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Sail back to the 80’s with music legends & Royal Caribbean

Sail back to the 80’s with music legends & Royal Caribbean

Feeling lucky?  This is your chance to win a cruise for two!  If you have the cruising bug and loved the sounds of the 80's …
12 months of family travel inspiration – UK & abroad

12 months of family travel inspiration – UK & abroad

This article shares honest family holiday reviews and destination recommendations by 24 family travel bloggers who have explored hidden gems in the UK and travelled the …
Family holiday at Mark Warner Lakitira Beach Resort, Greece

Family holiday at Mark Warner Lakitira Beach Resort, Greece

FUN, RELAXING & EASY are not words commonly used to describe a family holiday but this is exactly how I would describe our stay with Mark …

UK FAMILY HOLIDAY REVIEWS

Review Darwin Forest Country Park – A fun family break in the Peak District

Review Darwin Forest Country Park – A fun family break in the Peak District

Normally the first week of January is my least favourite time of year.  The Christmas festivities are over, the tree and decorations have been packed …
6 reasons we loved Bluestone, Wales (and video tour of the resort!)

6 reasons we loved Bluestone, Wales (and video tour of the resort!)

We were delighted to receive an email inviting us to review Bluestone, Wales.  Friends have raved to us about Bluestone for years, particularly since we've …
Review Tattershall Lakes – A fun family Easter break in Lincolnshire

Review Tattershall Lakes – A fun family Easter break in Lincolnshire

If you are an active family who loves trying new sports and activities you will LOVE Tattershall Lakes!

UK FAMILY ATTRACTIONS

11 of the BEST things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon with kids

11 of the BEST things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon with kids

Planning a family day out or holiday in Stratford-upon-Avon? This guide - 11 of the BEST things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon with kids - aims to …
Tried & tested family attractions in the Forest of Dean!

Tried & tested family attractions in the Forest of Dean!

Last weekend we visited Puzzlewood, Perrygrove Railway, Dean Heritage Centre and the Forest of Dean Sculpture Park. It was an action packed weekend which involved …
UK family friendly attractions handpicked by local mums

UK family friendly attractions handpicked by local mums

You cannot beat insider tips from mums in the know!

FAMILY TRAVEL GUIDES

10 reasons to book a family holiday to Big Island, Hawaii

10 reasons to book a family holiday to Big Island, Hawaii

There is no doubt that the six islands that make up Hawaii are perfect for honeymooners. However the islands, and particularly the largest of the …
Tips for planning the ultimate family holiday to Orlando

Tips for planning the ultimate family holiday to Orlando

Advice on the best age to visit Disney, reviews of on-site and off-site accommodation, links to great special offers...
Top Five Family-Friendly Caribbean Islands

Top Five Family-Friendly Caribbean Islands

Thoughts of a Caribbean holiday conjure up images of swaying palm trees, powder white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and steel drum music.  Whilst these …

FRANCE

Our two week Brittany road trip itinerary

Our two week Brittany road trip itinerary

Over the summer holidays my boys and I spent two fabulous weeks exploring Nantes and southern Brittany with my parents in their motor home.  Our …
Exploring Houat Island with kids – Brittany, France

Exploring Houat Island with kids – Brittany, France

One of the highlights of our travels around southern Brittany was a boat trip to Houat Island, located northeast of Belle-Île. 
48 hours in Nantes with kids | Visit Brittany

48 hours in Nantes with kids | Visit Brittany

When beginning to research our two week road trip starting in Nantes I was blown away with how much there is to do with kids …

ITALY

A Taste of Tuscany with Bookings For You and the Giovannini family

A Taste of Tuscany with Bookings For You and the Giovannini family

Next month I am travelling to Tuscany with 14 of my fellow family travel bloggers. Last week I had the opportunity to preview a taste of …
15 things to do with kids near Lake Maggiore, Italian Lakes

15 things to do with kids near Lake Maggiore, Italian Lakes

Boat rides, exploring pretty lakeside villages, splashing in waterfalls, riding in a 'bucket' lift... there is so much to do in Lake Maggiore.
Reviewed: Week in a luxury Italian Lakes family villa

Reviewed: Week in a luxury Italian Lakes family villa

Although our Italian adventure is now sadly over for one lucky family it’s just about to start…

SPAIN

Video: Best family attractions in Lanzarote

Video: Best family attractions in Lanzarote

This video features highlights of the best family attractions in Lanzarote.  The attractions you don't want to miss on your next family holiday to Lanzarote! 
15 fun things to do in Lanzarote with kids

15 fun things to do in Lanzarote with kids

Not only does Lanzarote offer more than 3,000 hours of sun annually, short flights from the UK (a very doable 4 hours with even energetic toddlers) and …
Destination guide – Costa Barcelona with kids

Destination guide – Costa Barcelona with kids

Costa Barcelona has something to appeal to all ages and interests

CRUISE

Exploring ashore: Booking shore excursions v’s sightseeing independently

Exploring ashore: Booking shore excursions v’s sightseeing independently

I worked onboard P&O Cruise ships for three years, first assisting and then managing the shore excursions department. I hope to share my insights …
Tips for cruising with kids by experienced cruisers

Tips for cruising with kids by experienced cruisers

I'm very aware that cruising with our boys is going to be slightly (ahem!) different to when we used to work onboard. In an effort …
What to pack for a cruise by an experienced cruiser!

What to pack for a cruise by an experienced cruiser!

I share my dress code tips from working onboard ships

FAMILY FRIENDLY FESTIVALS UK

10 of the best family friendly festivals taking place this summer!

10 of the best family friendly festivals taking place this summer!

If you want to experience a festival with your kids this summer it’s not too late!  Below I have listed ten of the best …
Highlights of Cornbury Music Festival 2017

Highlights of Cornbury Music Festival 2017

Our highlights of the last Cornbury Music Festival, including dancing along to the Kaiser Chiefs and Byran Adams, celebrity spotting and hot air balloon displays...
5 reasons why you should take your kids to Wychwood Festival in 2018!

5 reasons why you should take your kids to Wychwood Festival in 2018!

If you are a little apprehensive about taking your kids to a music festival here are our five reasons why you should take your kids …

PACKING LISTS & GEAR

What to pack for a short break in the sun (to avoid checked baggage fees!)

What to pack for a short break in the sun (to avoid checked baggage fees!)

This article looks at the essentials needed for a short break in the sun including a comfortable and stylish swimsuit and versatile dresses which can …
Packing tips for summer outdoor adventures

Packing tips for summer outdoor adventures

After what feels like months of researching, planning and wardrobe sorting my boys and I are finally packed and ready for our two week summer …
Packing tips for life on the go with kids

Packing tips for life on the go with kids

Travelling with kids involves more consideration and careful planning than travelling as a couple... long gone are the days where my husband and I jumped …