With kids Posts

A perfect day on the Sussex Coast

I live with my husband and children in rural south-east England. My favourite place for a family day trip is a stunning beach called Birling Gap on England’s South coast, near the vibrant city of Brighton in Sussex. The pebbly beach is owned by the National Trust, a charity which protects the nation’s heritage. There’s […]

San Jose Market
San José

Perfect Day In San Jose – 5 Must Do’s

The Capital city of Costa Rica and its surroundings can easily be the most varied region of the whole country. In it you can find lush forests, museums, cultural venues, hotels, markets, restaurants, bars, spanish schools, shopping malls, a great nightlife and everything else you might need. Just as many other Central American cities it […]

Boston on the Charles

A Perfect Day in Boston

Boston is a wonderfully walkable and green city, steeped in history and rich in culture. In a single day you can experience moments of the American Revolution along the Freedom Trail, Chinese-American culture in Chinatown, and a taste of Italy in the North End. Boston is home to world-class museums and universities that offer a […]

Los Angeles Pier
Los Angeles

Just Another Perfect Day in LA

They say it’s always 75 degrees and sunny in Los Angeles, and you know what? That’s actually mostly true. We in LA wear our clichés with pride – after all, they’re what make LA so famous, aren’t they? A perfect day in LA (which is not hard to pull off) makes the most of the […]

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North Holland

North Holland – bikes, trains, canals, and more!

Here is a little post  on our favorite kid friendly vacation spot: Noord-holland (North Holland) rnrnWe stayed in a little town called Uitgeest, which is 1/2 an hour north of Amsterdam. Why do we LOVE it here? It is so easy with our kids. We really got into The Netherlandish way of getting around–bikes! Everyday […]


One Perfect Day in Breckenridge, Colorado

While many think of Breckenridge, Colo., as a ski resort town, there’s plenty to do year-round. If you’re looking for a day trip from the Denver area, here are my suggestions for spending one perfect day in Breckenridge. 8:00 am: Start your day at The Bond at Breck with a jolt of coffee and a […]


Out and About in TO (pronounced tee-oh)…

Toronto is chock-a-block with things to do.  You could spend weeks here and still not run out of places to go.  What to do if you’ve only got one day?  You *could* run around from attraction to attraction, pointing your camera at every turn, but all you’d end up with is a full memory card […]


Visit Shrewsbury and Step Back in Time

If you look at the map of the United Kingdom, Shrewsbury is just left of the middle, close to the border between England and Wales. Visit Shrewsbury and step back in time… Game of Thrones This is an ancient place. Whilst sitting in Starbucks, you can look out onto buildings that were built in the […]

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My Perfect Day in London

  There’s so much to see in London and not all of it you could possibly do in a day, but if I was to plan the most perfect day in London with my two young children, it would have to start at the ultimate sight-seeing destination, Buckingham Palace! From here we would simply wander […]


A Perfect Day in Toulouse

Toulouse, known as “La Ville Rose” because of its distinctive brickwork, is France’s fourth largest city and a brilliant place to visit as a family – because if you feel like a day away from the city, it isn’t far to the beach or the mountains. When our children were younger, after a quick drink […]