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Europe’s 50 most family friendly beach destinations

Europe’s 50 most family friendly beach destinations have been calculated and ranked by On the Beach– Has your favourite family beach destination made the list?? NB: Advertisement Feature created in collaboration with On the Beach It’s January and it is peak holiday planning time.  I started this year with no trips …

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Beach Holiday with Kids – 5 Great things to do in Bibione, Italy
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Beach Holiday with Kids – 5 Great things to do in Bibione, Italy

Winter is the best time to plan your next summer holiday. You may already have been a lot of places, and start getting bored. So, where will be the perfect next stop? Let’s go and find a new destination – Bibione, in Italy. NB: Advertisement Feature Bibione is a seaside …

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Family Holiday in Prague at Christmas

When for the first year Lara decided against dancing in the Christmas Spectacular, we decided to grab our chance to go away for the weekend and take the kids to Prague at Christmas. We got a good deal through Expedia staying at the Anyday Hotel which looked cheap and cheerful and …

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Bella Mare Hotel Corfu, Greece
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Bella Mare Hotel Corfu, Greece

For Summer 2019 Simpson Travel are launching Bella Mare hotel in Corfu and I am ridiculously excited! I can’t wait to try out the newest addition to the family friendly hotels run by Simpson Travel (which we are doing in July 2019!) and to explain why I am so excited …

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Review | Ikos Olivia a Luxury All Inclusive Perfect for a Multi-Generational Holiday
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Review | Ikos Olivia a Luxury All Inclusive Perfect for a Multi-Generational Holiday

My Parents celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in May this year, and rather than have a party, my Dad decided to treat our immediate family (him and mum, me and my 5 year old twins and my sister, her husband and my 7 year old niece) to a short break.  …

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Top 10 most unique attractions to Disneyland Paris
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Disneyland Paris 2019: The Biggest Changes on the Way

Disney is making sweeping changes internationally.  One of the most exciting expansions Disney is undertaking is a huge upgrade to Walt Disney Studios at Disneyland Paris. The major expansion will mark the arrival of three new themed lands, including an Arendelle, and Star Wars and Marvel Lands.  These new areas …

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Family Friendly Tours in Florence | Tapsy Tours

We know from experience that doing family friendly tours in cities with people who know the city like the back of their hand can turn a trip from something quite tricky with children into something incredibly special. Mini Travellers absolutely LOVED their Family Friendly Tapsy Tours of Rome a few …

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Ultimate Family Guide To Disneyland Paris
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Ultimate Family Guide To Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is one of the most magical places in the world to visit with kids. If you are a planning a family getaway to Disneyland then here’s everything you need to know about a family trip to Disneyland Paris; from where to stay, to what to do, to how …

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Ultimate Guide to Paris with Kids
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Things to do in Paris with Kids

I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for Paris and know where my favourite places are, but as we are heading to Paris next year with the kids for the first time, I put a callout for some fellow bloggers to tell me all about their favourite Things …

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Things to do in Paris with Toddlers

We are off to Paris next year and whilst it’s now been a few years since I had toddlers, as I’ve been checking out what we are going to do when we are there, I have been reminded of all the things you can do in Paris with Toddlers. NB: …

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Art Detectives Tour with Europe 4 Kids in Florence | Family Friendly Tour of the Uffizi

During our week at Villa Pia we spent an afternoon in Florence and had a family friendly tour of the Uffizi. It was due to be a full day in Florence but due to some bad planning on my part, I thought I’d booked my tours for Thursday and I …

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36 Hours in Bologna with Kids
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36 Hours in Bologna with Kids

Ahead of our trip to Villa Pia in Umbria we spent 36 hours in Bologna with Kids.  Read on to see what we got up to and what are our top tips. Why Bologna with Kids? Our decision to visit Villa Pia at October half term was decided upon when …

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The Best Hotel Crèches In Europe and Beyond (Under 2’s)

Discover these amazing hotel crèches in Europe and beyond You could be forgiven for thinking that holidays are put on hold when you have a young family. Nothing could be further from the truth though if you can find the right hotel that specialises in catering for infants and toddlers. …

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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa, Newquay

My family and I have spent the most lovely weekend in Cornwall in May 2015. One of our favourite places to head to with beautiful coastline and stunning scenery, a relaxed way of life, and plenty to do for all, come rain or shine. Now usually when you think of …

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Childcare at Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percée, Tignes

As part of our trip to Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percee in Tignes, with Mark Warner we we were offered free child care for the three girls all day and into the evening. Had we had to pay for this it would have cost £180 per child for the week.  Before …

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Family Day Out to Porto Katsiki Lefkada – Ten Top Tips

Porto Katsiki in Lefkada is often voted one of the ten best beaches in Greece. At the southern tip of Lefkada and 45 minutes from Mousses where we are staying we wondered if it was worth making the effort to visit Porto Katsiki. Could the view really be that good? …

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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany
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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany

Josselin is a beautiful medieval town in Brittany set on the river Oust. Josselin boasts a beautiful château, a bustling town square with restaurants, cafes and a busy Saturday market.  Combine those with a warm and welcoming Bed & Breakfast with a family room on the top floor and you …

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5 Things to do in Elba with Kids

I adore Italy.  In fact I recently wrote a post about why I love Italy so much, yet despite this I still haven’t booked to go back with the kids.  I have however decided it is definitely definitely on the list for next year, but I’ve yet to decide where and …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany

Belle-Île is 9 miles (15km) off the coast of the Gulf of Morbihan in France and is Brittany’s largest island. Belle-Île means quite literally a “Beautiful Isle at Sea” When the island naming committee met around the campfire a few centuries ago I suspect it was a very brief discussion.  …

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The Imperfect Family Holiday in Mallorca

We wanted to get away from London after Christmas, but since we are trying for baby number two, we were not sure until last minute whether I would be able to fly. Of course, we could drive, though it would be a long drive to get anywhere sunny and warm. …

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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France

On our way home from our week exploring Brittany we needed to find something to do close to Cherbourg before our 5pm ferry and so we ended up at the Utah Beach D-Day Museum. We were staying further down in France in Redon, so we wanted to drive the 3-4 …

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A DIY French Alps Summer Holiday to Sospel

A DIY French Alps Summer Holiday with 3 kids and 2 grandparents. Sun, swimming, hiking, bugs and quaint villages. As a child, most of my summer holidays were spent driving round France experiencing the culture, food and scenery. The favourite parts of my trip were always where we had access …

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Lykia World Resort, Olu Deniz, Turkey

Last year we approached my parents and asked if they would like to come on a family holiday with us to Lykia World Resort, Olu Deniz, Turkey. Now, of course this was to spend quality time with my Mum and Dad from my own point of view; and so that …

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Bernisson Monsegur, Dordogne – A Toddlers Playground

Mini Travellers stayed at Bernisson Monsegur in the Dordogne with fabulous friends (Mr & Mrs LH and their 1.5 year old son). In 2013 our eldest was 2.5 and the twins were 1.5 years old.  We flew from Liverpool to Bordeaux with Easyjet. Thanks to Easyjet’s family friendly luggage policy we …

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