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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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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Things to do in Orlando besides Theme Parks for all the Family

We all know that Orlando is where you head to when you want to do Disney, but what if you aren’t a Disney fan, or you’ve been and done the Disney thing before and want a change of scenery.  What things are the things to do in Orlando besides Theme …

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NOVASOL Self-catering Rentals | Affordable Rentals Abroad‎ plus WIN a bundle of holiday goodies worth £200

Self Catering Rentals are all the rage these days aren’t they with a number of different companies out there renting properties to people wanting to explore Europe on their own terms. However NOVASOL Holiday Homes stand apart from the crowd with over 50 years experience in the market and with …

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Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families
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Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

The Norwegian Bliss is the newest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. The Norwegian Bliss holds just over 4,000 guests. Yet boasts facilities that ensure families can enjoy and action packed all-inclusive family cruise. But still enjoy chill time and tranquillity should they desire. There are many considerations when booking …

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Are Caravan Holidays Fun?
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Are Caravan Holidays Fun?

For a couple of years the kids have been nagging about their need to stay in a caravan. It would clearly be the best thing ever and this year I gave in. I was about enthusiastic about the prospect of staying in a caravan, as I was about first time …

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7 Places to Visit on a Family City Break in Edinburgh www.minitravellers.co.uk
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7 Places to Visit on a Family City Break in Edinburgh

Edinburgh – a compact, hilly capital city that’s perfect for family fun! With 3 days to spare over the school Easter holidays we decided that a city break with our 8 and 5 year old would be a great way to spend some time as a family.  Recent research from …

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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 Family 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 Family Holidays with a Baby to a TUI All Inclusive! As self-confessed travel lovers, how we spent our annual leave was always going to …

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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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