Holiday snaps

View from Graig Wen, Snowdonia, Wales. Copyright Gretta Schifano

Holiday Snaps: Snowdonia

I took this photo at Easter when my family and I were staying at a lovely B&B in Wales called Graig Wen. Graig Wen is in the rugged Snowdonia National Park and is in the shadow of Cadair Idris, one of the … Read more...

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Room reports

Hilton London Metropole. Copyright Gretta Schifano

Room Report: Hilton London Metropole

Hilton London Metropole We headed up to London by train one Friday morning and took the tube to Edgware Road station. My eleven year-old son had an INSET* day and we’d been invited to review one of the family … Read more...

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Italy

Cannoli. Copyright Gretta Schifano

What to eat in Sicily

One of the best things about Sicily is the amazing and diverse food on offer there. Sicily has been occupied by many different powers over the centuries and the influence of these various cultures can still be … Read more...

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Greece

Parthenon, Athens. Copyright Gretta Schifano

A family trip to Athens

There seem to be quite a few negative stories in the media about Athens these days: political uncertainty, economic woes and public discontent. But don't let this coverage discourage you from going to the Greek … Read more...

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Things to do in…

Roman Baths, Bath Credit: visitbath.co.uk Copyright: Bath Tourism Plus / Colin Hawkin

11 great things to do in Bath with kids

Bath is a beautiful Georgian city in Southwest England. It’s so gorgeous and historically important that the whole city is actually a UNESCO World Heritage site. Famous for its Georgian terraces, Regency … Read more...

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Volunteering

Beach cleaning by kayak, NT Stackpole, Wales. Copyright Gretta Schifano.

Family volunteering holidays

Volunteering holidays are increasingly popular with everyone from gap year students to retired people but family volunteering holidays can also be a great option. The best volunteering trips work to support the … Read more...

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