5 Reasons I Loved Sani Dunes | Sani Resort, Greece www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons I Loved Sani Dunes | Sani Resort, Greece

I’ve just spent a glorious 4 days and 3 nights at Sani Dunes, the newest stunning addition to the Sani collection of luxury hotels in Halkidiki. My trip was without exception perfect (and the company of Sarah from Extraordinary Chaos made the trip) but there were 5 reasons I loved …

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Travel Tips: Sleepyhead Deluxe Pod Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Sleepyhead Deluxe Pod Review

With our first child we spent endless nights trying to get him to sleep. Rolling blankets up, tilting mattresses with books, doing anything we can to get that first full night’s sleep. Having become more aware of sleep safety, we really started to consider what we would do with our …

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Bobux 'Custom' Colour Shoes - The Shoes You Can Colour In www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Bobux ‘Custom’ Colour Shoes – The Shoes You Can Colour In

Bobux have launched their new ‘Custom’ trainers. For a limited time only in the Kid+ range, these unisex trainers can be coloured in, worn out and about and when the kids get bored they simply wipe off the design ( a wet wipe does the job) and they can start again. …

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Review: Zip World | Tree Top Nets | Treehoppers | Fforest Coaster
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Review: Zip World | Tree Top Nets | Treehoppers | Fforest Coaster

Tree Top Nets is an amazing idea as you get to trampoline, tumble, slide and play with huge inflatable balls high up in nets up in the trees. It is literally like a breath of fresh air compared to indoor trampoline parks! There’s even a tree top chill out area. …

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Shropshire Kids Fest 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Shropshire Kids Fest 2017 | Family Friendly Festival

In 2016, Shropshire Kids Fest took over the Quarry Park in Shrewsbury for its first year (see review here). This year, we were invited back with the promise that things were bigger and better for the second year, and we weren’t disappointed! Shropshire Kids Fest is aimed at children of …

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Travel Tips: MiFi Data Sim Card Bundle

During the May half term our family headed off from our home in Bolton to Eurocamp La Vallee in Normandy, via Brittany Ferries sailing from Portsmouth to Caen. If anyone has ever done the journey from the North West it is a long haul with limited things to keep the …

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Review: Cozigo for Babies to Sleep on the Go www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Cozigo for Babies to Sleep on the Go

If you leave a bag on a plane and you are more concerned that you have left your Cozigo on there than the rest of the contents, I think it may mean you love it! (Btw you can win one below!) The prospect of flying to South Africa with an …

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10 Unusual Things to do in Orlando

When you think about Orlando, a lot of people think about Disney straight away.  It’s a major pull and a major reason many millions of people head out to Orlando every year. But for those who want a little bit more than Disney, or who have perhaps ‘done’ the Disney …

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Kigali Marriott for Families | An Oasis of Calm www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Kigali Marriott for Families | An Oasis of Calm

Having decided to travel to Rwanda for two weeks, we booked our flights and realised we would be arriving into the bustling capital Kigali at 1am late Friday night/early Saturday morning.  It was going to be an adventurous trip which would push us out of our comfort zones at times, …

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Mini Travellers is Three Today!

Mini Travellers is three today and what another incredible year it’s been – we took 53 trips in 2016 and 2017 is shaping up to be just as busy but perhaps a little bit more adventurous now the kids are older! We’ve also just found out we’ve been shortlisted as …

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Monday Escapes www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Monday Escapes

Welcome Back to Monday Escapes on Monday 19th June, not only is it time for Monday Escapes but it is Mini Travellers Third Birthday today and we’ve been shortlisted as finalists in the Brilliance in Blogging Awards – if you’d like to vote I would be over the moon!  Travel …

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Nyamirambo Women's Center - Umutima Co-operative Kigali Rwanda www.minitravellers.co.uk (2)
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Keen Sandals Moxie – Perfect for Adventuring

Packing for Africa with three little girls was tricky.  I’ve written a whole post about what we packed and how tricky it was, but one of the things I stressed about the most was shoes and sandals. I’ve written about shoes and sandals before! I wrote about it when we …

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Travel Tips: Jungle Formula | Insect Repellant www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Jungle Formula | Insect Repellent

We have just recently returned from a fantastic two week trip to Rwanda in East Africa. Insect repellent wasn’t a thing we packed out of choice or comfort it was an essential requirement to protect us and the kids from mosquitos that could have had malaria or yellow fever. It …

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Family Holiday at La Vallée in Normandy with Eurocamp www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Holiday at La Vallée in Normandy with Eurocamp

My husband and I both experienced numerous Eurocamp holidays when we were growing up. His family stayed in the tents; my family tended to go with Eurocamp Independent, as we had a caravan. When we discussed our experiences we found that we that our fondest memories were of the kids …

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Community Day at Niyo Cultural Centre, Kigali | Photo Heavy Post!

During our time in Kigali we spent a very special hour or so at the Niyo Cultural Centre. Organised by World Fusion Tours the time we spent with the kids watching their drumming and dancing and then trying to copy them ourselves was one of the loveliest things we did …

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Travel Tips: Osprey Transporter Travel Bag

I’ve just packed two 90L Osprey Transporter Bags full of 270 rugby balls! Not a usual statement I agree, but the first week of our trip to Rwanda this May Half Term is a Rugby Coaching Tour in local schools in Ruhango, just South West of Kigali, with Friends of Rwandan …

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Travelling to Turkey with Your Family
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Travelling to Turkey with Your Family

Travelling to Turkey was always appealing to tourists due to the unique history, monuments, and culture that Turkey has possessed throughout history. However if you choose to travel to Turkey you will need to consider a number of things in order to have a memorable holiday. Money Before you depart, …

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Our Rwanda Adventure - The Land of a Thousand Hills (Video) www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Our Rwanda Adventure – The Land of a Thousand Hills (Video)

Many of you will have already seen this video on facebook or you tube but for those of you who are wondering what a trip to Remarkable Rwanda might be like – here is a snapshot!

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8 National Trust Days Out with Children in the West Midlands

We love National Trust days out here at Mini Travellers and we were surprised to learn the other day that some people still don’t think their properties are suitable for children.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and …

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Visiting Anne Frank House, Amsterdam with Children

My 9 year old recently read The Diary of Anne Frank and it sparked an interest for him into World War 2 and particularly the Holocaust. He decided he’d like to visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam so we booked a trip over with some friends. My first tip …

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Elderflower Fields Family Festival

Having never been to a festival in my life, I’ve often wondered ‘did I miss out?’ Should I have ‘done’ Glastonbury , V Festival or maybe Reading in my younger, pre-kids years? Then I remember that I’ve never liked the thought of camping – which probably explains why I never …

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What To Wear For Gorilla Trekking www.minitravellers.co.uk
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What To Wear For Gorilla Trekking

What to wear for Gorilla Trekking??? Firstly can I just say it was amazing! It was a huge bucket list item and I can’t believe we actually did it. I also feel very lucky that we booked it when we did as they have literally just on the 6th May …

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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan www.minitravellers.co.uk
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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan

f you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that we visit Bude in North Cornwall every year and this year was no different – we spent the first week of the Easter holidays there.  Whenever we go we make sure that we fulfill certain traditions (like having an ice …

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4 National Trust Days Out with Children in the East Midlands

We love National Trust days out here at Mini Travellers and we were surprised to learn the other day that some people still don’t think their properties are suitable for children.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and …

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