London’s Winter Ice Rinks|
On 06/12/2012 in Days Out
Get your skates on at one of the capital’s icy attractions
your spine may be as much to do with the eerily historic surroundings as the glacial ground at the Tower Of London’s outdoor rink. The dry moat of the capital’s famous historical landmark will be transformed into a festive skating ground whilst
Five of the best family events in London|
On 08/06/2012 in Days Out
The best days out for families in the capital this month
Open Garden Squares Weekend (June 9-10)Amongst our sprawling urban metropolis, hundreds of lush green oases lie hidden from view, undiscovered by the majority of the capital’s residents. For one weekend a year, the Open Garden Squares Weekend
Paris je t’aime|
On 03/08/2011 in Europe
With artistry and beauty at every corner, the French capital is a veritable playground of adventure for children
hours. An added bonus is that our first-class seats are big and roomy, with plenty of space to pore over our This Is Paris picture book for a taster of the classic sights we’re likely to see in the French capital. By early afternoon, we were checking
Top chefs at home: Jérôme Ponchelle |
On 09/09/2010 in Recipes
Jérôme Ponchelle, Executive Chef at The Capital Restaurant, and father of Alexis, four, and Téo, three, on home-cooked food and the recipe for his favourite family pudding
with custard.The Capital Restaurant, The Capital, 22 Basil Street, London SW3 1AT. Tel: 020 7589 5171; visit www.capitalhotel.co.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.orgSimply click on the following names to discover the family food secrets and special recipes
Compendium: Swinging London|
On 26/04/2012 in Food & Lifestyle Shopping
Celebrate the city with these capital products
Liittle London Sewing Kit, £12.75 for set of five designs to make from Hunky Dory HomeMore shopping inspiration from Junior...Clouds on trendGo alll of a flutter for bird-themed interiors
Pirouetting in Paris|
On 10/12/2012 in Europe
Enjoy an ice-skating session in the French capital
Hotel Plaza Athenee, ParisAdd a touch of magic to your family's Christmas celebrations with festive ice-skating at La Cour du Jardin at Hotel Plaza Athenee in Paris. As your child perfects her pirouettes, you can sit back and relax with patisseries and hot chocolate at the Galeri...
Paris: Where to stay |
On 25/05/2010 in Cities
Where to stay that's chic and cheeerful in the French capital
Paris – city of love, fashion, art and culture – has something for everyone and a wide range of accommodation to match. There's glamour and glitz at the city's most famous hotels – Le Meurice, the Ritz, Le Crillon, Georges V – if you really want to see the city in the most luxuri...
Fabulous Festive Days Out In London|
On 10/11/2011 in Days Out
Our pick of the happiest yuletide happenings in the capital
Whiteleys Christmas GrottoNovember 17–December 24In support of the National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme, The jolly Santa Claus in Whiteleys in Bayswater will be giving away age-appropriate books to every child who visits him in his cosy grotto. As well as the £2 dona...
On 18/08/2011 in Europe
Enjoy a child-friendly visit to the French capital
At the five-star Le Meurice, children are just as well catered for as their luxury-loving parents. Situated in the bustling heart of Paris, this opulent hotel offers a special children’s passport, which maps out a trail of the city’s sights,and a treasure hunt to find the hotel’s...
Hip hop in Berlin|
On 02/11/2011 in Europe
Germany's capital city offers a cool festive break
Enjoy the many delights of Berlin, one of Europe’s coolest cities. The concierge service at a festive Hotel de Rome can arrange for young fashionistas to make a bag at the workshop of iconic label Milk, and budding Banksys can join a tour of the city’s graffiti spots, then take a...