A weekend break in: Rye, England

You may have heard of Rye, England. If you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen the instafamous sloped cobblestone street, home to the Mermaid Inn. Only 70 minutes from London by train, we decided this storybook medieval village was the perfect weekend break and set off to explore. Setting off from St Pancras station, we watchedContinue reading “A weekend break in: Rye, England”

In Paris: One Day, Five Patisseries

When my friend, Sara, invited me to a one day trip to Paris with the sole purpose of eating desserts, I booked my Eurostar tickets before even checking to make sure someone could watch my kids. Sara is a formally trained patisserie chef, and knows her way around the vast city of Paris with aContinue reading “In Paris: One Day, Five Patisseries”

Southern Spain: 6 reasons why it’s the perfect February holiday

If you’re looking to avoid sweltering heat and crowds, here are six reasons why you should consider southern Spain in February (February half term holiday, anyone?). Off-season = Lower costs and easier to book. We had a lovely stay in both of our airbnb’s in old town Marbella and in Seville (right across from thisContinue reading “Southern Spain: 6 reasons why it’s the perfect February holiday”

In Amsterdam: A Weekend of Canals and Stroopwafles

If you’re looking for a gorgeous city break to spend an Autumn weekend, you have to consider Amsterdam. But really, what’s to consider? The food is amazing, the architecture is beyond stunning, the canals and boats are so charming, and did I mention the food? Top tip: don’t miss the freshly made stroopwafel. We lovedContinue reading “In Amsterdam: A Weekend of Canals and Stroopwafles”