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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Nyamirambo Women's Center | Umutima Co-operative Kigali www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Protecting Children from Mosquitos with Lifesystems

When you’re travelling to a country like Rwanda where Malaria and Yellow Fever exists, preventing mosquito bites is essential. It’s not something you wonder if you can get away without doing, it’s a basic morning, afternoon and evening ritual. Even more so when you are travelling with children. I mean …

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Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5 www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5

The night before our trip to Corsica with Simpson Travel we stayed overnight at the Sofitel at Heathrow.  This was our second stay at the Sofitel at Heathrow and you can read the review of our first visit here. There is literally no better place to stay if you are …

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Travel Tips: Freeloader Child Carrier www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Freeloader Child Carrier

Find out why the Freeloader child carrier is a great option for holidays and days out.

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Learning to Ride a Bike | #BraveByNature www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Learning to Ride a Bike | #BraveByNature

So this Summer we decided it was time for the girls to learn to ride their bikes without stabilisers.  With a few trips coming up that would benefit from them being able to ride, we decided that we needed to put a bit of effort into them learning.  Prior to …

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Summer Styling with Laura Ashley www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Summer Styling with Laura Ashley

Now I usually stay away from these sorts of posts as I am by no means stylish. I like clothes but have a love hate relationship with my figure and you won’t often find full length pictures of just me without the kids. However when I went to the fabulous …

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Books to Read on Holiday www.minitravellers.co.uk
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25 Books to Read on Holiday

I love reading books on holiday. It’s my favourite thing to do. I mean actual books too. I fill the suitcase with book after book after book.  I read fiction and non-fiction of all types but I do love reading books about the country I’m in at that particular time …

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Silver Cross Avia Stroller| Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Silver Cross Avia Stroller| Review

We recently put the Silver Cross Avia Stroller through its paces at Cornbury Festival and it proved to be a nifty little ride. When you go away with toddlers, their mode of transport has a large impact on how smoothly things will go. Wrestling a small child as well as …

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Travel Tips | Review of Sleepyhead Grande Pod www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Review of Sleepyhead Grand Pod

Find out what Alicia thought of the Sleepyhead Grand and whether it’s a good option for travelling.

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How to Enjoy a Holiday with Toddlers and Actually Get a Break www.minitravellers.co.uk
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How to Enjoy a Holiday with Toddlers and Actually Get a Break

Can you enjoy a Holiday with Toddlers and get a break? Before we went on our first holiday with our daughter, 8 month old Chloe, a friend told me to erase all memories of previous holidays because it will never be the same! You have to Adjust your Expectations.   You …

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Travel Tips: Splash About Swimwear for Babies www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Splash About Swimwear for Babies

When going abroad with the prospect of sun, sea and sand one of the first things in the case is swimwear. Hugh could spend hours on the beach so we needed something for Matilda, even at 8 weeks old. Knowing that swimwear for a baby is a little more complicated …

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Travel Tips | Review of Ergo Pouch Sleeping Bag www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips | Review of Ergo Pouch Sleeping Bag

So what is the Ergo Pouch Sleeping Bag An organic cotton sleep suit that can be converted into a sleeping bag with legs, perfect for walkers or moving baby to a car seat. I reviewed a 1.0 Tog sleep suit bag in size 8-24 months. My little boy is 19 …

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Travelling with Children | Is it Better by Train? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travelling with Children | Is it Better by Train?

For most the 6 Week Summer Holidays start tomorrow, Friday 21st July.  The end of school term and the start of the school holidays always sees increased traffic on our already congested roads as thousands of us make a break for the seaside, the airport, our childhood homes, or simply …

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DFDS Ferry Dover to Calais
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DFDS Ferries – Better than Flying?

We have just returned and survived a 2000 mile road trip to the south west of France with a 5 year old and a 9 year old. In fact  more than survive, we thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our touring holiday. Having found a campsite near Torreilles, close to the …

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Camping with a Baby www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Top Tips for Camping with a Baby

Here are some top tips for Camping with a Baby. Most people I chat to start with the premise that it can’t be done, shouldn’t be done, or that they simply wouldn’t do it! However here are some Top Tips for Camping with a Baby from me and some other …

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6 Tips for Better Sleep When You Travel www.minitravellers.co.uk
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6 Tips For Better Sleep When You Travel

When we travel sleeping is one of the things I obsess about the most, both before we go and when we are there. Granted this obsession is relaxing a little now the kids are getting older, but I am still asking myself a variety of questions such as: What time …

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