Best place to watch changing of the guard with kids

The Changing of the Guard is a must for any London itinerary no matter how long you have in the capital Even if you are traveling with children or toddlers! But anyone knows that a tourist attraction especially a time limited one such as changing of the guard at Buckingham palace can get exceptionally busy and busy places and toddlers aren’t the best of friends. Here are some helpful suggestions on the best places to watch the changing of the guard with kids aka how to avoid the crowds at changing of the guard. View Post

London with a baby or toddler

London with a baby or toddler

City breaks with babies are a great choice of holiday! For one thing supplies are readily available and everything seems to be at your finger tips but they also pose a unique set of challenges which become more evident as you move into the toddler years! London is a brilliant city which is full of great things to do for adults and kids whatever the weather. Having lived in London for many years, including with a toddler I want to make sure other parents have a great experience in my home city! Here we round up the best advice on how to travel to London with a baby or toddler and best things to do to make sure you have a brilliant trip! View Post

50+ Things to do in London on a Rainy Day with kids or without

I can say lots of things in praise of London but it’s weather will not be one of them! A city where you can have four seasons in a day and and will always rain at the most inopportune of moments! But don’t worry, rain will not ruin your trip to London so here we round up the best free, luxury and indoor things to do in London on a rainy day with or without kids! View Post

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50 Best Things to do in London with Kids

50 Best Things to do in London with Kids

Last time we lived in London we were just a couple. Now we have returned as a family we are determined to explore all that this great city has to offer, especially for our little one. And there is a lot! Here we have rounded up our bucket list of best things to do in London with kids with over a whopping 50 ideas !  View Post

Great Northern Hotel – Be trainsported to Art Deco luxury!

Great Northern Hotel – Be trainsported to Art Deco luxury!

If I have a secret geek side, it has to be my love of trains in particular the golden age, art deco train travel. One of my top travel bucket list items is to travel on the Orient Express, ever since I read the magnificent Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. So imagine my delight when I found out the Golden Era of train travel had been recreated in a 5* hotel setting in central London! I was sure thus place would tick many of my ten things that makes a hotel luxurious – it was a place I just had to stay!  View Post