45 minutes drive from Kensington, National Trust Claremont Gardens felt worlds apart buzzy London. And as the Bank holiday week-end treated us with proper summer temperatures and blue skies, we picked a … Continue reading
I fell in love with chateaux hotels in France a long time ago; they bring a different dimension of enjoying life: exquisite food, world class wines, lots of serenity, privacy … Continue reading
Valentines may be a cliché and one may not stick to February 14th to celebrate. BUT one does not have to be Esther Perel or Alain de Botton to figure out that grown up time is utterly important for healthy happy dynamics. And kids can be also brought along on romantic trips should you go to the right places! How about Martinhal in Portugal, Calcot Manor in Cotswolds or an Italian little known gem – Camogli?
October half-term, Provence with kids, 2 mums with precisely 4 kids ages 4 to 7, what an adventure! A week filled with seaside indulging, cities sightseeing, mountain & castles exploring … Continue reading
A favourite National Trust, Ham House Richmond sits beautifully by the river: enchanted according to many and haunted according to some. We visited regularly over the years and Ham House with … Continue reading
Kew Gardens have been a favourite of mine for over 15 years – basically, since I moved to London. Founded in 1840, Kew hosts the largest and most diverse botanical … Continue reading
One of our best day trips out of London, so we ventured back to Waddesdon Manor National Trust with kids on an autumn Saturday with dramatic wide skies and unpredictable weather. … Continue reading
September is a great month for going round English glorious countryside and Odds Farm High Wycombe made a delightful dayout. A 40 minutes drive from Kensington but miles apart from … Continue reading