The Cascadas de Oneta in Asturias, Spain are an amazing sight… but you need to be able to find them first.
An alternative Spanish beach holiday
Exploring the area around Luarca, Costa Verde. On foot. With four small kids and a dog.
New-found freedom and sunburnt feet: A day at Baleal beach
Why the whole family enjoyed a day out in Peniche, Portugal. Even me.
A return to the Castelo de Almourol
Eleven years after a surreal first visit, it was time for the whole family to retrace their father’s footsteps to a spectacular Portuguese castle.
Fartura frenzy at Pernes market
The children discover that a small town market is much, much more than fruit and vegetables – it’s an invaluable focal point in a local community.
Paw prints and irreverent graffiti – Magical afternoons in Santarém
A chance discovery leads the kids to a magical place, giving me the opportunity to explore a wonderfully authentic Portuguese city.
Blue feathers and transient wonders: a nature walk in Portugal
The children are entranced by the simple pleasure of a short walk in a foreign place.