Tags: Travel for families

Things to do in Bagno Vignoni Tuscany – the spa town

There are many things to do in Bagno Vignoni when day-tripping to this tiny Tuscan town perched on a hill above the picturesque Val d’Orcia (part of a Natural Park and now a UNESCO World Heritage site). This village is different from the other Tuscany hill towns: rather than a main square, in Bagno Vignoni there is a thermal…

Driving Alpha Romeos through Southern Tuscany

As a special 50th birthday treat my husband booked 3 vintage cars on our trip to Montepulciano. Driving Alpha Romeos through Southern Tuscany might just be the most wonderful thing I dreaded doing. I know it’s an experience of a lifetime and a romantic thing to do, but I’m a girl with a midlife preference…

Dinner at La Grotta, Montepulciano

Heading for dinner at La Grotta, Montepulciano we passed through the avenue of cypresses which leads directly to the Temple of San Biagio. The stylish restaurant La Grotta (the cave) is opposite this sixteenth century masterpiece. If you are looking for a Tuscan dining experience this romantic and elegant restaurant is balance between traditional foods…

Chelsea Market and the High Line, New York

Exploring districts of New York is great fun. Chelsea market and the High Line are in the Chelsea/Meatpacking district. Both are hugely popular tourist destinations and rank high in the top things to do in New York. Chelsea Market is a famous food hall with historical connections to food production. The High Line is a…

A day in Deauville, Normandy

Spending a day in Deauville, Normandy is perfect for sightseeing, sunbathing, shopping and eating! This swish and internationally re-nowned seaside resort has a designer shops, a Grand casino, golf courses, horse races and a sandy beach that stretches for days! No wonder it’s the destination of the rich from Paris and the famous from around…

Where do top travel bloggers want to escape to at Christmas?

There comes a time when we all crave somewhere to escape to at Christmas. But with a so many choices, where do you start? Who better to ask than some of the top travel bloggers the digital world has to offer! These group of nomads have travel in their heart and soul, so whether you…

Must see parks and gardens of Madrid

As much as we adore the bustling charm of a city, we are also pulled towards the peace and air of the city green spaces. Especially in countries like Spain where they provide cool shade, whilst still being very much still part of the local culture. So, for your sustenance here are our must see…

Halia at Singapore’s Botanic Gardens

Today we dine at Halia at Singapore’s Botanic Gardens. We’ve been loving Singapore. It’s neat and shiny, cultural yet haute, organised yet jungly! Today we’re concentrating on that jungly aspect. Not the bird eating spider, ant trails like A roads type of jungle, there are Orchids involved…

Singapore’s Orchid Garden

This is possibly the prettiest post I’ve ever done, thanks to Singapore’s Orchid garden looking exquisite at every turn. If you travel to Singapore you really should visit this beautiful orchid garden. If you enjoy photography you’ll capture some stunning pictures. You’ll find it within the Singapore Botanic Gardens and it’s a leading tropical botanical…