Travel Bucket List: Idaho

Like thousands of British families, we love to travel to the USA – but does Idaho make your US travel bucket list? If you’re anything like me, you’ll be a bit, “Ida-who, now?” but after spending the day with Visit Idaho recently, I’m more than a bit sold. Basically, Idaho has… View Post

Things to do in Chicago when you’re 10

This Christmas, Flea and I wanted to take a trip, after a holiday we’d planned fell through. “Let’s go somewhere cold,” said Flea. “I want to go ice skating.”  And so we looked around and found some reasonable flights to Chicago, and found a great deal on rooms at the Four… View Post

California Road Trip: San Diego and La Jolla

Our California road trip continued South with a two-hour drive from Santa Monica to San Diego. Specifically, we were headed for La Jolla (pronounced la hoy-a), a district of San Diego that’s renowned for its beaches and surfing. There are loads of family-friendly things to do in San Diego –… View Post

California Road Trip: Santa Monica and LA

There are moments on a California road trip that you file away for future reference, knowing that you’re experiencing a full on, properly California moment. One of them is definitely watching the sun set over Santa Monica pier. With its golden beaches, old-school amusement park and wooden pier (complete with… View Post