Cathy Winston

Cathy Winston is the author of, a blog on travelling with a baby and ismother to a baby daughter, born in July 2012. She also works as a freelance journalist, specialising in travel and writing for National Geographic Traveller, Independent, Metro, Abta, AOL, MSN and several women’s magazines.
What’s your first family holiday memory?

As a child, we quite often went to the north Wales coast for holidays as the nearest stretch of seaside. I remember terrifying donkey rides and a sandstorm whipping across the beach at Rhyl, although for some reason I still look back very fondly on those trips to the beach.

What would you take on a desert island?

If I’m being sensible, sunblock as I fry at the first ray of sun. Otherwise, my Kindle and some kind of solar-powered charger/wifi device, as the chance to relax under a palm tree reading books would make me very happy. 

What’s on your family holiday wishlist?

I’d love to go to Burma when my daughter’s a bit older – my sister-in-law comes from there, so I’m hoping she’ll give me good tips on what to see apart from my top three must-sees of Yangon, Bagan and Inle Lake.

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