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The Original Tour Hop on Hop Off Bus – A Great Way to See London

Usually when I visit a city, I plan ahead by identifying what attractions I would like to see and then plan a route / days around it.  So when I started planning our trip to London for October half-term I did just that.  Then I came across The Original Tour and realised there was a …

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Why you shouldn’t use the Paris Metro!

I know that’s an inflammatory headline but I’ve actually calmed down a lot about the experience since I first drafted this post and I still feel like this! We travel a lot as regular readers of this blog will know, and this year alone have used the subway in New York, the London Underground, Berlin …

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Miniatur Wunderland with Kids | Things to do in Hamburg with Kids

I can’t believe we weren’t going to take the kids to Miniatur Wunderland. I’d seen the adverts, had even been given complimentary tickets to try it out, but when I read about it – it’s basically a large model railway I assumed it wouldn’t be something we would like. How wrong I was – we …

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The Elbphilharmonie Plaza with Kids | Things to do in Hamburg with Kids

Elbphilharmonie ( pronounced as Elb-phil-har-mo-nie) is a world class concert hall comprising of three concert halls, a Westin hotel, 15 floors of 45 apartments, an 80-metre escalator – the longest in Europe and a plaza flaunting 360° panoramic views of the city. The Elbphilharmonie dominates the skyline in Hamburg and pretty much wherever you are …

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Chocoversum Chocolate Museum | Things to do in Hamburg with Kids

When we read about the Chocoversum Chocolate Museum in Hamburg I knew we had to go. We are dedicated chocolate lovers and this seemed like a great excuse to eat more chocolate in the disguise of learning all about how it was made.  What a perfect thing to do in Hamburg with Kids. So what …

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Family Friendly Tours in Florence | Tapsy Tours

We know from experience that doing family friendly tours in cities with people who know the city like the back of their hand can turn a trip from something quite tricky with children into something incredibly special. Mini Travellers absolutely LOVED their Family Friendly Tapsy Tours of Rome a few years back so when we …

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Art Detectives Tour with Europe 4 Kids in Florence | Family Friendly Tour of the Uffizi

During our week at Villa Pia we spent an afternoon in Florence and had a family friendly tour of the Uffizi. It was due to be a full day in Florence but due to some bad planning on my part, I thought I’d booked my tours for Thursday and I had in fact booked them …

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