Travel

Family travel, especially with older kids. Destinations, discoveries, tips and photo opportunities.

Pic of the Week – West Tanfield

Pic of the Week – West Tanfield

This is the classic view of West Tanfield, a charming village in North Yorkshire just a few miles north of Ripon. Lots of people … View Post
Saving Money and Finding Bargains on a Trip to New York City

Saving Money and Finding Bargains on a Trip to New York City

We had a great time visiting New York City in the summer, staying in a hotel and spending a few days seeing the sights. … View Post
Llanddwyn Bay at Newborough – Our Favourite Beach

Llanddwyn Bay at Newborough – Our Favourite Beach

I was recently asked where in the world is my favourite beach. Even though I’ve curled my toes in the white sands of … View Post
Fontevraud Abbey in the Loire Valley – Restoration Pictured

Fontevraud Abbey in the Loire Valley – Restoration Pictured

  Living here in North Yorkshire I have a pretty fixed idea of what it is like to visit an abbey. We are spoiled … View Post
Mall of America, Minneapolis: Destination Thrill

Mall of America, Minneapolis: Destination Thrill

Everything in America is bigger, right? The name “Mall of America” conjures up an image of the biggest shopping mall I’ve ever seen. … View Post