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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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Mini Travellers Printables
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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 with Kids

Plan your Lapland adventure this year with my top tips for visiting Lapland on a family holiday.

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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!

Need to keep the kids entertained on your travels? 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 …

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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

Find out what we thought of the GoGo squeeZ range of fruit snacks.

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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 When Travelling

Discover why I always pack Dioralyte in my medical bag when travelling.

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

Discover why Craft Time Mosaics are a great travel craft or hand luggage idea for kids.

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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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Review: Coleman Rocky Mountain 5 Tent www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Coleman Rocky Mountain Tent | Best 4 Person Tent?

Coleman sent us over their Coleman Rocky Mountain family tent for us to test and review, find out what we thought! Was it the best 4 Person Tent? Before we had children, camping was our staple weekend away…all we needed to do was throw a tent and some sleeping bags …

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Geronimo Festival
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Ultimate Family Camping Packing List for Festivals

So what do you put on a Family Camping Packing List for Festivals? In reality the answer is LOTS of clothes and as little other stuff as possible !  You basically have to pack for a whole British Summer in one weekend if you head to a family friendly festival, …

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Biking in Bobux www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Biking in Bobux

Over this Summer my girls have learnt to ride their bikes.  They have had a lot of fun getting out and about and we are just about to head off to France where they are ‘hopefully’ going to be biking down a popular cycle route in Redon.  We will absolutely …

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