The truth about travelling India with Kids
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The truth about travelling India with Kids

Even without kids, India is by no means an easy country to travel. The bewildering concoction of noise, chaos and commotion, can be a shocking assault on the senses for any first timer. However, for those that take on the challenge, it may be one of the most rewarding experiences …

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Cape Verde Holidays with a Baby | Mini Travellers
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Cape Verde Holidays with a Baby | Mini Travellers

Almost 9 months in to parenting and we embark on our third bout of travelling with a small person in tow this time a Cape Verde Holidays with a Baby to a TUI All Inclusive! As self-confessed travel lovers, how we spent our annual leave was always going to be …

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Luxury Hotels with 2 bedroom suites and a Kids Club
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Luxury Hotels with 2 bedroom suites and a Kids Club

People presume that booking a family holiday comes with a sacrifice of luxury. But, the belief that 5-star elegant hotels are for adults only rather than families isn’t true at all! You can find Luxury Hotels with 2 bedroom suites and a Kids Club! *Guest Post by the Family Holidays …

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Villa Le Capanne with Bookings for You | Mini Travellers Review
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Villa Le Capanne, Tuscany with Bookings for You | Mini Travellers Review

This is a review, or perhaps it’s fairer to say a gushing love story about a long weekend I spent at Villa Le Capanne in Tuscany, on a trip put together by Bookings for You and the Giovanni Family where we visited as their guests. Country Relais & Spa Le …

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Buying a home to revamp as a holiday let? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Buying a home to revamp as a holiday let?

Buying a home to revamp as a holiday let is not for the faint-hearted ­- but Katy Banner says it led to the best summer of her life. Although the house is now so beautiful she’s finding it difficult to want to let it out to others. Read her story …

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How to Choose an Airbnb www.minitravellers.co.uk
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How to Choose the Best Airbnb

When we decided to head to Porto at February half term we decided to use an Airbnb for the first time. I asked on my Mini Travellers Facebook page what tips people had for how to choose the best Airbnb and you all came up with some great ideas so …

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Ravenglass Camping and Caravanning Club Site Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Ravenglass Camping and Caravanning Club Site Review

We recently visited the Ravenglass Camping and Caravanning Club Site in our motorhome, with our three children (aged,7, 10 and 11) and our dog. We have been to the Lakes a lot but never as far west as Ravenglass – a small coastal village in a quiet and quite remote …

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Top Tips for Visiting Japan with a Baby
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Top Tips for Visiting Japan with a Baby

For anyone who has dreamt of visiting Japan like I have here is a guest post with some Top Tips for Visiting Japan with a Baby Japan is an absolutely amazing country to visit but if you are travelling with a baby, there are some things you should know. Whilst …

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Exploring Porto with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Exploring Porto with Kids

Last week we spent February half term Exploring Porto with Kids. As a family of 5 we flew from Liverpool with Ryanair to Porto for only £220 (yes that price was for all of us) so it was a fabulously cheap thing to do for Half Term. On our first …

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Review | Hotel Costa Calero, Lanzarote www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Hotel Costa Calero, Lanzarote

After a year with no holidays abroad the kids were desperate to go on a ‘proper’ holiday which apparently involves a plane. 3 years ago we had a fabulous October half term break in Lanzarote which had perfect accommodation for a family of five which always seems to be our …

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10 Things to do in Bali with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things to do in Bali with Kids

Hands down one of the best places in South East Asia for a family holiday is Bali. A holiday in Bali caters for all sorts of families.  Families who love adventure, families who want to laze by the pool, families who love shopping, families that love luxury, families that are …

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A magical treehouse adventure – Blackberry Wood
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A Magical Treehouse Adventure – Blackberry Wood

Ever wanted to stay in a Treehouse? Well at Blackberry Wood you can! I feel asleep dreaming of mischievous fairies riding through the woods on the backs of giant rabbits, their backpacks full of forest treasures, acorns, blackberries and magical things… Nothing quite prepares you for the beauty of Higgledy and Piggledy. …

