Legoland Hotel Junior Builders Week at February Half Term www.minitravellers.co.uk
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FREE Printable | Take a Trip with the Lego Family!

If your kids love Lego then we have the perfect printable for you. Keep them occupied your way to your destination with our Lego printable. Draw the Lego family’s faces, what’s in their cases and design their flight tag, You could even print one out for all your family and …

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Review | Tula Free to Grow Baby Carrier
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Review | Tula Free to Grow Baby Carrier

First Thoughts on a Tula Free to Grow Baby Carrier What is it? Tula Free to Grow is an ergonomic 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 …

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Getting back into your own bed after travelling!
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Getting back into your own bed after travelling!

Why there’s nothing better than getting back to your own bed after travelling! *This post is brought to you by Sleepadvisor.org Travel is a great thing. It gives us experiences and memories that others only dream of, without ever taking the necessary steps to make those dreams come true. Those …

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Review | Toddlebike2 the balance bike for the Under 3’s

Wondering whether a balance bike for the Under 3’s is worthwhile? Find out what our reviewer thought of the Toddlebike2. What is the Toddlebike2? Toddlebike2 is a pre balance bike for the under 3’s. It fills a gap between baby ride-on toys and bikes/scooters designed for older children. It has …

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Keeping the kids occupied with this FREE ‘i-spy’ printable

We’ve all been there, up at 5 am, setting off to the airport, everyone is extremely excited even all the way through check-in and then you’ve got half an hour to kill before boarding the plane. What do you do to keep the kids occupied then? You pop out the printables, …

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Review | Keen Waterpoof Boots www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review | Keen Waterpoof Boots

If you’re wanting Waterproof Warm Boots do take a look at our review of Keen Waterpoof Boots. Packing for our trip to Lapland this Christmas was fairly tricky. What were the kids going to wear, how many layers would they need to take, what coats, scarves and gloves would we …

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Sambro Disney Princess Bag
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Ryanair have changed their cabin bag policy! | January 2018

I received notification this morning that Ryanair have changed their cabin bag policy and at first I was horrified! I have recently booked flights to Porto with Ryanair from Liverpool Airport for a fabulous price of only £220 return for the 5 of us at half term.  I decided to …

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Holiday at Home Richmond
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How to keep your home safe when you’re away with the kids

A few tips on how to keep your home safe when you’re away with the kids *Guest Post from Banham Going away with the little ones can be an unforgettable experience, but you can never be too careful. Security experts at Banham have pointed out that thieves can tell if …

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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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11 things you need to keep the kids occupied when travelling – FREE PRINTABLE

“Are we there yet?!” Traveling with kids can be such a chore, you’ve spent months planning your amazing trip, the last few days packing and your 30 minutes into your journey and the kids start asking “Are we there yet?”. Here at Mini Travellers, we know exactly how you feel, …

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how to swap the daily commute for a week in the sun
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How to Swap the Daily Commute for a Week in the Sun

Can you swap the daily commute for a week in the sun and if you can how much would it cost? NB: This is a collaborative post with Love Holidays Perhaps at this time of year more than any other our thoughts turn to warm seas and blue skies and …

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Cameras for all the Family! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Cameras for all the Family!

Last Minute Christmas Present Ideas?  What about a camera? We are a family who takes photographs. From time to time hubby has done this at a professional level and has been commissioned to take some fabulous photos at weddings.  If you see excellent photos on this blog they have usually …

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10 Educational Apps for Kids aged 4-6

We are huge fans of iPads when we travel. We restrict the use of them during term time, but when we travel in the car, on the aeroplane, or on the ferry we do let the kids play to pass away the time.  Recently I’ve been asked a few times …

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Printing Memories with HP Sprocket Photo Printer www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Printing Memories with HP Sprocket Photo Printer Bundle

Do you ever feel like some occasions pass in a blink of an eye and you don’t get chance to remember them? Then you need the HP Sprocket Photo Printer. I’ve tried to get better over the last few years about printing photo books from holidays or actually getting photos …

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10 Travel Essentials for a Luxury Trip

We are currently spending 5 nights in Oman WITHOUT the children…. It isn’t hard to find Luxury Hotels in Oman there are so many to choose from! We flew with British Airways using our air miles in business class which we’ve never done together before and the whole experience was …

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Review: BenQ TreVolo S Bluetooth Speakers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: BenQ TreVolo S Bluetooth Speakers

Our review of the BenQ “TreVolo S” Bluetooth Speakers *We were sent the TreVolo S speakers to review. BenQ make Bluetooth speakers. Who knew. And very good ones at that! First things first I like simple things. Before we get to the sound, for me the most important thing for …

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Travel Tips: GoGo squeeZ snacks | Mini Travellers Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: GoGo squeeZ snacks | Mini Travellers Review

We were recently asked to try out the GoGo squeeZ snack range of fruit snacks and YogurtZ pouches in a variety of flavours. *NB This is a collaborative post with GoGo squeeZ. We had some friends over for the weekend and were going on a walk out to some islands near us, …

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Quick Ferry to France or Slow Ferry to France? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Quick Ferry to France or Slow Ferry to France?

On our trip to Brittany in August we took the slow ferry to France from Portsmouth to Caen and the quick ferry back from Cherbourg to Portsmouth here is what we thought of both options. We haven’t done Ferries since the kids were born. In fairness I haven’t taken a …

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Review: BookBeat the new audio book streaming service www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: BookBeat the new audio book streaming service

Why BookBeat – the new audio book streaming service – is the perfect travel companion! This post is in collaboration with BookBeat. For £12.90 per month, BookBeat gives listeners unlimited access to thousands of audiobooks, which you can access whenever they like, through your phone. BookBeat is only available in the UK. …

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Muddy Puddles Puddleflex Wellies | Not Just Ordinary Wellies www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Muddy Puddles Puddleflex Wellies | Not Just Ordinary Wellies

You can read what we thought of Muddy Puddles Puddleflex Wellies and Enter our Competition to WIN a Pair at the Bottom of the Post too. We have had quite a lot of wellies here at Mini Travellers. In fact we’ve had wellies from Muddy Puddles before. However one of …

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Travel Tips: Why I Always Pack Dioralyte www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Why I Always Pack Dioralyte

Every time we go away I take a bag of medical supplies with me. I keep it in the cupboard, pack it every time and hope we never need to use it. However when we went as a family to Rwanda earlier this year my medical bag (actually bags) were …

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Travel Tips: Craft Time Mosaics www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Craft Time Mosaics

Craft Time Mosaics are perfect for travelling with kids! Earlier in the Summer we got a large box of individually wrapped Craft Time Mosaics from Brainstorm for the girls to take away on holiday. Anyone who knows me well will know that I don’t just dislike craft, I positively detest it, …

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Review: Lullaby Shade for Buggies www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Lullaby Shade for Buggies

Does the Lullaby Shade for Buggies work? With both my children I have used shades to create a dark environment for them to sleep in their buggies. My mum could never understand it and often joked about ‘sensory deprivation’, but do you know what, it seemed to work. It does …

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The Kidunk Outdoor Suit for Pre-Schoolers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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The Kidunk Outdoor Suit for Pre-Schoolers

During our recent visit to the Just So Festival, drawn by the appeal of bubbles, a sandpit and some fabulous craft, we bumped into the lovely people at Kidunk Clothing and were asked to review their new outdoor suit especially designed for pre-schoolers who like to get messy! Super practical …

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