UK

Dyfi Osprey Project. Image courtsy of Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust.

Dyfi Osprey Project, Snowdonia

  Ospreys, it seems, have pretty brutal love lives. Those that breed in the UK spend the winter in Africa and then fly 3,000 miles back to their nests in spring. But when they arrive here they may … Read more...

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Spain

Drago de Siete Fuentes Los Realejos. Copyright tourspain.es

Top things to do in Tenerife with kids

The Canary Islands’ location in the Atlantic Ocean close to the African coast makes for year-round sunshine. I enjoyed several winter holidays there pre-children and I’m sure my kids would love a trip there. … Read more...

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USA

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Italy

Siracusa, copyright Gretta Schifano

Flying Stansted to Comiso with Ryanair

I’ve changed my mind about Ryanair. After my last flight with the budget airline I decided that I’d never travel with them again if I could avoid it. Then I was invited on a press trip to the Italian island of … Read more...

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Amsterdam

Prinsengracht Amsterdam. Copyright Gretta Schifano

Things to do in Amsterdam with kids

I visited Amsterdam recently with my ten year-old son. We had a great time and it’s definitely somewhere I’d recommend for families. Here are some ideas for things to do with kids in the Dutch capital. Make a … 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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