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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Symphony of the Seas www.minitravellers.co.uk
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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 Is Right For You? | Family Friendly Accommodation in Portugal

If you are googling 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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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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Our 2018 Travel Bucket List! | Mini Travellers Family Travel
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Our 2018 Travel Bucket List! | Mini Travellers Family Travel

Inspired by a post I’ve just read from Cathy at Mummy Travels I’ve decided to put together some thoughts on our 2018 Travel Bucket List! We had such amazing years in 2017 and 2016, just click on the years to see those posts, that it’s incredible to think that our …

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20 Top Tips for Visiting Lapland www.minitravellers.co.uk
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20 Top Tips for Visiting 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 here are 20 Top Tips for Visiting Lapland! NB: We travelled …

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Weekend in a Luxury Ski Chalet in Morzine with TG Ski www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in a Luxury Ski Chalet in Morzine with TG Ski

Family Friendly Luxury Ski Chalet in Morzine with TG Ski The weekend before Christmas 2017 I was invited to spend a weekend with TG Ski Holidays in a Luxury Catered Ski Chalet in Morzine with some other travel influencers. The email asked whether I fancied a weekend of sledging, skiing, …

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Mini Travellers Year in Review 2017

In 2015 and 2016 we took 54 and 53 trips respectively. This year we took some fairly exciting trips so as I started writing this I expected the number of trips to be less. We have however taken 60 flights between the five of us, so it hasn’t exactly been …

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How to Tell the Kids they are Visiting Santa in Lapland with Printable Lapland Boarding Pass | Santa’s Lapland

How would you tell the kids you were going to Santa’s Lapland? This Christmas we booked in a trip to Santa’s Lapland in February! We decided before we agreed it all that we weren’t going to tell them in February, as that’s a long time to wait when you’re 39 …

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Camping Fabulous in Rome with Eurocamp www.minitravellers.co.uk
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25 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families!

So which Eurocamp sites are best for families? Eurocamp was a firm family favourite when I was growing up.  I have fond memories of long drives down through France to get to a site, the excitement of finding our tent or our caravan, of kids clubs and trips to the Boulangerie …

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Santa's Lapland for Christmas Day www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Santa’s Lapland for Christmas Day

We are going to Santa’s Lapland for Christmas Day – yes Christmas Day itself! There are so many reasons that this is AMAZING which it obviously is, but here are a few that you may not have thought of and how we are preparing for it! Reasons it is AMAZING …

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Darwin Forest Country Park, Peak District Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Family Friendly Alternative to Center Parcs

10 Family Friendly Alternatives to Center Parcs for you to consider Not everyone loves Center Parcs. It may be out of price range or it may be too big and too overcrowded, so I regularly get asked for alternatives to Center Parcs and what we might recommend. So in no …

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St Mawes Castle Cornwall with kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Still time to get away to Cornwall for Christmas!

Want to get away for Christmas?  Ever thought about heading off to Cornwall and getting all cosy in a cottage for the Christmas break? *NB this post has been created in collaboration with Cornish Horizons There are loads of reasons to spend a week in Cornwall over Winter. It’s significantly …

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