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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Reviews February 2021

One of my favourite things about stories is that they can transport you to another world, if only for a bit. With that in mind I’ve chosen a brilliant selection of new children’s books to transport young readers away from the tedium of lockdown and into the lives of some fantastic characters; from little bears …

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Top 5 villa rentals in Italy for families with children

In Italy, family – la famigila – means everything. Italians tend to operate as close family units spanning several generations and it’s commonplace for families to sit and enjoy dinner together regularly. Older family members are respected and in turn, the older generation have a love and admiration for the young ones coming through. All …

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Ideas for anyone self-isolating or home schooling their children!

I can’t imagine I’m the only one feeling slightly overwhelmed at the prospect of home schooling my children for the foreseeable future! I’ve reached out to some Publishers and Teachers and have complied a list of free online resources and activity books that I’ve found helpful and I hope will be helpful for others. ACTIVITY …

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Walking With Dragons: Taking A Trip to Indonesia With Children

From kayaking deep into the lush, tropical jungle to hiking up the side of a semi-active volcano, Indonesia offers travellers the opportunity to enjoy some incredible experiences. While there is plenty for adults to enjoy, it’s an absolute paradise for children with the chance to explore and discover some of the most naturally beautiful corners …

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Review of Villa Pia in Umbria | Family Friendly Accommodation in Italy

We arrived at Villa Pia which is situated just over the Tuscan border in Umbria around 4pm. Guests who had arrived the day before welcomed us warmly with a cold beer and a gin and tonic and we felt instantly at home. NB: We were hosted by Villa Pia but all extras such as flights …

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Fabulous Family Friendly Attingham Park | National Trust

Since having our first child 7 years ago, we have been happy supporters of the National Trust; anywhere that offers a place to run around, traffic free paths and more importantly good tea and cake is a winner for us! Having lived in Shropshire since we had our daughter, we have discovered that we are …

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