Review | 6 Water Bottles www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review | 6 Water Bottles for Every Day Use

It’s not the most exciting post I’ve ever written but I imagine most of you use a water bottle at some point in the week. Whether you take one to the gym, or keep one on your desk at work to try and make sure you’re drinking the recommended six to …

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13 National Trust Days Out With Children in Kent, Surrey & Sussex www.minitravellers.co.uk
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13 National Trust Days Out With Children in Kent, Surrey & Sussex

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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Monday Escapes www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Monday Escapes

Welcome Back to Monday Escapes on Monday 22nd May. We’ve not been sitting around doing nothing though and we have been getting on top of all the posts we’ve needed to write after our crazy busy Easter break.  We head off to Rwanda on Friday so it is really all …

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Dubai Where to stay if... www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Where to Stay in Dubai if……

Glamour, adventure and decadence – Dubai has it all. If you are looking for a luxury family holiday there are few destinations on Earth that can rival Dubai. From a small trading centre to one of the world’s most spectacular cities in less than half a century, Dubai’s rise to …

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Is the Crocky Trail Good for Kids Aged 5? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Is the Crocky Trail Good for Kids Aged 5?

Over the Easter Holidays we visited the Crocky Trail in Chester with kids ranging from 5-11. It’s tricky to find activities that will keep that age range of kids busy but having had fantastic success with our trip to Go Ape Junior the day before I had high hopes for …

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Long Weekend at Ready Camp Drayton Manor www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Glamping at Ready Camp Tamworth

Having been impressed with Ready Camp before on our visit to the Blackmore site in Worcestershire, we decided to head off for a 2 night stay at the Tamworth site to get away from it all and have some quality family time. Ready Camp’s survey said that 42% of adults check …

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Ultimate Packing List for Africa with Kids www.minitravellers.com
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Ultimate Packing List for Africa with Kids

The last couple of months have all been about where we are going to stay in Rwanda.  Having decided to go (and here are my 5 reasons why) I have spent a lot of time sorting out the detail of the hotels and the lodges and the travel.  It has …

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CarGo Seat: Travelling With Kids Is About To Get Easier! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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CarGo Seat: Travelling With Kids Is About To Get Easier!

CarGo Seat is a children’s car booster seat that converts into a rolling suitcase and they have just launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund the last stages of safety testing in Europe and an initial manufacturing run. The idea came about when Gary Burns, chief executive of CarGo Seat, was on holiday …

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3 National Trust days out with Children in London

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.  When we head to London though we don’t naturally think of visiting a National Trust property but here are three …

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Walliams’s Wacky Hippos Lift Off the Page and Onto the Stage | Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Walliams’s Wacky Hippos Lift Off the Page and Onto the Stage | Review

The First Hippo on the Moon is a picture book-turned play written by the formidable king quipster of comedy, David Walliams. The book was adapted for the stage by award-winning theatre company Les Petits. I caught the show on its final Friday at the Waterside Arts Centre in Sale, Manchester …

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Review: Parc Le Breos | Gower Bed & Breakfast www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Parc Le Breos | Gower Bed & Breakfast

We love Wales here at Mini Travellers, and over Easter we were excited to be invited to visit Gower , the Mumbles, and Swansea itself, by the team at Visit Swansea Bay.  We had a fun filled 4 days and 3 night break and you can see all we got up …

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5 Reasons to Visit Oystermouth Castle with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Oystermouth Castle with Kids

One of the fun things we did on our recent short break to Swansea Bay in Wales was visit Oystermouth Castle. Oystermouth Castle sits on the hill just off the front in Mumbles and to be honest doesn’t look like much from the sea front. Looks can however be deceiving and the …

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Billy Elliot The Musical | Review www.minitravllers.co.uk
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Billy Elliot The Musical | Review

After an 11 year run in the West End with rave reviews, Billy Elliot The Musical has arrived at the Liverpool Empire as part of a limited national tour. It runs for just over 2 weeks until 27 May 2017 and tickets have been hard to come by, especially for the …

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Top UK Family Travel Bloggers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Top UK Family Travel Bloggers

Being a UK Family Travel Blogger is a very lovely thing to be. Aside from the trips and the experiences that I get to do with the kids, I have also met some of the most like minded, fun and supportive people ever. I am often asked by readers, PR’s, and …

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A Long Weekend in Disneyland Paris www.minitravellers.co.uk
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A Long Weekend in Disneyland Paris

First things first, travel for a Long Weekend in Disneyland Paris We are lucky enough to live on a main train line to Birmingham Airport and so for the first time we decided to get the train into Birmingham International. Kids, bags and all! So off we trotted at 6am …

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Review: Lava Bright Sounds 2 Portable Speaker www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Lava Bright Sounds 2 Portable Speaker

We have just returned from a fantastic weekend at Ready Camp and took our Lava Bright Sounds 2 Portable USB/Bluetooth speaker to keep the kids entertained. This speaker is a great addition to our family camping set up. We love being outdoors and anything that makes things easy and doesn’t …

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Fossil Hunting on Charmouth Beach www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Fossil Hunting on Charmouth Beach

Ever since our trip to Charmouth Beach last Summer my daughter has been desperate to become a modern day Mary Anning and take part in some fossil hunting of her own. However, as we have absolutely no idea what we are looking for or how to look for such a …

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Review: Vintage Style Leather Camera Bag by Fig Bags www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Vintage Style Leather Camera Bag by Fig Bags

I’ve been looking for a beautiful leather camera bag for a while. My hubby bought me one for Christmas but it didn’t quite do it for me so it went back to the shop.  I kept seeing the beautiful images from Fig Bags on Instagram (do follow them over there …

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5 of the Top Family Hotels in Europe www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 of the Top Family Hotels in Europe

With so many excellent resorts and hotels, we’ve chosen our favourite hotels that provide the best experience for families in Europe. We’re pretty aware you don’t have hours to read paragraphs about these spectacular hotels, so we’ve compiled 5 bullet points to single out the highlights. Sani Beach, Sani Asterias, …

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5 Reasons to Visit the Philippines with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit the Philippines with Kids

As anyone who follows us already knows, we try and travel as much as we can. Here at Mini Travellers we always try to explore new destinations and try out new adventures. Having said that, we also have to keep our children in mind and plan our trips accordingly. Every parent …

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Where to stay in Mauritius with Children www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Where to stay in Mauritius with Children

If you’re reading this post it may be because you have decided to go to Mauritius and are just wondering where to stay in Mauritius with Children; but it’s more likely that you’re sat at your desk, or on your couch wondering whether Mauritius is a sensible option with children, and …

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Monday Escapes www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Monday Escapes

Welcome Back to Monday Escapes on Monday 8th May.  It’s been a bit of a quieter month here at Mini Travellers as it’s just over two weeks until we head off to Rwanda for two weeks so we’ve been trying to spend a bit of time at home in anticipation. …

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Digger Land in Devon - Our Family Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Digger Land in Devon – Our Family Review

I think it is safe to say that my little boy is digger obsessed! He owns a fleet of diggers and is never without one. Going past a construction vehicle of any sort (as long as it is yellow!) causes much excitement on any car journey accompanied by a call …

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Wunderlife Brug & Rubbastuff Pacmat – Picnic Mats!

We get asked to try out quite a lot of picnic mats here at Mini Travellers and you might think that really there isn’t much that can be different about a picnic mat, and well until last year I’d have probably agreed with you. I mean there are clearly some picnic …

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