Since C was 8 months or so, we've enjoyed attending various music groups. Mini Mozart, the Academy Tots sessions run by the Royal Academy of Music (both right next to Regent's Park) and the Royal Albert Hall's Storytelling and Music Sessions fit the bill for a long time, but recently I've felt that C has… Continue reading Chamber Tots – Wigmore Hall – Review
If there's anything harder than traveling with a child, it's traveling with an unwell child. We're currently planning a month-long trip to Australia and New Zealand in December, which has reminded me of all the things that need to be done to make such a big trip as pleasant as possible. I won't guarantee we'll… Continue reading Staying healthy on your family trips
Who would have thought that Oktoberfest would be such great fun with kids?! Having now been twice (once when C was 16 months and again when she was 3) I couldn't recommend it more for a different holiday that also gives you a unique but accessible cultural experience. Maybe next time we go we'll dress… Continue reading Oktoberfest WITH a toddler!
On our last trip to SF, C was old enough to really engage with some of the great museums and galleries, and, more importantly, to ask to go. We took full advantage and made sure to hit two of the big guns - California Academy of Sciences, the Exploratorium, and SF MOMA. California Academy of… Continue reading San Francisco – 3 Museums for Kids
It's been many years since I've visited San Francisco, so C and I decided to tag on to one of the husband's work trips for to see the sights. The weather was beautiful and we discovered a bunch of cool things that made C very happy! What made it easy to make an impromptu trip,… Continue reading San Francisco Long Weekend
What?: Four days in the Cotswolds - doing some gentle walking, eating, pub visiting, and checking out the distinctive architecture in mostly beautiful Spring weather. Where and When?: May 2019 - based in Stow-on-the-Wold and staying at The Stag at Stow. Rented a car and drove around to checkout Cirencester, Cheltenham, Upper and Lower Slaughter, Oddington,… Continue reading The Cotswolds in May
While we had family visiting, it felt like a great opportunity to head to Rotterdam (where my grandparents were from) to see some of the places where they grew up, and of course eat some traditional Dutch delicacies... After a very smooth trip on the Eurostar, first stop was finding our accommodation. Traveling with C… Continue reading Spring in Rotterdam