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Planning a trip to Florence? Find a Hotel in the Heart of the City!

  The city of Florence is definitely one of the most evocative in Italy, but it is easy to be taken in by a cheap offer and find yourself in a hotel that doesn’t work for you or your family. It is well known that Florence is one of the most beautiful …

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24 hours in Stockholm with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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24 Hours in Stockholm with Kids

In Summer, our favourite Stockholm family day out is to take a trip out to one of the many islands in the Stockholm Archipelago. In the Archipelago you can enjoy swimming, kayak paddling, building sandcastles and bbq’ing. It’s pretty idyllic and something we could never have done if we still …

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What to do in Paris in 24 Hours www..minitravellers.co.uk
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What to do in Paris in 24 Hours

I’ve just been lucky enough to spend 48 hours in Paris without the kids. Now I know the title to this review says 24 hours, but that was basically the time I had in Paris that I wasn’t spending at the prestigious Les Spot des E-Fluent conference (now in year 5) …

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Eco City Tour in Rome with Kids; Angel Tours www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Eco City Tour in Rome with Kids; Angel Tours

The Eco City Tour of Rome has got to be one of the best ways to view the major tourist attractions of Rome when you are travelling with kids. This October my husband and I travelled with our three kids (age 2, 3 and nearly 6) to the Italian capital (staying …

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Exploring Prague with Kids

Prague is the beautiful capital city of the Czech Republic. Despite it’s geographical location in WW2 , the city and it’s beautiful architecture miraculously escaped unscathed from 1939-1945. It remains today, what many other European countries would have looked like if they weren’t bombed in WW2. For some time, Prague has …

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Camping Fabulous in Rome with Eurocamp www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Camping Fabulous in Rome with Eurocamp

This half term we decided to go on a city break adventure to Rome with our three children aged 2, 3 and very nearly 6!  During our week we made real Italian pizza and went to the Vatican with all the kids thanks to Rome4Kids; we toured the Colosseum with …

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Rome4Kids Vatican Tour www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Pizza Making and The Vatican with Rome4Kids

On day 3 of our Rome adventure (whilst staying at Eurocamp just outside Rome) we spent the day with Rome4Kids. Our first activity was at the Pizza Masterclass for Pizza Lovers. We made our way to the Coloseo (Colosseum) via the bus and metro, and then walked around 30 minutes across town …

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WHY WE WOULD RECOMMEND LA CROIX DU VIEUX PONT
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La Croix du Vieux Pont: A Campsite near Paris

When planning our holiday in France, we wanted to be somewhere within easy reach of Disneyland, Paris and the Somme region for day trips, we wanted somewhere with plenty of room for our three active boys and we wanted it on a very tight budget. Looking at the various options …

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Where to Stay for 5* Luxury in Cyprus with the Kids

October Half Term is one of the trickier times to book a warm family friendly holiday abroad. It can be hard to find places (with a short flight) where you will get the sun, but equally where it won’t matter too much if you don’t as there are other things …

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Martinhal Sagres
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5 Reasons to Visit Portugal with Children

We love Portugal here at Mini Travellers and have been on some fantastic trips to the Algarve recently, however Lisbon is also on our list too.   Portugal is completely affordable destination whether you put the trip together yourself and book flights and accommodation or book a package holiday. So …

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Cavtat Croatia
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Wonderful Family Holiday in Cavtat, Croatia

I love travelling and took my eldest on some pretty adventurous trips when she was younger including Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Japan. However, I now have 2 children and remember that I felt like I was wrestling a crocodile for the entire flight, the last time I travelled …

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5 Touristy Things to do in Stockholm with Kids
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Top 5 Touristy Things to Do in Stockholm with Kids

Stockholm is a wonderful place to visit with children, especially during the Summer, but it has something to offer all year around. It is true what you hear, Stockholm, and the rest of Sweden, is very family friendly and most touristy activities are very geared towards families with younger children. …

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36 Hours in Bavaria
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36 Hours in Bavaria

I have recently returned from 36 hours in Bavaria. Flying from Manchester to Munich at 7.30am means you can fit a lot into a long day, particularly if you don’t retire to bed until 1am after a number of cocktails! I blame you Munchies and Munchkins! I had been invited …

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Driving to France this Summer – What You Need to Know!

Our DFDS ferry is booked and my Mini Travellers are excitedly ticking off their holiday countdown in preparation for our trip to France. Between the European Championships and the centenary of the Battle of the Somme this year, plus Disneyland and the culture, food and atmosphere of the French towns …

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Copenhagan for Kids
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Copenhagen For Kids

For me, there’s nothing more liberating than hopping on a plane to an unknown destination, with a bag on your back and money in your pocket. No cares, no worries, just anticipation and excitement. When my children were babies, the lure of city breaks and faraway, exotic destinations, once accessible …

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A SERENE FAMILY HOLIDAY IN UMBRIA, ITALY
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A Serene Family Holiday in Umbria, Italy

Italy is my favourite country in the world (Mine as Well as Kate’s who has written this post). No question. Plonk me anywhere on the Italian map and I’m as happy as Larry. (Whoever he is). I’ve visited many places in the past but hand on heart, I can tell …

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Sivota, Greece with Simpson Travel
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Family Friendly Villas in Greece

We are going back to Greece this summer with Simpson Travel to a beautiful family friendly villa in Sivota and I am ludicrously excited. It was all confirmed last Friday and I can’t wait to fly out for a week of Greek sunsets and fun beach and pool days with the …

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Martinhal Sagres
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Five Reasons to go to Martinhal in Low Season

If you are googling family friendly holidays in Europe or a variation on that theme one of the places that always comes up is Martinhal in Portugal.  It has a very loyal repeat customer base, gets excellent tripadvisor reviews and the photos of the resort are stunning. We recently visited …

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Martinhal Sagres
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Martinhal Sagres at February Half Term

Martinhal Sagres is a stunning contemporary 5 star resort at the tip of the Algarve.  The resort sits within the protected Costa Vicentina National Park a fabulously unspoilt, wild and rugged setting for such a beautiful hotel, but the combination of luxury in nature really does work.  The determination the owners have to provide …

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Martinhal Quinta
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Martinhal Quinta at February Half Term

Martinhal Quinta is a beautiful 4 star villa resort in a stunning part of the Algarve.  The owners of Martinhal clearly have a vision for the recent acquisition to their portfolio and having spent time at both Quinta and Sagres (the original) this half term with my three Mini Travellers I …

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Why Everyone Should Visit Lapland Once!

Destination: Saariselka Top of Finland Who we traveled with: Santa Claus Trips What we did: Santa’s Lapland and Lapland Safari Bah Hum Bug…. we don’t do Christmas. Every year we escape to Spain for winter sun but when our 9 year old son was arguing with his brother about who …

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Family Holiday in Rome

Earlier in the year I wrote a post about being excited that British Airways did Family Holidays now and that I was planning where we could go with them. Well I’ve decided. I looked at all the options and whilst there are absolutely loads of places to choose from I’ve …

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Hidden Gems of Portugal

Portugal is famous for its stunning seafood dishes, tranquil beaches and tourist attractions, including striking castles, monasteries, exclusive golf courses and breathtaking natural landscapes – but there are also plenty of hidden gems to discover in the country with or without your children. Let’s start with a little known restaurant …

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Childcare at Sea Garden in Bodrum

As part of our trip to Sea Garden in Bodrum with Mark Warner our three children could attend Mini Club in the morning (or afternoon) as part of the All Inclusive price.   Mini Club is for children aged 3-5. You can pay (£180 per week per child) for additional childcare for the children to …

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