Bell Tent Glamping with Bell Tent Boutique
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Bell Tent Glamping with Bell Tent Boutique

From my first click on Bell Tent Boutique’s website, I was hooked on the idea of a Bell Tent and their promise of Happy Bell Tent Glamping. When I called to explain that we were first time campers due to be at our first family festival in just over a …

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Diono Traverze Stroller Review | Lightweight Stroller for Travel
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Diono Traverze Stroller Review | Lightweight Stroller for Travel

We are at the point of not needing a buggy all the time with our nearly 2-year-old because she is always wanting to walk or scoot with her older brother and sister. However, we can’t say goodbye to a buggy just yet especially when we are travelling with the kids. …

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DC Super Heroes Swimwear from Zoggs
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DC Super Heroes Swimwear from Zoggs

I’m sure we all know that DC Super Heroes are not just about boys and that Girls can be Super Heroes too, in fact I wrote a full post about that a while ago.  But Zoggs have just launched a new DC Super Heroes swimwear range with products for women, …

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LittleLife Kids Wheelie Suitcase Bag Review | Luggage for Kids
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LittleLife Kids Wheelie Suitcase Bag Review | Luggage for Kids

Just before we few off to Malawi we were offered some LittleLife Kids Wheelie Suitcases to review. Sadly only two out of the three suitcases arrived but it did give us an excellent chance to review the pros and cons of the kids taking a wheelie suitcase against a rucksack, …

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Summer Reading List _ 20 Summer Reads 2018
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Summer Reading List | 20 Summer Reads 2018

Every year I ask my friends on my Facebook page for their recommended Summer Reads, their favourite books to read on the beach for this year. Here is the Summer Reads 2017. It’s not scientific. I don’t know what they are basing their decisions on. In some case it might …

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Bobux Trainers - Perfect for Adventuring in Africa
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Bobux Trainers – Perfect for Adventuring in Africa

I’m sure if you’ve read this blog for a while you know that we absolutely love Bobux trainers.  Over the years we have had sandals, boots, school shoes and trainers, lots and lots of Bobux trainers. The reason I keep writing about them, and honestly I’m not obliged to keep …

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Review of the Tula Free to Grow Coast Carrier
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Review of the Tula Free to Grow Coast Carrier – After 3 Months of Using

What is the Tula Free to Grow Coast? Tula Free to Grow Coast is an ergonomic lightweight buckle type of baby carrier that can be used from 7-45lbs without adding an infant insert like most carriers. It works by having three width and two height settings to allow for your …

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Review Kids Newport Keen Sandals
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Review Kids Newport Keen Sandals

Last year I wrote about how much we loved the girls Keen sandals when we went to Rwanda, you can see how much the kids used them in our review of the Moxie Sandals and I vowed at the end of the post that we would get them in the …

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10 Long Haul Flight Essentials with Kids
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10 Long Haul Flight Essentials with Kids

So we have recently flown to Malawi from London with our three children aged 7, 6 and 6 and have been asked a few times how we did it – so here are a few of our Long Haul Flight Essentials that made it easier and nicer to do! *We …

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Flying with Kids | Kids Area in Heathrow T5 | Mini Travellers
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Flying with Kids | Kids Area in Heathrow T5 | Mini Travellers

Where is the kids area in Heathrow T5? There are a number of kids areas at Heathrow Airport, in fact each terminal has one but we have flown from T5 a few times and the kids area in Heathrow T5 can be a little tricky to find . The kids …

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4 Ways to Sterilise Bottles when Travelling with a Baby
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4 Ways to Sterilise Bottles when Travelling with a Baby

A simple guide on how to sterilise your bottles when travelling with a baby How do you sterilise your baby’s bottles when you’re travelling? This is a question that keeps coming up and whilst it’s been a while since we travelled with bottles the question is one that was etched …

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British Airways Above & Beyond | Mini Travellers
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British Airways Above & Beyond | Mini Travellers

Yesterday I published a post questioning if  British Airways now a Budget Airline based on an experience on the route between Manchester and London. However it’s only fair to redress the balance with a review of the service on the way home from Pisa to London the same weekend. The whole …

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Is British Airways now a Budget Airline?

