Being a parent of young children is hectic at the best of times, but during the summer holidays it’s even more important to save time and stay productive so you have more time for the fun stuff! London Mums share time saving hacks to help around the home during the school holidays.
In the heart of London, amidst the glitz and glamour, I found myself in the penthouse flat of multi-millionaire entrepreneur Charlie Mullins and his talented fiancée, Raquel Reno. As I entered their luxurious abode, I was greeted by two adorable toy poodle puppies, a testament to the couple’s warmth and charm. Raquel is the gifted singer-songwriter whose soulful melodies have been captivating audiences worldwide. In this exclusive interview, Raquel takes us on a journey through her life, her music, and her aspirations for the future.
Step into the whimsical world of Lewis Carroll‘s timeless classic as “Theatre on Kew” presents a magical outdoor theatre performance of Alice in Wonderland set amidst the picturesque Berberis Dell in Kew Gardens. This captivating play, adapted by Bradley Cole with original music by Guy Holden, offers a delightful experience for children and adults alike. With flamboyant Panto costumes, exuberant actors, and a talented cast of actor-musicians, the show promises an enchanting journey that leads the audience down the rabbit hole into a fantastical wonderland.
Glasto – Day 1 – This is going to Glasto with kids with a twist! I’m 54 and my son is 27. He invited me to join his crew. See my first blog for the whole prep process. Glasto is insta for sound-lovers. A love-bubble for like-minded friends and friends-to-be, family and, I’m overjoyed to announce, family-to-be! More of that later… That original hippy vibe is still alive and thriving; amazing, considering half of London is here.
We got to the O2 arena coach park with no mishaps, and settled into the on-time coach after a packing orgy. Great organisation. And the only issue was getting into the Glasto car park, it took a couple of hours of queuing in the most beautiful countryside, so no complaints.
London, England’s capital, our melting pot, is a city brimming with culture, history, and unending excitement. This is why it’s still fascinating me after 25 years of life spent here. Writer Samuel Johnson used to say ‘Tired of London, tired of life’. I totally agree with him. I have provided this platform for the past 17 years to offer parents a forum and tips to enjoy London with kids.
Renowned for its rich architectural splendour, mesmerising museums, and captivating parks, it is a fantastic city to explore with your family. Here is a suggestion for a vibrant itinerary that captures the magic of London, providing both education and entertainment for your kids.
Why is budget travel the best way to go?
Taking time off your busy schedule to travel with family can be rewarding. However, it can be costly if not planned well. If your travel plans exceed your budget, it would be best to rethink everything. That is not to say you should call off the travel altogether, as you can still have a memorable trip on a budget. A solo trip will require 153 GBP a day, so you can imagine how much you must set aside if you are an average family of four spending ten days away from home. Here are three compelling reasons why you should travel on a budget.