Top Tips for Planning a California Road Trip

We’ve just completed our third California road trip in five years, and friends often ask us for tips on their own California adventure. And why not? California is the perfect place to do a road trip. Where else can you spend a day in the mountains, visit a theme park,… View Post

A Last Minute Break in Scotland

For the last week of the school holidays, I was home alone. Rather than staring at the walls, I took the chance to join the rest of the Whittle clan for a few days on their annual trip to Scotland. Way back in 1976, my grandparents spotted six wooden cabins… View Post

Things to do at The Grand Canyon when you’re 12

We visited Grand Canyon this summer, and I’ve shared some highlights over on my YouTube channel, if you fancy watching the video. Or read on for our top tips for families visiting Grand Canyon with kids. VIDEO DIARY OF OUR TRIP TO GRAND CANYON Like many people, “The Grand Canyon”… View Post

Summer Road Trip Part 3: Santa Barbara

  Two weeks into our California road trip, we hit Santa Barbara, and a definite change of pace. Santa Barbara lies a couple of hours North of LA, and is a lot quirkier and more laid back. The city was the birthplace of the Spanish architecture revival in this part… View Post