Category Archives: Destinations

The 11 best London museums for kids (and adults) – and they’re all free!

When thinking about what to do in London with kids, museums often top the bill.  These are my favourite and best London museums for kids and what makes them even more special is that they are all free admission!  I’ve also given you some picture book suggestions to make your trips even more special – […]

Budget family accommodation in London – how to find the best deals!

London can be an expensive city, even more so when visiting with kids.  Finding the best budget family accommodation in London requires a bit of research, but it can definitely be done!  Read on and find out some great budget hotel recommendations, where to search for apartments and other options.   Budget family accommodation in […]

One day in Genoa – what to see and do in this Italian city

Genoa, or Genova as the Italians say, is a large city on the Ligurian coast and it’s a very popular place to visit since it’s well served by budget airlines and also it’s a cruise stop for those wishing to explore Northern Italy.  It was the nearest big city for us when we stayed along […]

Visiting Monaco on a budget – our day trip from Italy

Can you really do Monaco on a budget?  It seems like those words don’t go together doesn’t it?  Monaco, the place where the wealthy hang out, surely it can’t be a cheap place to visit?  Inside my brain was saying – Good luck sticking to a budget there! But we were determined to visit, and […]