Sunny memories from Ile-de-Ré

Almost every Spring, we like spending holidays on Ré island (Charentes Maritimes, Atlantic Coast). This time of year is my favorite  there : flowering trees, fragrant wildflowers, pretty wisteria … The light is vivid and the sun can be sometimes quite hot. You can find pretty vegetables and fresh Spring herbs on farmers markets…Last but not least, there are rather few bikes compared to summertime, which is quite good, because ccycling could even be dangerous in August. In short, it’s really the perfect time to…

Goa and Delhi by Priscilia

This is my own  family travel guide of two places I truly love :  Goa and Delhi. I lived in India for three years and I still go there quite often with my daughter. Here are my best places! GOA, Ashwem beach Goa is very popular during winter : high season starts in September and ends in March. The region, and especially the coastal part, is known as a very trendy place, just like Ibiza.. But do not think everything is like that in Goa…

Dubai by Cristina

 On Monday, while some of us are going back to work and others are in the middle of their winter holidays, we go to Dubai with Cristina, who we had interviewed in our section ‘Mum at Work’ here some time ago. She went alone to Dubai with her two children during last Christmas holidays. She enjoyed this very exotic destination, easily accessible from Europe and gives us here her family tips in Dubai. *** “We chose Dubai for our Christmas holidays as it is a destination…

Rio de Janeiro by Gisela

Today, we launch a new section in our Travel heading : “Family Travel Guides”. Each time, a family gives us its tips to visit a country, a city or a large area. We only choose families who live there or that go frequently on holidays there. All the tips and addresses have been tested and approved!  To open this section, we go to Rio (Brazil) with Gisela. She’s a young mum in her thirties who’s been living there for nearly a year with…

London stroll

London Stroll. During our last family journey in London, we took our time to enjoy this beautiful city. We know quite well the city, but once more, we were completely charmed by its lush parks, its flowery pretty house, its healthy and family friendly tea rooms and coffee shops. It was also the occasion for discovering lovely children shops… We had a special crush for the North London : Primrose Hill and Hampstead. We really loved  its huge parks, its lovely streets…

Fabulous family journey in Le Perche, Normandy

Fabulous family journey in Le Perche, Normandy. During our Autumn holidays, we made a family break not far from Paris, in Le Perche (Normandy). We were absolutely charmed by the area : luxuriant nature, warm light, golden colors… And charming family hotel!  This is all I’d like to share with you here to have a breather before starting working again… We lived in a small village : Moutiers-au-Perche (2 hours from Paris downtown). There are lots of walking trails starting here…

San Sebastian with kids : our own selection

I’ve been visiting San Seabstian ( Spanish Basque Country) for more than 15 years and all along these years we has discovered many good children-oriented addressses and tips. KIDS’ ACTIVITIES The Aquarium : lots of amazing fishes, such as sharks, jelly fishes, manta rays… Just in the Old Port, not far from the famous Concha beach.  Monte Igeldo amusement park : a kind of retro park with lots of great merry-go-rounds and other attractions. For kids, teenagers ans bigger ones. From the site, sea view…

Copenhaguen with kids : our own selection

Copenhaguen with kids :  our own selection. Last June, the SC family went to Copenhagen for the weekend. We really enjoyed the quietness, the warmth and the joy of this wonderful city from Northern Europe (Denmark). Here I’ve writtenI talk here all about we really liked in this city when you’re a family : food, shopping, walks, accomodations, museums,… Kid and Coe Kid and Coe, is a kind of rbnb for families : everything in the apartment or the house…

Postal Card #4 : magic Auvergne

Forêt d' Auvergne, Sweet Cabane

Postal Card #4 : magic Auvergne . On this Monday, first work and school day for most of all, I’d like to share with you our favorite holiday moments in Auvergne (in the central part of France). I hadn’t been there for thirty years and it’s been a big (re)discovering! We were enchanted by this area, which is ideal for family holidays as it combines nature, culture and  play activities ! A magical week… We were mainly in Clermont-Ferrand area…