Girona lie pretty Mediterranean villages offering quiet sandy coves, family activities, excellent seafood, and a wealth of seafaring history. I was surprised by unspoilt nature of the coastline and how well the medieval villages had been restored. I had imagined coastal Spain to be full of overbuilt beaches and […]
As a small city with approx 100,000 inhabitants, Girona is an ideal size for a family visit. Pedestrian-friendly, liberally scattered with tiny playgrounds and quiet squares; it’s clean, charming and sedate. I would recommend two full days here to enjoy its sights at a leisurely pace before heading to the coast for beaches, biking and […]
Looking for a little more inspiration for a trip across the pond to the land of Princess Merida? Here are my top ten tips for a memorable family visit to Scotland.
Scotland is a land of wild beauty, lush forests, and spectacular castles – the makings of a grand fairytale. Edinburgh is an easy city with kids; it is small, compact, and is well set up for tourism.