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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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GK Beach Hotel in Crete with Simpson Travel
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GK Beach Hotel in Crete with Simpson Travel

Right at the end of the Summer we booked a last minute trip to GK Beach Hotel in Crete with Simpson Travel. It was booked because we needed a week of rest and relaxation and if that’s what you’re after then this place definitely fits the bill. NB: We paid …

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Holiday Village Tenerife | All Inclusive Tenerife
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Holiday Village Tenerife | All Inclusive Tenerife

Holiday Village Tenerife is the epitome of All Inclusive Tenerife. It is part of the Be Live Hotel; Costa Los Gigantes, situated near Playa de la Arena – the quieter, calmer little sister of Playa de las Americas which is half an hour down the road. We actually saw very …

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15 Top Tips for Visiting Siam Park, Tenerife with Kids
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15 Top Tips for Visiting Siam Park, Tenerife with Kids

Siam Park, Tenerife is widely regarded as one of the best water parks in Europe if not the world – they have in fact just been named the world’s best water park by TripAdvisor for the 5th year in a row. Dave visited Siam Park last year on a stag do and …

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15 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles with Kids

Here are our 15 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles with Kids! *This is a post created in collaboration with Luxury Retreats. When I think of Los Angeles I imagine Hollywood and fabulous people, I think of driving in in an open top convertible having driven down the Pacific Coast Highway, …

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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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A DIY French Alps Summer Holiday to Sospel www.minitravellers.co.uk (1)
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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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Mid Week break at Ribby Hall Village
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Mid Week Break at Ribby Hall Village

Over the Summer Holidays we had a mid week break at Ribby Hall Village near Blackpool. So what did we think?  We had visited Ribby Hall in 2014 when the children were 4 and 3 and were keen to find out what had changed and what had improved. NB: We …

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North Yorkshire’s Best-Kept Secrets with Sykes Holiday Cottages
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North Yorkshire’s Best-Kept Secrets with Sykes Holiday Cottages

This Summer me and the girls spent some time in North Yorkshire with Sykes Holiday Cottages. Sykes Holiday Cottages challenged us to find some of North Yorkshire’s best kept secrets and to try out some of the counties lesser known activities whilst staying in the area. NB: We were guests …

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Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Sites Review
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Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Site Review

We’ve just spent the most glorious week camping at Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Sites in our motorhome on the stunning Northumberland coast. We used to spend a week up in Northumberland every September before the kids started school, and our last visit was just after our youngest was born 8 …

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Family Holiday in Southport
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Family Holiday in Southport

We are big fans of an English seaside resort, so were delighted to be invited to have a family holiday in Southport during the summer holidays, sampling some of the town’s numerous attractions. NB: Jane and her family were hosted on their family holiday in Southport and invited to participate …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Places in France Perfect for a Family Holiday

The key to a successful and enjoyable family holiday lies in two things – simplicity and entertainment. So here are 10 Places in France Perfect for a Family Holiday. NB: This post has been created in collaboration with Brittany Ferries. First of all, it needs to be quick, easy and …

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Primrose Farm Barns in Roughton, Norfolk
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Primrose Farm Barns in Roughton, Norfolk

With Craig complaining about not driving far away from home, North Norfolk seemed the ideal solution for May half term. Looking at various properties on Norfolk Cottages, my eye was drawn to Primrose Farm Barns in Roughton. With three cottages sharing an open space, play area and most importantly, a …

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New Barn Farm | Featherdown Campsite near London
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New Barn Farm | Featherdown Campsite near London

Katie Gregory from There We Go went glamping with her family at New Barn Farm – a Feather Down campsite in Carlton, Bedfordshire. Here’s what they thought of their stay… We’ve just got back from a weekend glamping at New Barn Farm, a luxury Feather Down campsite that’s an hour’s …

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Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park  | Best Safari in Africa?
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14 Nights in Malawi | Our Malawi Family Holiday with Responsible Safari Company

We spent 14 nights in Malawi over Easter and some of you asked why Malawi, or maybe why a Malawi Family Holiday? What is there in Malawi, why did you chose Malawi as your next adventure destination? Lot of questions as to why? The answer put simply was why not! …

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Domwe Island | Lake Malawi Accommodation

We spent two nights at Domwe Island which is 2 kms offshore from Cape Maclear. Domwe Island is a basic but simply stunning island with some incredible views of Lake Malawi.  It’s quirky and was perhaps our favourite of the Lake Malawi Accommodation we stayed at. To be honest I …

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La Grande Métairie in Carnac with Eurocamp
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La Grande Métairie in Carnac with Eurocamp

This half term we decided to head back to France and spend a week exploring the south coast of Brittany with our three children. We booked into La Grande Métairie in Carnac for another week of adventures. NB Emma & Ian and family were hosted by Eurocamp but all views and …

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Kalkan Regency Hotel | Family Friendly Hotel in Kalkan, Turkey
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Kalkan Regency Hotel | Family Friendly Hotel in Kalkan, Turkey

We’ve just had the most fabulous week at a family friendly hotel in Kalkan, The Kalkan Regency Hotel, hosted by Simpson Travel.  I know already that I am going to be raving about this place for some time to come, and could genuinely see us returning again very soon. If …

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Family Camping at Conkers Camping and Caravanning Club Site and a Day Out at Conkers Forest
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Bonkers About Conkers! Family Camping at Conkers Camping and Caravanning Club Site and a Day Out at Conkers Forest

With the prospect of a record-breaking second sunny May bank holiday, we decided to pack up Donald Trump (our motorhome) and head down to Conkers Camping and Caravanning Club site in the heart of the New Forest in Derbyshire for the weekend. Located a few miles from the spa town …

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Pumulani Lodge Review | Robin Pope Safaris
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Pumulani Lodge Review | Robin Pope Safaris

What can I say about Pumulani Lodge from Robin Pope Safaris that hasn’t already been said by the countless 5* reviews on Tripadvisor.  It’s stunningly beautiful, service is exceptional and the villas have a greater square footage than most London flats. We arrived at Pumulani Lodge from Domwe Island where …

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Club Makokola now The Makokola Retreat | Malawi Beach Resort
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Club Mak now The Makokola Retreat | Malawi Beach Resort

Club Makokola, Club Mak, The Makokola Retreat – it’s had many names but this Malawi beach resort situated right on Lake Malawi is popular with visitors to Malawi due to its airstrip, beach front location and its large size. With 50 plus rooms it’s one of the largest of the …

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Arch Barn in Pembrokeshire Wales with Costal Cottages
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Arch Barn in Pembrokeshire Wales with Coastal Cottages

Blessed with the prospect of rare sunshine over the May bank holiday and the chance of a short break in the breath taking country side of Pembrokeshire, meant that I was only too happy to oblige when Mini Travellers asked me to review Arch Barn, courtesy of Coastal Cottages. I …

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Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park  | Best Safari in Africa?
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Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park  | Best Safari in Africa?

We decided upon a family saying in Malawi, the worse the road was, the better the accommodation at the end of it, and boy did that sum up the incredible Mvuu Camp. After what seemed like an eternity on a really very bumpy road we arrived at the gates of …

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Memories Splash, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Discussing Is Punta Cana Safe?
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Memories Splash, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

We recently visited the Memories Splash resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Before we booked here, I was quite anxious about going to the Dominican Republic, I wondered is Punta Cana safe but I also worried about the risks of getting poorly from poor hygiene. Is Punta Cana Safe? If you …

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