Greece

Ikos Olivia beachfront bungalow. Copyright Gretta Schifano

Review of Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki

As I walked around the bungalow I imagined my family relaxing there on holiday. I’d spend a lot of time sitting on the terrace reading and looking out to sea. My husband would be off at the gym or going for a … Read more...

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Croatia

One of the pools at Dubrovnik Sun Gardens. Image copyright Gretta Schifano

Dubrovnik Sun Gardens Resort review

I stayed at Dubrovnik Sun Gardens Resort in Croatia with my husband and kids for a week during the Easter holidays. We were at the resort as guests of James Villas. I’ve already written about the lovely … Read more...

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Room Reports

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Family travel interviews

Folgaria, Italy. Copyright Marianne Weekes

Italian Dolomites: the lowdown

My latest family travel interview is with Marianne Weekes. Marianne is a leading UK parent blogger - her website is called Mari's World. She's also the editor of the BritMums website. Marianne lives in the UK … Read more...

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Things to do in…

Isle of Wight ferry at sunset. Image cortesy of Toursim South East

Things to do in Southampton with kids

The city of Southampton is in Hampshire on England’s South coast and has been an important port for centuries. The Mayflower sailed from here for America in 1620 as did the Titanic in 1912 and today Southampton … Read more...

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Holiday snaps

Ice driving, Madesimo, Italy. Copyright Gretta Schifano

Holiday snaps: Ice driving, Italy.

When I was invited to drive on ice in a modified rally car I was terrified (I'd recently written off a car in an accident on black ice). So I made myself do it and was surprised that I really enjoyed the … Read more...

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