15 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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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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Ten Reasons to go on a Family Villa Holiday with Simpson Travel

Whilst there are many more reasons, here are my Top Ten Reasons why you should go on a Family Villa Holiday with Simpson Travel! To read our full review just click here! 1. Simply Stunning Villas The villas are stunning and often beyond words and have a certain quality to …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany

Belle-Île is 9 miles (15km) off the coast of the Gulf of Morbihan in France and is Brittany’s largest island. Belle-Île means quite literally a “Beautiful Isle at Sea” When the island naming committee met around the campfire a few centuries ago I suspect it was a very brief discussion.  …

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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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Center Parcs at Sherwood Forest – Such a Fantastic Place

‘Center Parcs Sherwood Forest is such a fantastic place’ This was one of my kids comments after this years holiday! We have never been to Center Parcs before, we have also never been on a holiday as this type with the children either so we were just a tiny bit …

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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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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda and Kids! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Villa Gorilla, Kinigi near Musanze Rwanda | Volcanoes National Park

During our 14 days in Rwanda we had the pleasure of staying for 2 nights at Villa Gorilla. Villa Gorilla is located at Kinigi near the headquarters of Rwanda’s famous Volcanoes National Park. It has 4 comfortable rooms, each with private bath and toilet facilities, and it also has a …

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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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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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Bernisson Monsegur, Dordogne – A Toddlers Playground

Mini Travellers stayed at Bernisson Monsegur in the Dordogne with fabulous friends (Mr & Mrs LH and their 1.5 year old son). In 2013 our eldest was 2.5 and the twins were 1.5 years old.  We flew from Liverpool to Bordeaux with Easyjet. Thanks to Easyjet’s family friendly luggage policy we …

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Mousses Villas Lefkada with Simpson Travel Family Friendly Accommodation
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Mousses Villas Lefkada, Greece – Practically Perfect in Every Way

Simpson Travel promised us a lot with Mousses Villas Lefkada and they did not disappoint! It is the holiday destination that 5 years on I still recommend first as one of the best family holiday destinations! As we set our alarm clock for 3.30 am to get up for the …

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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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Travelling to France with Brittany Ferries www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travelling to France with Brittany Ferries

After a very busy and chaotic start to the year my wife and I decided that during the May half term we’d take our three children (age 6, 4, and 2) for a break to France to explore the Normandy Coastline. We choose to the La Vallée campsite with Eurocamp …

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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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