Our Villa Pia Holiday: Karen at Mini Travellers
We loved this Q&A interview with Karen, the editor of popular family travel site Mini Travellers, who enjoyed a Villa Pia holiday with her children in the autumn. Don’t miss Karen’s stunning video of her trip below!
Name and occupation
Karen Beddow. Editor of Mini Travellers a family travel blog, lawyer, trustee and mum to 3 too.
Where are you based?
Based on the Wirral, up near Liverpool.
How old are your children?
Lily is 8 and the identical twins Isobel and Eve have just turned 7.
What appealed to you about staying at the villa?
It was the food that appealed to me about staying at the villa. I absolutely LOVE italian food and having home cooked food made for me every day really appealed to me.
What were the highlights of your stay?
The people we met.
The trip to Florence.
The nights playing cards with the girls and learning new games.
Anything you would change or add?
Perhaps a pizza night one night a week for the grown ups and perhaps a BBQ for guests to use on the Thursday?
What were your most funny/memorable times on a Villa Pia holiday?
Staying up late one evening playing a large card game with about 10 adults, many of whom had had one two many glasses of wine to follow the game.
What is the best part of the holiday for children?
Meeting all the other kids and being able to help themselves to drinks, yoghurts and cake all day!
How does Villa Pia compare with other family holidays you’ve experienced?
It is right up there and we have done some amazing trips. The atmosphere of the place just suited us down to the ground.
Would you recommend a Villa Pia holiday to friends?
Yes absolutely and I have done so already.
Can you describe Villa Pia in three words?
Food Glorious Food.
Finally, any tips for new visitors?
Look around for cheap flights, and consider going out of season. You get all the amazing perks but for half the cost!
Watch Karen’s stunning video of her holiday in Italy!
If you would like to find out about a stay at Villa Pia, visit our Bookings page to make an enquiry.