Category Archives: Travel tips

City breaks with kids: book giveaway

Many parents tend to avoid city breaks once they have children. True, it can seem easier to go somewhere where they can play in the sea all day or sit by a pool and eat ice cream, but many cities … Continue reading

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Family travel tips – do what you want to do

Mark Warner is asking bloggers for their family travel tips as part of their bloggers’ challenge. As a family travel journalist this is something I have written about MANY times, and indeed an entire book. But looking back through the … Continue reading

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Win a P&O Mini Cruise

For me, the jury is still out on family cruising. I’ve never been on a cruise with the kids, and am torn between thinking it would be brilliant – on-tap entertainment for the kids, all our meals made and no … Continue reading

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Worst holiday ever

This is by no means new but I was just reminded of it by Globetrotting Mama so I thought I’d share it again. These are all apparently real complaints made by holiday makers, according to Thomas Cook and ABTA. Very … Continue reading

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How do you choose where to go on holiday?

With the children back at school and the days already cooling down, I am already starting to think about what we should do next summer. Because my husband and I are both freelance, we never know how much work/money we … Continue reading

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Road to Rouen by Ben Hatch

I’d been looking forward to Ben Hatch’s new book Road to Rouen – this might sound slightly tragic but Ben was the first author I ever tweeted to say how much I enjoyed a book after reading his first book, … Continue reading

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Summer in the mountains

Summer is rapidly approaching (or at least, it is if you don’t live in the UK 🙂 ) and we have started thinking about how we should spend our holidays. Kids in France get EIGHT WEEKS off in summer (even … Continue reading

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