Is it fair to say that British Airways is now a Budget Airline? There has been a lot of changes over at British Airway and having taken four flights with British Airways over a long weekend away in Tuscany, I feel like we experienced both the lows and the highs …

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Mia Tui – The Perfect Hand Luggage | Mini Travellers Review

This bag is, in the name of the book that I’m reading,  ‘My Brilliant Friend’. It’s packed as my hand luggage for our 14 nights in Malawi and it not only has room for everything, but it looks super stylish too. Mia Tui means ‘my bag’ in Vietnamese and the range …

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Cuddledry Baby & Me washbag review | Mini Travellers
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Cuddledry Baby & Me washbag review | Mini Travellers

How is it possible that someone so small requires so much ‘stuff’?! So I was delighted when Cuddledry sent us the Baby and Me washbag to test on our trip. We recently travelled to Cape Verde for a week of warm weather (thankfully avoiding the UK snowfall!) and our packing …

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Travel Tips: Solar Buddies roll-on, mess free and reusable sunscreen applicators | Child Friendly Sun Cream

Solar Buddies have been designed as roll-on, mess free and reusable sunscreen applicators.  Top up with a sunscreen of your choice. Child Friendly and invented by two South Wales mothers who were worried about how their children would be able to independently apply sunscreen in school to protect themselves from the …

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6 Exciting New Unique Travel Games To Add To Your List
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6 Exciting Unique New Travel Games To Add To Your List

We’ve all been there, on our way to that long awaited beach holiday, we’re not even off the motorway and the kids are telling us, ‘I’m bored!’. I don’t think as parents that there is ever a way to stop those dreaded words, but there is definitely ways to keep …

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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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SkyBaby Travel Mattress Review _ Mini Travellers www.minitravellers.co.uk (1)
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SkyBaby Travel Mattress Review | Mini Travellers

We recently flew for around 6 hours with our 9 month old baby to Cape Verde and were intrigued to test out the SkyBaby as given the length of the flight, keeping him – and us – comfy was a real priority.  The SkyBaby travel mattress is meant to be …

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And our survey said...
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And Our Survey Said | Free Travel Game

As a child I have fond memories of mum playing this game with us. She’d say a letter and we would try to pick something the other didn’t, then we would get to M and she would say ‘best person in the world’ and we’d both put ‘mum’ of course, …

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woman´s hand holding piggy bank by the beach
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How to Stretch Your Summer Holiday Budget!

 The summer holidays might seem like a far cry from the wet winter weather we’ve been experiencing recently, but despite this, it’s never too early to start planning for your family’s summer getaway! *NB this is a guest post by icount Recent research has revealed that the cost of summer …

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Travelling with Children | Is it Better by Train? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Cheap Family Train Tickets to and from London Euston | From £65 for 6 People!

Recently it came to my attention that you can buy Family Train Tickets to get you to and from London Euston! This is not a sponsored post in any way, and I’ve not been asked to write it, it’s just a public service announcement about how to get cheaper Family …

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FREE Printable | Are we there yet? Bingo!
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FREE Printable Travel Game | Are we there yet? Bingo!

Half Term may well be over but Easter will be with you before we know it and a lot of us are thinking about that trip we have planned. With all the packing that needs to be done, sorting something out to keep the kids occupied on the journey can …

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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things to do with Kids near Cherbourg while waiting for the Ferry

If you find yourself on the afternoon ferry from Cherbourg at 5pm then here are 10 Things to do with Kids near Cherbourg while waiting for the Ferry. Last year we found ourself needing to head back to the ferry at Cherbourg for 5pm to get the last ferry back home …

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