KIMPTON DE WITT: MODERN LUXURY IN THE HEART OF AMSTERDAM

My best friend from abroad was visiting me in London, and after seeing all the wonderful sights in London, she wanted to explore another European city. Amsterdam has always been on my list of cities to visit and my friend also had relatives in this part of the world, which meant it made for the…

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THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW YORK, CENTRAL PARK: LUXURY ON CENTRAL PARK’S DOORSTEP

The old-world charm which The Ritz-Carlton is famously known for greeted us on our arrival as a family, after our 7 or so hour flight from London. The handsome 19th century limestone façade towering over Central Park was a sight for tired eyes as we approached the welcoming doormen complete with top hats who immediately…

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A Luxury Family Retreat: Hotel Metropole Monte Carlo

Monaco is a sovereign city state located on the côte d’azur, which has a relatively small coastline with a 3.83 km stretch. Known for its annual F1 Grand Prix, luxury shopping and grand Casino de Monte-Carlo many may argue it wouldn’t necessarily be the first place to consider as a family friendly destination. However, after…

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TIPS ON FLYING LONG HAUL WITH A TODDLER

The prospect of a long-haul flight with an active toddler may instill fear into even the most seasoned traveler. Before I embarked on my first long haul flight with our 11-month-old earlier this year from London to Australia, I was filled with trepidation, images of my crying toddler unable to be settled with 25 hours…

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KANDIMA MALDIVES: WELCOME TO THE NEW MALDIVES

After a busy year, I came to the conclusion a girls’ trip was in order with my mum and my one year old, Ava. We decided to stay somewhere tropical where we could relax by the beach and Ava could swim and play in the sand. I have always had the Maldives on my bucket…

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NURSERY LODGE, CORNWALL: A FAMILY WEEKEND ESCAPE

Travelling with a baby changes everything and it means a lot of prior research to ensure that the place we are visiting is child friendly and that our accommodation is suitable for our little one year old, a home away from home. We recently discovered Blue Chip Holidays, who have a collection of self-catering properties…

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THE SUMMER EDIT

Summer is well and truly here, so I thought I would share some of Ava’s favourite things which certainly help our little one keep cool and comfortable in this unusually hot London heatwave! I have linked everything below.   1. Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic Baby Bottles In summer it is important for babies and toddlers…

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THE COTSWOLDS: A FAMILY COUNTRY ESCAPE

Living in the city of London is fantastic, however it is easy to miss the tranquility and green open spaces synonymous with the country. With this in mind, we decided to pack our bags and head to the greener pastures of the Cotswolds for a long weekend. The Cotswolds is the second largest protected landscape…

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5 FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACES TO VISIT IN LONDON THIS CHRISTMAS

On most outings with baby Ava, I usually also have her carrier, pram, car seat, and baby bag in tow, and I realised that exploring London with a baby can sometimes be a little tricky as not all places are family friendly, particularly with the limited space in the capital, the narrow aisles, absence of…

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OUR TRAVEL DIARIES: SUMMER COUPLE DESTINATIONS

There is nothing more exciting than counting down the days before you dust off your suitcases, pack your bags and set off for a summer holiday with your other half, hopefully somewhere as far flung as possible from the everyday routine. I am sure for many, an ideal summer getaway consists of sun, sand and…

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