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Things to Consider when Planning a Holiday in Orlando

We are currently planning a big family trip to Orlando and thought I should share some of the tips I’ve learned from our previous trips there. Keeping the Cost Down It will never be a cheap holiday. But, by watching out for deals you can make if affordable. Compare flights, …

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Weekend in Great Yarmouth with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in Great Yarmouth with Kids

So when your husband tells you he’s really pleased he has got a Airbnb booking for your house for Easter, you would probably assume he checked the actual dates of Easter weekend. But no. He had also rented the house out to a Stag party, which did little to help …

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Review - Mikk-line Waterproof Suit for Adventure Togs www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review | Mikk-line Waterproof Suit for Adventure Togs

Every toddler needs a good set of waterproofs. We all know how attractive puddles and streams are to our little ones! Over the past few months I’ve been going to a forest school group with my son (now 19 months old). Forest Schools is an ethos that encourages child led …

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#UKexplore May 2017 www.minitravellers.co.uk
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#UKexplore – May 2017

By the time you are reading this I will have been in Rwanda exploring for a week. I have chosen my winner and favourites from the first half of the month and Rachel the last half.  We don’t usually do this but I knew this month I would have little …

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Sifnos - Perfect Greek Island Holiday for the Whole Family www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Sifnos – Perfect Greek Island Holiday for the Whole Family

Sifnos – enjoy a perfect island holiday for the whole family Located in the sunny Cyclades, the island of Sifnos offers fantastic Mediterranean vistas, fascinating archeological remains and plenty of healthy and delicious Greek food. It is also a family friendly destination to boot, with sunny beaches and fascinating ruins to …

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4 National Trust days out with Children in the East of England

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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Mini Break in Swansea Bay, Wales with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Visiting Museums in Swansea with Kids

During our recent short break to Swansea Bay in Wales we visited two FREE museums: The National Waterfront Museum and the Swansea Museum, but if you only have a little time which one is best? The National Waterfront Museum, has an interactive and high tech approach to Wales’ history.  The kids had …

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Is The Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai Family Friendly? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Is The Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, Family Friendly?

Dubai is a truly great family holiday destination. If you’re after guaranteed heat and don’t want a 12 hour flight to the Far East or the Caribbean, Dubai is the perfect option.  Everything is super-sized, man-made and generally pretty impressive. Tourism and entertainment is the main focus in this crazy, …

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10 of the Best Fish & Chip Shops in British Seaside Towns

What’s more British seaside than a trip to the Fish & Chip shop.  I have so many childhood memories of sitting on the beach front with chips in newspaper (you were allowed to do that back then) trying to hide my chips from the passing seagulls!  I was always in …

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Family Holiday in Jersey www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Holiday in Jersey

July felt incredibly busy and I will freely admit that I heaved an enormous sigh of relief when school finished for the summer.  The thing that kept me going throughout the never-ending tiredness and inability to switch off my brain was the knowledge that as soon as the term was over we’d be escaping for a …

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Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom Live at the Floral Pavillion in New Brighton www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom Live | Floral Pavillion in New Brighton

Over Easter, we took our two little ones to see Ben & Holly at the Floral Pavillion in New Brighton. We have an almost 3 year old, who was very excited, not quite understanding what to expect and an almost 5 year old, who has never seen it before, because …

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Flying with Children - Ten Top Tips www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Flying with Children – Ten Top Tips

We are working with Villa Plus today and have been checking out their offers for 2018 which have just launched. Some of you have been huge fans of our other articles Flying with Toddlers and Flying with Babies so we’ve put together our Top Tips on Flying with Children for all those families …

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Biking in Barcelona with Children www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Biking in Barcelona with Children

Barcelona is the perfect destination for family bicycling and soaking up the sun and culture Barcelona is a dreamy destination for cyclists and families. The city has it all: rich history, contemporary art and culture, great food, beautiful beaches and tons of exciting activities for children. It is also amazingly …

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Summer Reading List | 24 Summer Reads 

Every year I ask my friends on my Facebook page for their recommended Summer Reads. It’s not scientific. I don’t know what they are basing their decisions on. In some case it might be a good cover, in others it’s a favourite author, but almost always the books ideas turn …

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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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