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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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Fab Campsites for Group Bookings
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Fab Campsites for Group Bookings

Recently a friend of mine put a call out on the  Mini Travellers – Your Reviews and Recommendations group, (please do ask to join if you’d like to) asking for any recommendations for campsites that take group bookings, ideally those that have a private space. The brief in the initial request was …

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Kalkan Regency Hotel | Family Friendly Hotel in Kalkan, Turkey
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Mini Travellers Year in Review 2018

In 2015 and 2016 we took 54 and 53 trips respectively.  In 2017 we took 33 trips but with 60 flights between the five of us, so it wasn’t exactly boring either! So what did we get up to in 2018! This year we took less trips but very very exciting …

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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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So in no particular order here are some ideas of things to do in New York with kids!
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Things to do in New York with Kids

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

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5 Reasons to Visit the Philippines with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit the Philippines with Kids

As anyone who follows us already knows, we try and travel as much as we can. Here at Mini Travellers we always try to explore new destinations and try out new adventures. Having said that, we also have to keep our children in mind and plan our trips accordingly. NB: This …

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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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The Perfect Holiday Gone Wrong: What to do When Bad Weather Strikes
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The Perfect Holiday Gone Wrong: What to do When Bad Weather Strikes

Sun, sea, sand, and sightseeing… the 4 essentials to many great family getaways. Unfortunately, these are also 4 things that aren’t always quite so enjoyable in the pouring rain! While Britain may well have a reputation when it comes to bad weather, even the sunniest of shores can turn grey, …

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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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October Half Term at Thorpe Forest Norfolk | Forest Holidays
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October Half Term at Thorpe Forest Norfolk | Forest Holidays

For October half term we fancied something local that involved lots of outdoor activities and family movie time. I came across this little place Thorpe Forest Norfolk with Forest Holidays and it looked perfect.. A cheaper alternative to Centre Parcs, less than 2 hours drive from home and a hot …

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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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Bluestone Wales Ten Top Tips www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Reviews of Bluestone Wales | Center Parcs Alternative

Bluestone Wales is a luxury UK holiday resort which is very popular due to its family friendly accommodation. Here are a number of Reviews of Bluestone Wales for you to consider before booking, it really is a fantastic Center Parcs Alternative. *Please be aware that a number of these reviews are …

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Review of Villa Pia in Umbria | Family Friendly Accommodation in Italy
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Review of Villa Pia in Umbria | Family Friendly Accommodation in Italy

We arrived at Villa Pia which is situated just over the Tuscan border in Umbria around 4pm. Guests who had arrived the day before welcomed us warmly with a cold beer and a gin and tonic and we felt instantly at home. NB: We were hosted by Villa Pia but …

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Review | Beverley Park in Paignton
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Review | Beverley Park in Paignton

Why should you book a stay in a caravan at Beverley Park in Paignton? Location We always holidayed in Devon when I was growing up. 3 generations would squash into my mums VW Beetle and off we would set for the 8-9 hour journey to the English Riviera. So when …

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Kalkan Regency Hotel | Family Friendly Hotel in Kalkan, Turkey
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10 Reasons To Visit Holiday Village Turkey

Back in May Amy from Everything Mummy embarked on their biggest adventure to date and visited the Holiday Village in Turkey. Amy had the best two weeks ever at the Holiday Village Turkey and she wanted to share with you all the reasons you should visit if you are looking …

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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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Dovestone Holiday Park | Lodges, Glamping, Pods in the Peak District
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Dovestone Holiday Park | Lodges, Glamping, Pods in the Peak District

Sometimes you fancy a weekend away, somewhere to completely get away from it all, but without having to spend hours travelling.  We recently found such a place.  Less than 13 miles from the centre of Manchester, bordering the Peak District National Park.  Dovestone Holiday Park is just over an hour …

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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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36 Hours in Boston with Kids
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36 Hours in Boston with Kids

Earlier this summer, we found ourselves with a 36 hours in Boston with kids, sandwiched between 12 days in Florida and a trip to Vermont for a friend’s wedding. For my husband and I, 36 hours in Boston was our chance to have some richly-deserved down time after spending 12 …

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Reasons to Visit Mousses Villas in Greece www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Reasons to visit Mousses Villas in Greece

This year we went back to Mousses Villas Lefkada, Greece. We went back to the same resort, with the same company being Simpson Travel, the exact same two weeks as the year before. A family we met last year were there too, and we took some of our best friends …

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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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