Review: Ribby Hall Spa, Lancashire

When life gets a little too hectic, I like to go and hide at a decent day spa for a few hours. I’m fortunate to live very close to Ribby Hall Spa, and I’ve visited numerous times over recent years. I love spas – it’s a time and space where NOBODY… View Post

Things to do in Moliets When You’re 10

“It tastes like garlicky calamari,” said Flea, smacking her lips and devouring her fourth snail in as many minutes. 24 hours into our trip to Moliets with Madame Vacances, Flea was settling in to our French adventure rather well. Moliets is a small resort tucked away in Acquitaine, on the Atlantic coast… View Post

My Top 10 Tips for Solo Travel with Kids

It’s easy as a single parent to feel trapped – just getting out of the house can be tough, much less travelling the world. But when I divorced there was no way I was giving up a lifelong passion for seeing new places. My first adult trip overseas was touring round… View Post

A Desert Safari Adventure in Dubai

This is the last of my posts rounding up our hectic week in Dubai – check out my first two posts for loads of inspiration for kid-friendly adventures in Dubai, like the Dubai Mall, Sega Republic and Wild Wadi Water Park. I’ve saved one of our most exciting excursions for… View Post

Review: Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

As we pulled into the driveway of the Madinat Jumeirah Resort in Dubai, our driver whistled. “You are going to have a NICE time, Insha’ Alla,” he said, as we drove past a series of statues of gold horses, rearing up in the sunlight. Yep. This might officially be the fanciest… View Post