Review | 6 Water Bottles www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review | 6 Water Bottles for Every Day Use

It’s not the most exciting post I’ve ever written but I imagine most of you use a water bottle at some point in the week. Whether you take one to the gym, or keep one on your desk at work to try and make sure you’re drinking the recommended six to …

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Ultimate Packing List for Africa with Kids www.minitravellers.com
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Ultimate Packing List for Africa with Kids

The last couple of months have all been about where we are going to stay in Rwanda.  Having decided to go (and here are my 5 reasons why) I have spent a lot of time sorting out the detail of the hotels and the lodges and the travel.  It has …

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CarGo Seat: Travelling With Kids Is About To Get Easier! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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CarGo Seat: Travelling With Kids Is About To Get Easier!

CarGo Seat is a children’s car booster seat that converts into a rolling suitcase and they have just launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund the last stages of safety testing in Europe and an initial manufacturing run. The idea came about when Gary Burns, chief executive of CarGo Seat, was on holiday …

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Top UK Family Travel Bloggers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Top UK Family Travel Bloggers

Being a UK Family Travel Blogger is a very lovely thing to be. Aside from the trips and the experiences that I get to do with the kids, I have also met some of the most like minded, fun and supportive people ever. I am often asked by readers, PR’s, and …

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Review: Lava Bright Sounds 2 Portable Speaker www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Lava Bright Sounds 2 Portable Speaker

We have just returned from a fantastic weekend at Ready Camp and took our Lava Bright Sounds 2 Portable USB/Bluetooth speaker to keep the kids entertained. This speaker is a great addition to our family camping set up. We love being outdoors and anything that makes things easy and doesn’t …

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Review: Vintage Style Leather Camera Bag by Fig Bags www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Vintage Style Leather Camera Bag by Fig Bags

I’ve been looking for a beautiful leather camera bag for a while. My hubby bought me one for Christmas but it didn’t quite do it for me so it went back to the shop.  I kept seeing the beautiful images from Fig Bags on Instagram (do follow them over there …

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Brug www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wunderlife Brug & Rubbastuff Pacmat – Picnic Mats!

We get asked to try out quite a lot of picnic mats here at Mini Travellers and you might think that really there isn’t much that can be different about a picnic mat, and well until last year I’d have probably agreed with you. I mean there are clearly some picnic …

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Review: Yvolution Y Velo Balance Bike www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Yvolution Y Velo Balance Bike

Over the past few years, balance bikes have become increasingly popular in the UK. Rather than the traditional approach of a bike with stabilisers, balance bikes have actually been proven to support the development of gross motor skills such as balance, they are also a pretty quick thing to master …

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Review: TomTom GO 5200 Sat Nav www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: TomTom GO 5200 Sat Nav

The TomTom Go 5200 is a new portable Sat Nav from TomTom, it’s the company I think of when I think of Sat Nav as it was the first brand of Sat Nav I ever owned. The Go 5200 has a five inch touch screen, voice activation, real time traffic …

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Safari Style Clothes for Girls with Bobux and JoJo Maman Bebe www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Fun Safari Style Clothes and Shoes for Girls

We are off to Rwanda in just 6 weeks time. If you want to know why we are going do take a look at my post on  5 Reasons we are Visiting Rwanda with the Kids but I am now in full sorting mode.  Easter Holidays are now over and it …

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Smiling child celebrating 4th july - Independence Day www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Alternative Ideas for Family Holidays in the USA

Looking for a new, family holiday in the USA off-the-beaten-track? Take a look at our suggestions for holidays in the USA; there’s plenty more than Disney World, Orlando, to discover in the land of the free, home of the brave! Here are 5 of the best US holiday destinations for families to explore and …

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Flying Long Haul With A 1 Year Old: A Survival Guide www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Flying Long Haul With A 1 Year Old: A Survival Guide

So you might be thinking of flying long haul with a 1 year old?  Or you might be thinking that ins’t possible? You might also be thinking I’d need a large Gin & Tonic to get through that, or you might be thinking the very thought of it gives you indigestion! …

