Road Trip Part 3: Port Angeles & Seattle

Our road trip this week took us out of Canada, south to Seattle and Port Washington. We were a bit sad. “It’s going to take something pretty special to not seem lame after this!” I told Flea. We completely loved our time in Whistler, and had fallen in love with… View Post

Canadian Road Trip Part 2: Whistler

Whistler? In the summer? To be honest, people were a bit surprised that we were planning to visit Whistler in the summer. It’s best known as a winter resort for skiing and snowboarding, right? Actually, Whistler is something of a year-round playground. During the summer months, it’s just as busy… View Post

Canadian Road Trip Part 1: Vancouver

This summer, Flea and I are exploring Canada and the Pacific North West, kicking off our 3 week trip in Vancouver. I’ve always wanted to visit Vancouver, and Flea said she wanted to do “lakes and woods” during her summer break this year. We flew from Heathrow to Vancouver with… View Post

Birthday Road Trip Detours

When you take a road trip, planning is essential. *nods wisely* Before we leave, I book all of our accommodation, plan our route out on Google Maps (taking an overview print out for reference), and create a spreadsheet with contact numbers of all the places we’re going to stay. So… View Post

Win an iPad Mini with Who’s the Mummy!

This week, we’re flying off for the next stage in our summer adventure – and that’s going to involve a looong flight. I could offer all sorts of top tips about keeping kids entertained during long haul travel – busy bags, healthy snacks, crafts, books and so on. But I… View Post