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Where to Stay in Bali with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Where to Stay in Bali with Kids

Hands down one of the best places in South East Asia for a family holiday is Bali. A holiday in Bali caters for all sorts of families.  Families who love adventure, families who want to laze by the pool, families who love shopping, families that love luxury, families that are …

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14 Nights in Malawi | Our Malawi Family Holiday

We’ve been talking on social media about the fact that we are heading to Malawi for Easter and some of you have been asking why Malawi, or maybe why a Malawi Family Holiday? What is there in Malawi, why have you chosen Malawi as your next adventure destination? Lot of …

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Introducing Royal Caribbean and Symphony of the Seas – This is How to Holiday!

Do you worry about taking your kids away somewhere different? Do you fear the unknown? If you do, find out below why you should be taking a look at Royal Caribbean’s newest sound of adventure and the largest cruise ship in the world, Symphony of the Seas, and considering if …

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Which Eurocamp sites are best for families?
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10 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families NOT in France!

Did you know there are Eurocamp Sites NOT in France? I was recently chatting to someone who asked me whether I knew there were Eurocamp sites in places like Italy nowadays.  I said I did know that and was actually a little surprised to find out that it wasn’t something …

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Villages Nature® Paris | Center Parcs and Euro Disney Combined? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Villages Nature® Paris | Center Parcs and Euro Disney Combined?

Are you a fan of Center Parcs here in the UK? Have you ever considered visiting a Center Parcs abroad? Well that’s exactly what Villages Nature® Paris is, a Center Parcs abroad and even better than that it’s a holiday resort close to Disneyland® Paris and the Eiffel Tower too! …

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Santa's Lapland Search for Santa Day | Mini Travellers
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Santa’s Lapland Search for Santa Day | Mini Travellers

Search for Santa Day with Santa’s Lapland Christmas treats for kids don’t get much better than going to Lapland and meeting the real Father Christmas – do they?  They don’t but you do need to think about a few things to get the best out of it!  So please do take some …

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Winter Activity Ideas for Families www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Winter Activity Ideas for Families

Fancy a snow holiday but not sure if skiing is your thing? Don’t let that dissuade you from taking a trip to the mountains this winter; at Pierre & Vancances, skiing is just the tip of the iceberg! This winter, Pierre and Vacances offers a vast variety of fun winter …

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The Lodges at New House Farm | Luxury Lodge on the East Sussex and Kent Border

Find out what Heledd and her family thought of The Lodges at New House Farm   I love a winter getaway, a chance to leave the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparation behind, and just relax and enjoy this beautifully festive time of year. Late last year Heledd from Running in Lavender …

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Family Holiday at La Vallée in Normandy with Eurocamp www.minitravellers.co.uk
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8 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Northern & Central France

Here are 8 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Northern & Central France When faced with the Eurocamp website though and over 190 parcs in 10 European countries, including family favourites France, Spain and Italy. Where do you choose? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for families? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for Families in Northern & Central …

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Which Martinhal Resort Is Best For You? | Family Friendly Accommodation in Portugal

If you have googled family friendly holidays in Europe or a variation on that theme one of the places that always comes up is Martinhal in Portugal.  It has a very loyal repeat customer base, gets excellent Tripadvisor reviews and the photos of the resort are stunning. However whilst there …

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Santa's Lapland and our arrival at Saariselka Inn | Mini Travellers Family Travel
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Santa’s Lapland and our arrival at Saariselka Inn | Mini Travellers Family Travel

Getting to Santa’s Lapland and Saariselka Inn On Christmas Eve we set off on our once in a lifetime trip to Santa’s Lapland with three very excited little girls. You may have seen in our earlier post that we had only told them about the trip at the beginning of …

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Best Eurocamp Sites for Families www.minitravellers.co.uk
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7 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Southern France

Here are  7 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Southern France When faced with the Eurocamp website though and over 190 parcs in 10 European countries, including family favourites France, Spain and Italy. Where do you choose? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for families? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for …

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