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milfold - The Grab & Go Booster I Will be Using www.minitravellers.co.
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mifold – The Grab & Go Booster I Will Be Using

There has been a lot of recent discussion in the news about Booster seats. What to use, what not to use, what the new law is and when it comes into effect. So why am I considering using the mifold which isn’t a high backed booster! This isn’t a post …

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Review: Bespoke Photo Books by Ella's Books www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Bespoke Photo Books by Ella’s Books

I take a lot of photographs. I take more photographs than most people I know.  However no matter how many photos you take everyone I speak to seems to have a phone or a digital camera full of photos;  everyone ‘means’ to get round to printing them off and putting them …

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Review: Lap Baby - The Hand Free Seating Aid www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: LapBaby – The Hand Free Seating Aid

The LapBaby is one of those non-essential baby items that just makes life a little easier for you (which is always welcome when you have a new baby!). Every dinner time, or every time my 4 year old asks me to play with him I have to start by deciding …

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How to Travel Like a Lady www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tip: How to Travel as a Lady not as a Bedraggled Mother!

How to travel as a lady and not as a bedraggled Mother? Is that possible? Yes if you treat yourself, as you deserve. After all you likely did all the packing and preparation. If you follow these secret rules you may, just may,  arrive at your destination looking like a …

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Long-term Travelling with Kids - Is it possible? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Long-Term Travelling with Kids – Is It Possible?

A 10-day trip with your kids may be a true challenge, both financially and emotionally. For that matter, travelling with two or three kids may actually seem mission impossible, especially if your budget is tight. But does it really mean that you should now forget the dream of travelling long-term? …

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Tinitell The First Phone Just for Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tinitell The First Phone Just for Kids

When I received an email in early December about Tinitell the new dedicated smartphone for kids, I did wonder whether my children – Izzy and Eve aged 5 and Lily 6 – really needed a mobile phone. I spent quite a long time mooching around Tinitell’s website which I really like, …

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No Adults Allowed – The Appeal of Kids Clubs

When choosing a family holiday, we all want perfect weather, clean and good quality accommodation, a resort offering plenty to do to keep us entertained, and punctual, comfortable flights. But for parents, there’s something else that could prove equally as important as all of the above – and that’s kids’ …

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Finding Dory www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: The Ultimate Disney Collection by Samsonite

Did you know that Finding Dory is out on DVD tomorrow (you can pre-order here!)?  Isn’t that just the perfect present to pop in the kids stocking! You know what else is perfect for Christmas, some luggage from the Ultimate Disney Collection by Samsonite. The collection is available to purchase now …

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BenQ GSi Projector www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Why You Need an Outdoor Projector in Your Life

I suppose I should start by saying you don’t NEED an outdoor projector in your life, not really NEED, but it is amazing how many times we have used this piece of kit since it arrived – and it arrived right at the end of the Summer. Had we had …

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Four Seasons Limassol, Cyprus for a 5 * Family Holiday www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Cyprus at October Half Term

We have just returned from 6 nights in Cyprus at October Half Term and can highly recommend it for some early Winter Sun.  Why? Well the main reason is that it can be sooooo easy! 1 Weather The weather was amazing and perfect for kids. Not too hot that they …

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Amathus Beach Hotel Limassol Cyprus www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Top Tips For Visting Waterparks with Kids

We love waterparks here at Mini Travellers: they get better and better as the kids get older. Mainly because me and hubby are both huge fans of the slides and the more they will go on with us the better. It can however be difficult to decide what to take …

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Travel Games For Children www.minitravellers.co.uk
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6 Free Travel Games to Entertain the Kids on Long Journeys

Are you planning a long journey with the kids? Why not try these six fun (and free) travel games?  As when it comes to entertaining the little ones whilst travelling, it’s not all about activities you can do on the plane or beach. Ever dealt with a hyperactive child on a 2-hour …

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