Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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Lille with kids – the Ultimate Guide

Our first stop on our 2 week French road trip was the beautiful city of Lille. Home to jaw-dropping French architecture, wide open spaces and the type of French cuisine that make this country so foodie famous. We absolutely loved our short stay and after reading this guide to Lille with kids I hope you

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Coco Tams Koh Samui – A beachside restaurant in Bophut

One of the things I loved about Koh Samui was the many modern, relaxed restaurants with great views out to sea. They’re all super child friendly and we often spent several hours over lazy dinners and cocktails whilst the kids played in the sand. If you’re wondering where to eat near the fisherman’s village on

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fisherman's village in koh samui at nightime

Visiting the fisherman’s village Bophut, Koh Samui

The Fisherman’s village, Bophut is one of the must visits on the beautiful Island of Koh Samui. Home to traditional style buildings which now house boutique style shops and cafes the vibe is stubbornly “old meets new’. But is it worth the trip to the North of the island? Unsurprisingly it was originally a thriving

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seat cushions on golden sand bophut beach boats in the background

Ultimate guide to Bophut Beach, Koh Samui with kids

Beaches on the gorgeous Thai island of Koh Samui are plentiful and stunning. There are so many to visit it can be hard to decide which will be best for a day with the kids. If you’re looking for somewhere with soft sand, child friendly activities and plenty of places to eat then you can’t

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the glass pyramid of the louvre in paris

2 weeks in France, our French Road Trip Itinerary

Over summer we spent a magical 2 weeks in France. We travelled from the UK by ferry and car heading straight through the centre of the country all the way down to Bordeaux and back, trying to take in some of the lesser explored parts of the Country. Here’s our French road trip itinerary so

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runswick bay beach one of the most beautiful places in Yorkshire

Beautiful places in Yorkshire – Runswick Bay Beach

If you’re looking for beautiful places in Yorkshire, you can’t really go wrong with Runswick Bay Beach. In 2020 The Times named it the “beach of the year” for its dramatic location, sweet town and local wildlife. But what does a day at Runswick Bay beach actually offer? The answer is loads! On first look

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wildlife pool seen through long grass at serenity camping near whitby

Camping Near Whitby – Serenity Campsite Review

Being a massive lover of the great outdoors it does surprise me how rarely we actually camp. The ten year old and hubby are not huge fans of a night under canvas, mainly due to the unpredictable British weather. But I still find something temptingly adventurous about it all. This year my best friend of

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girl climbing on rocks on a beach in cornwall she is holding a red bucket

The Best Holidays with kids, UK

As much as I love jetting off to a glamorous new destinations I also love a UK staycation. Especially when traveling with kids. The lack of airport stress, language barrier and culture shock make it simple and enjoyable for the whole family. This year in particular I imagine much of us will be looking within

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view of whitley bay beach

Whitley Bay Beach – the Ultimate Guide

A hugely popular seaside town in the North of England is Whitley Bay. Home to all you would expect from a UK staycation with all the family friendly features you could hope for. Whitley Bay Beach is one of our favourites in the area. Here’s all you need to know before your visit. This post

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view across the sea toward the village of seaham on a cliff

Seaham Beaches you need to visit

Seaham, UK is located along the Durham heritage coastline and is the perfect place for a family holiday in the North East. It’s a lovely seaside town offering a wealth of kid friendly activities and some great opportunities to jump in waves and build some sandcastles. Here are some Seaham beaches you need to visit

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rounded boulders on a beach in asia

Destination Guide Asia with kids

My very favourite place to visit with my daughter is Asia. If I don’t take a trip to South East Asia at least once a year, I start to go a little crazy. It’s not just the weather, although you can definitely find somewhere warm at any time in the year. But also the food,

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