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Long-Term Travelling with Kids – Is It Possible?

A 10-day trip with your kids may be a true challenge, both financially and emotionally. For that matter, travelling with two or three kids may actually seem mission impossible, especially if your budget is tight. But does it really mean that you should now forget the dream of travelling long-term? …

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Tinitell The First Phone Just for Kids

When I received an email in early December about Tinitell the new dedicated smartphone for kids, I did wonder whether my children – Izzy and Eve aged 5 and Lily 6 – really needed a mobile phone. I spent quite a long time mooching around Tinitell’s website which I really like, …

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No Adults Allowed – The Appeal of Kids Clubs

When choosing a family holiday, we all want perfect weather, clean and good quality accommodation, a resort offering plenty to do to keep us entertained, and punctual, comfortable flights. But for parents, there’s something else that could prove equally as important as all of the above – and that’s kids’ …

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Travel Tips: The Ultimate Disney Collection by Samsonite

Did you know that Finding Dory is out on DVD tomorrow (you can pre-order here!)?  Isn’t that just the perfect present to pop in the kids stocking! You know what else is perfect for Christmas, some luggage from the Ultimate Disney Collection by Samsonite. The collection is available to purchase now …

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Why You Need an Outdoor Projector in Your Life

I suppose I should start by saying you don’t NEED an outdoor projector in your life, not really NEED, but it is amazing how many times we have used this piece of kit since it arrived – and it arrived right at the end of the Summer. Had we had …

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5 Reasons to Visit Cyprus at October Half Term

We have just returned from 6 nights in Cyprus at October Half Term and can highly recommend it for some early Winter Sun.  Why? Well the main reason is that it can be sooooo easy! 1 Weather The weather was amazing and perfect for kids. Not too hot that they …

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5 Top Tips For Visting Waterparks with Kids

We love waterparks here at Mini Travellers: they get better and better as the kids get older. Mainly because me and hubby are both huge fans of the slides and the more they will go on with us the better. It can however be difficult to decide what to take …

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6 Free Travel Games to Entertain the Kids on Long Journeys

Are you planning a long journey with the kids? Why not try these six fun (and free) travel games?  As when it comes to entertaining the little ones whilst travelling, it’s not all about activities you can do on the plane or beach. Ever dealt with a hyperactive child on a 2-hour …

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Travel Tips: Proof of Excuse Selfie!

Now I have kids I am late more than I have ever been before. I mean actually late, not just five minutes late. I never thought it would happen to me as I was always someone who was early for an appointment rather than even on time. But somehow it …

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Ultimate Packing List for Walt Disney World and Beyond with Under 5’s

We like lists in the Mini Travellers household. We created an Ultimate Packing List for Travelling Abroad with Your Baby earlier this year and a Skiing packing list last year and for Our 14 day Walt Disney World and beyond trip I have created another!  Primarily I created this for me, to make …

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Renting Your Home with AirBnb – What Really Happens!

What really happens when you rent your home out with Airbnb? Queue very funny story by Ailsa who has sent in this guest post! When my husband announced he had been researching about Airbnb and that it seemed a perfect way to supplement our holidays and get someone to house/pet-sit, I …

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5 Favourite Travel Games for Kids

We love a travel game here at Mini Travellers HQ. We are away a lot and often need to pack a few small things in a small bag to entertain the kids.  I’ve put together a list of our favourites to take away on holiday wherever that may be.  So …

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Travel Tips: Travall Guard to Keep Your Kids Safe

Let’s face it, for most of us, there are enough pressures in everyday family life, without having to worry about the safety of our kids when they’re with us in the car. Obviously, there are things which you have to consider when out on the road, whether that’s a weekend …

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Disney Princess Luggage and Games

What could make three girls day more, than a delivery of pink Disney Princess themed luggage and games? This is what happened the day before our trip to Greece and previously packed rucksacks were unpacked and discarded in favour of these SAMBRO Disney Princess themed wheely bags. The initial plus …

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Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5

The night before our trip to Greece with Simpson Travel we stayed overnight at the Sofitel at London Heathrow.  Since we have had the girls we have never travelled to London (4 hours away) preferring to fly from Manchester or Liverpool. However a brief discussion with the team at Simpsons …

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Travel Tips: Garnier Easy Peasy Kids Range
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Travel Tips: Garnier Ambre Solaire Easy Peasy Kids Suncream Review

One of the questions I get asked a lot is what suntan lotion do my kids use when we are on holiday and what ones do we recommend? It is a fundamental fact of parenting that putting sun tan cream on children involves tears and comments such as ‘Do I have …

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Travel Tips: Pipity Activity Sets

We’ve just returned from a rather wonderful Villa Holiday in Greece. As we were travelling with Simpson Travel and BA, we had a very large baggage allowance, and actually took quite a lot of kids games with us; however that’s not always an option. When we fly to Cyprus in October …

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4 Tips for Camping with Kids

1. Choose your Tent Wisely Sizing up makes for a more comfortable experience,  especially on rainy days.  For 4 of you consider a 6 man tent (you can stand up in) and for a family of 5, try an 8 man tent. The extra space is invaluable for the amount clothes/toys/food you need …

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Is the Pacapod Hastings the Perfect Changing Bag?

When planning for our son to arrive in 2012 I spent a lot of time looking at changing bags… which one offered the best storage? Which one looked the nicest? And which one was the ‘one to have’?! That’s when I came across the Pacapod range. It was new onto …

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Travel Tips: Chicco Lullago Crib

We took our 5 week old baby to Spain last week! “What!” Everyone said, “you must be mad!”, but in actual fact a new born is pretty easy to travel with, especially if you are breast feeding and don’t have to worry about preparing bottles, because they sleep a lot …

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10 Top Tips for Travelling with Children

Travelling can be stressful at the best of times but when you take your children on holiday with you that pressure can be magnified tenfold. No matter what your mode of transport is – plane, train or car – keeping the kids happy while you concentrate on getting from A …

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Travel Tips: Mister Maker Craft Boxes

The Mister Maker craft boxes by toucanBOX are a small but perfectly formed resource which, once you subscribe, arrives in the post, small enough to fit through your letter box. A little smaller than a piece of A4 paper and invitingly decorated, the box is tightly packed with all you …

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Travel Tips: Contact Lenses Delivered Abroad!

When I was younger and I went on holiday I didn’t worry too much about how much I was wearing my lenses or my glasses, and as I only really had to worry about getting up and sleeping/reading a book by the pool I didn’t need to worry about seeing …

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Konfidence Baby Swim Products

Do I have confidence in the Konfidence Baby Swim product brand? Silly question: you bet I do! Here are some of the fabulous products that I sampled during our trip to Puerto Soller, Majorca: Konfidence Aquanappy This aquanappy comes in 9 different designs (we went for the oh-so-sweet strawberry one) …

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