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Choosing a Family Ski Holiday

So as you may know (as I haven’t stopped going on about it) we have been chosen as Mark Warner family ski ambassadors for 2015.  We were chosen based on our post Skiing not just for Daddies. We got to choose a ski holiday for the 5 of us at one …

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Ladies Salopettes by Helly Hansen

The lovely people at the London Designer Outlet, have given us some ladies Helly Hansen salopettes to giveaway to one of our lovely readers.  The London Designer Outlet is the Capitals only Outlet centre with over 70 of the biggest brands at up to 70% off, plus 20 restaurants and coffee …

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Weird But True Playing Cards

We were lucky enough to be sent a pack of Weird But True playing cards at the start of half term. We had my nephews and niece staying over the holidays so they were thoroughly tested by a range of children aged from 3 to 13. Oh, and I might have …

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Ski Clothes for Mum – #MarkWarnerMum

As you may know I have been chosen as a #markwarnermum for 2015. We are going to Tignes soon and we are hoping to show that Skiing is not just for Daddies. We have been collecting together all our ski clothes and are going to run a little series of posts …

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What we learnt from a visit to Alton Towers

Fabulous review of a trip away to Alton Towers by Helen from Casa Costello.  A family blog with tasty recipes, delicious cakes & bakes, easy to follow sugar tutorials and stunning photography.  This post looks at a day trip from a different angle, about what they learnt.  It’s brilliant, as a …

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Ski Clothes for Kids – #MarkWarnerMum

  As you may know I have been chosen as a #markwarnermum for 2015. We are going to Tignes soon and we are hoping to show that Skiing is not just for Daddies. We have been collecting together all our ski clothes and are going to run a little series …

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The Weekend Box – Great Fun but not for the Train!

When we initially said we would review the Weekend Box I thought it might be a great activity to take on the train with us away for the weekend. Here at Mini Travellers we are always looking for new ways to entertain the kids on a trip.  When I received …

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Getting the most out of Family Travel

This is what we got up to today with Travel Republic and Susanna Scott of A Modern Mother/Brit Mums.

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Tips for Disneyland Paris

We’ve read loads of posts about Disney now and are going to try and collect links to them all in one place.  If you have any to share please let us know. Things to buy before you go Accomodation Tips Disneyland Paris in a Day Where to meet the Characters …

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Are your car seats safe enough?

This blog is about family holidays and days out with your children. It is about having fun and spending time with your little ones. It is usually just about smiley faces and sunshine and snow.  However as lots of us will drive to those days out, with our children in …

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Swimming in Splash About Float Jackets

Today we went swimming at the local pool. Our local pool is freezing as it’s an old 1960’s building which really needs knocking down and re-building. Having had a fabulous time in the pool in Lanzarote in November, we had wanted the girls to learn to swim in the new …

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Malcolm and Gerald Personalised T-Shirts

Malcolm and Gerald are a new clothing brand who recently asked if we would like to try out some of their personalised t-shirts. They were kind enough to let us choose which one we wanted to review and even kinder to send us three,  one for each of my girls. Whilst we …

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GOOD NEWS: Air Passenger Duty to be Scrapped for Under 12’s

When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to try it. Air passenger duty (APD) for children under the age of 12 on economy travel will be abolished from May 2015, Chancellor George Osborne …

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Learn to Swim in Splash About

If you are going on holiday and hoping your child will learn to swim then I really cannot recommend the Sun Protection Floatsuits by Splash About highly enough. My daughter started our family holiday in Lanzarote without being able to swim (although she had been having lessons) and finished swimming …

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Flying with Ryanair

Now flying with Ryanair is a pet hate for some. They have a very very bad reputation. But here we are, 3 hours into a 4 and a half hour flight to Lanzarote with 3 kids and I am typing up a blog post to say it’s really not all …

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Travel Essentials for a Family Holiday

What is on our list of travel essentials?  I will of course be following my ten top tips for Flying with toddlers which you can read here (plug plug) but what is essential?  What do I actually take on our family holiday. 1.  Sunglasses This pre-supposes that there will actually be …

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Beating airport security

Ok it’s not the sexiest topic to kick off my new website with but I wanted to write about any easy win we had this year. With 3 children under 4 I have given up any notion of choosing the cheapest airport parking where you have to get yourself and …

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The Best Hotel Crèches In Europe and Beyond (Under 2’s)

You could be forgiven for thinking that holidays are put on hold when you have a young family. Nothing could be further from the truth though if you can find the right hotel that specialises in catering for infants and toddlers. Many hotels claim to be child-friendly but offer little …

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Free Frozen Colouring Pages

Download the 30 free pages of Frozen coloring pages here.  Click on the download button to open the PDF file and then save to your computer to print out when the rain starts! Whilst you are here, why not have a look at some of our recommended day trips for …

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Out and About in Teneriffe

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . This article about places to visit in Teneriffe contains some really good tips. Teneriffe was a great holiday for one of our other guest bloggers who travelled with her twins to Parque Santiago 2. Although …

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Things to do in Palma, Mallorca with Kids

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . This article about places to visit in Mallorca contains some really good tips. Mallorca was a great holiday for one of our other guest bloggers who travelled to the Holiday Village Apart from …

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Tips for taking babies or toddlers to the Seychelles

We received this great blog post with tips in for taking babies or toddlers to the Seychelles written by Expat Mum Seychellesmama who lives out in the Seychelles with her husband and young family. These travelling tips are focused on the Seychelles but can really be applied to many hot …

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Things to do with Kids in New York City

This review of NYC has been written by Jai who is Mummy to be Baby D and blogs over at Kiddy Reviews click here. Kiddy Reviews can also be followed on twitter @KiddyReviews.   We all know the must-dos in New York City. Fifth Avenue for the shopaholics, Central Park …

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Top Ten Tips for Festival Camping with Mini Travellers

Taken from the longer post about the Just So Festival (click here), these are Baby Isabella’s (well her Mummy’s) top ten tips for successful festival camping. Baby Isabella blogs over at Dear Mummy and tweets (clever baby!) @dear_mummy. Our top tips for festival camping 1) Don’t pack too much! No, …

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