Experiencing the Perfect Day in Cannes, Antibes and Nice


Glamour, glitz and seemingly endless summer sun; there are few destinations that can rival the French Riviera when it comes to enjoying a taste of the high life. Rewind a hundred years or so and the French Riviera was only a series of small fishing villages, clinging to the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. However, [...]

Spectacular Scenery and Solitude: Top Things to do on the Swiss-French Border


The 573 kilometre stretch of land that makes up the French-Swiss border is not, perhaps, the best choice of destination for a family looking for theme parks, loud entertainment and beaches in bucket-loads. However, for many people, this is seen as a definite advantage! Quiet, reserved, with an overwhelming abundance of dramatic mountain scenery and [...]

Family Friendly Festivals in Europe


Thank You For the Music: Family Friendly Festivals in Europe Rewind a couple of decades, and holidays abroad were mostly about one thing and one thing only. Hitting the beach (and most importantly, of course, a sunny beach) was the sole priority of families heading to Europe for their holidays, and a week or two [...]

Theme Parks in France


Fun Days Out With the Family: The Best Theme Parks in France France is a hugely popular choice of holiday destination for families, thanks to its extensive coastline, picturesque towns and warm, pleasant climate, particularly in the southern parts of the country. It’s equally blessed with plenty of things to see and places to visit, [...]

Paris Hidden Gems

There are so many iconic sights to see in Paris – the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Notre Dame and the Sacre Coeur to name but a few – you might think you don’t have time for the “smaller” sights. But while you probably don’t want to miss out on the main attractions, it’s also well worth [...]

Roman Ruins in France


Roman Revolution: The Most Remarkable Roman Ruins in France These days France is a cosmopolitan, forward-thinking country, with sleek, sophisticated cities such as Paris, Nice and Biarritz, spectacular natural scenery and some of the most family-friendly beach resorts in Europe. However, rewind the clock two thousand years and the country had a rather different story [...]

Top Activity Holidays for Families in Europe


When it comes to providing activity and adventure, Europe makes for an excellent choice of destination. From holidays that offer the chance to learn a new skill, to breaks that allow you and the family to unleash some serious energy, the sheer variety of activity holidays ensures that you’re bound to find just the right [...]

French Food Facts for Kids


French Cuisine: Fun Facts about French Food for Kids When going on holiday with kids, parents often worry about eating, concerned that their kids won’t embrace the local cuisine and that most of the trip will be spent retreating to the safety of fast food restaurants and Brit-themed establishments. Whilst French cuisine is universally celebrated [...]

Why You Should Visit Mont St Michel


Few places in France can set the imagination on fire quite like Mont St Michel. Indeed, it remains one of the country’s most enduring iconic sights, succeeded only by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The lofty arches, towering spires and soaring flying buttresses, all clinging precariously to the craggy rock of the island below, make [...]

Things to Do in Paris With Kids


Oh La La! Wonderful Things to do in Paris with the Kids Admittedly, Paris doesn’t seem initially like the most child-friendly of locations. Generally, when thinking about France’s capital, images that spring to mind tend to involve risqué can-can dancing, romantic strolls through the Montmartre and hours spent admiring the art in the Louvre. However, [...]