Story Hotel Stockholm

Last weekend was the first child free weekend my husband and I have had in what feels like 10 years (it’s only been 4!) We went to a picture postcard wedding in By Kyrkby, and for our final night we stayed at the Story Hotel in Stockholm. Located in the Östermalm area it’s in a great location surrounded by cool shops, bars and restaurants. The design is quirky (the bed heads are made … Continue reading Story Hotel Stockholm

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

While our kitchen is being extended we’ve had to move out of our house for a few weeks. Perfect excuse to jump in a hire car and head to Sheffield to visit some friends. We rented a house through airbnb (thoroughly recommended!) and spent 2 weeks exploring the Peak District. Such a beautiful part of the world. One of my favourite days was spent at the … Continue reading Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Barcelona Baby!

On Sunday we’re off to Barcelona for 2 weeks. I’ve been twice before but this trip (with two children!) will be very different to the last two. We are swapping our home through the new and salubrious website Behomm.   Below are some  photos I found online of this beautiful city. Barcelona 1962 –  Photo Xavier Miserachs The Barcelona Pavilion – Mies van der Rohe   An … Continue reading Barcelona Baby!

Bella Sardinia

In June we spent two wonderful weeks in Sardinia. We swapped homes through the website Intervac. This was our second swap (the last being Reykjavik) Fantastic way to travel especially if you have children. I celebrated a rather large birthday while we were there, which was made just that little bit easier in the sunshine. We had a lovely birthday lunch at  Hotel La Bitta in Arbatax. … Continue reading Bella Sardinia