Family-friendly days out: part twelve

Welcome to part twelve of our series on ‘Family-friendly days out’. How many of you have been up The Shard?  The “Vertical City” in London. The Shard was conceived as a building with multiple uses: a vertical city where people could live, work and relax. It comprises world-class offices, award-wining restaurants, the 5-star Shangri-La Hotel, exclusive […]

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Winter family fun: part five

I’ve always wanted to take the children to Lapland. It’s up there with things like Disneyland and skiing in Canada on the bucket list. I still hope that we will get there one day, as some of the itineraries I have seen look amazing. There is no doubt though that a trip to Lapland is […]

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Family-friendly hotels: pushing the boundaries

Every time we are looking for accommodation somewhere I do extensive research on how family-friendly somewhere is. There are a huge number of hotels that would identify as being family-friendly. Maybe they have themed bunk beds; maybe children get milk, cookies and a movie before bed; maybe they have organic baby food; a soft play centre […]

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Cosy gear for tiny tots

I love winter.  I love getting all wrapped up and heading outside.  I’m not a fan of the wind and rain but the cold is fine with me. It is important to make sure tiny tots are cosy during the chilly weather though, and what works for the car seat might not work for the […]

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Top travel destinations for 2016

Do you enjoy travelling? Perhaps you like a good family adventure? Have you planned your holidays for 2016 yet? If not, why not check out Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016. It is jam packed with some super ideas for travelling, including some surprise places you might not have considered. Here are some of the […]

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