Travelling with a baby

Chasing the childhood dreams

The smells of my childhood house. The trees by the windows. The smell of the summer rain; the lightning and the thunder. The flowers we picked and played with. My … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Day out: Wrest park – English heritage

One summer Saturday starting relatively clear skies in Kensington (read not pouring) lured us to Bedfordshire for a countryside picnic. 1 hour and a bit drive, we got to Wrest park. Grounds … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

7 great countryside trips within an hour from London

Feeling jazzy? Polesden Lacey has the best lazy jazzy Sundays for years. Enjoy Surrey landscapes, a picnic with bubbles by a superb Edwardian mansion, little people running around gardens and estate, … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sani Beach, June 2016

Once upon a time on our holidays we used to climb erupting volcanoes, dive with sharks, cross borders on dodgy buses, discover the local cuisine, party with the locals, club til noon … Continue reading

June 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Day out for Art Deco lovers: Eltham palace & gardens

Monday bank holiday and the end of May failed to feel summery in London. So we headed for Eltham Palace to distract ourselves with some art and flowers. An hour … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Day out wild side: Woburn safari park

My love for animals did not fade after childhood and I did surprise few of my friends in our childless young and wild days when I dragged them to Cotswold … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Ritz Abama Tenerife – first holidays in 4; May 2016

Friends warned us that early days travelling in the extended version will have little to do with ZEN. Articles about days with newborn and toddler are numerous, sometimes funny but very often just … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

KIDsorted coming to London parents rescue: lots of activities & options

May 2016 started so promising in London: 28 degrees last week-end, much better than the average of last summer ! But weather regardless, most London parents are now wrapping up summer plans & activities for … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Day out: Hatfield house, park & farm

What a fantastic day out for all of us, from toddler, to baby & parents: stunning landscapes, relaxed pace, very enthusiastic staff, gorgeous gardens and a gem of a historical house! … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

The extended Zenbabytravel gang is passport ready

4 weeks newborn admin challenges complete: our latest addition to the family had his birth registered, has been baptised, GP registered and now has his passport! So bring on the travelling, … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

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