Essentials for a Family Road Trip

  With just eight weeks to go until the end of the school year, we’re officially on countdown to our annual summer road trip. This year should be exciting. We’re flying to Los Angeles and driving down the coast to San Diego. Then we’ll turn inland to see Palm Springs and the… View Post

5 Reasons to Go Back to Dubai

The more I travel, the more I feel like different destinations have their own personalities. Take France, for example. France wants you to have a nice time, but to learn something while you’re there. Spain, in contrast, just wants you to have fun, and not take it too seriously. And… View Post

CLC World Holiday Review

This weekend we headed North of the Border, to Duchally Country Estate in Perthshire. Duchally (pronounced ‘duckerly‘ rather than ‘doo–cally‘) is a hotel and self-catering holiday resort a few miles from Gleneagles. Just an hour’s drive from Glasgow or Edinburgh, it’s a fab location to explore the heart of Scotland. I’ll start by… View Post

Review: Dreams Riviera Maya Cancun Resort and Spa

Our trip to the luxury all-inclusive Dreams Riviera Maya resort in Cancun, Mexico, did not start well. “What gate are we at, Flea?” I asked, as we wandered out of Boots at Gatwick’s South Terminal. “I don’t know, it says ‘gate closed’,” Flea replied. Oh, sh*t. I cannot tell you even… View Post

Not That Sort of Holiday

Sometimes when we go on holiday, we go to museums, and walk the city streets, grabbing food from local stalls, and soaking in the atmosphere. Other times we throw ourselves into activities, renting kayaks and bikes and exploring the countryside. Then there are times we take classes, learning how to… View Post