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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 ferry since 1997 and a …

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8 Things To Do In Plymouth Before You Catch The Ferry To France

For many travellers, Plymouth is often seen as little more than a transport hub for connecting ferry services to France. As such, the most the average traveller gets to see of the city is the odd pub or fast food outlet in the vicinity of the ferry port. Which is something of a shame, as …

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14 Places to Holiday in France and Spain with Teenagers

Heading to the continent with teenagers in-tow treads that very fine line between nerve-wracking and terrifying. And not just the continent either – pretty much any holiday where you’ll be expected to entertain older kids or adolescents. Get it right and you’re looking at fun-filled family memories to last a lifetime. Get it wrong and …

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Driving to France this Summer – What You Need to Know!

Our DFDS ferry is booked and my Mini Travellers are excitedly ticking off their holiday countdown in preparation for their holidays. So if you are driving to France this Summer here is what you need to know! We are taking our car with us so we can really explore the area. I’ve been doing a …

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