What is your idea of the perfect Greek island? Let me tell you about mine – it has to have a picture-perfect harbour and a good beach and be the kind of place where I’ll feel as if I’ve stepped back in time. I want it to have an old-fashioned feel, where life goes on at a slow pace and… View Post

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of choice there is when you’re planning a family holiday? The whole world is out there to explore but how do you decide where to go and what to do? Do you go skiing, on a safari, a cruise or a city break? And how do you decide where to stay… View Post

Santorini is regularly voted one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It has all the qualities you dream of when you picture the perfect Greek island: whitewashed houses, towering cliffs and spectacular sunsets. But Santorini is made that bit more special by its extraordinary location. Thousands of years ago, a massive volcanic eruption caused the centre of the… View Post

It’s hard to believe that the summer holidays are almost at an end and that the children will be going back to school next week. The month started incredibly well with the amazing news that Suitcases and Sandcastles has made it into Vuelio’s┬áTop 10 UK Family Travel Blogs. I’m really excited about this and looking forward to sharing more of… View Post

What could be more thrilling than standing in the steps of the Prime Minister, the Queen and Braveheart? A tour of the Houses of Parliament is a fantastic opportunity for children to see inside one of the world’s most iconic buildings. You’ll find out about Guy Fawkes, the man who tried to blow up the building; Charles I, the king… View Post