Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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Our magical Palace of Knossos visit

Greek history is simply fascinating. Being one of the oldest civilisations in the world there’s so much we can learn from a visit. The island of Crete is home to many historical locations perfect for a bit of learning on the go. One of the most popular is the Minoan Palace of Knossos near Heraklion.

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exterior of domaine de raba hotel near bordeaux with grape vines outside

Domaine de Raba review – A luxury hotel near Bordeaux

As beautiful hotels go, I don’t think we’ve found many quiet as pretty as the Domaine de Raba in Talence, France. This is a stunning destination hotel near Bordeaux which somehow manages to combine wellness with glorious opulence. We were visiting as a family of three but I imagine it’s also the perfect place for

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singapore gardens by the bay

The perfect 5 days itinerary for Singapore

For me Singapore is an absolutely perfect destination for first time travellers to South East Asia. It’s a melting pot of many different cultures where you can experience as many cultural experiences or western attractions as you like. It feels at the same time homely and exciting. Plus the city is sparklingly clean, friendly and

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harbour beach at st ives

Fabulous things to do in St Ives with kids

St Ives is a hugely popular place to visit in Cornwall with kids. It’s enjoys a brilliant location to the West of the County. The town itself is full of delightful narrow streets, fishing cottages and plenty of bars, restaurants and cafes to keep the whole family fed and watered. Plus it’s easy to walk

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luxury family hotel devon at Soar Mill Cove

Soar Mill Cove, a Luxury Family hotel, Devon

If you’re looking for a luxury family hotel, Devon has several to choose from but by far our favourite is Soar Mill Cove. It has pretty much everything you could need for a holiday to Devon with kids and so much more. Plus it’s super dog friendly meaning you can bring the whole family along.

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white lifeguard truck pulling a trailer on wet yellow sand on Towan beach in Newquay

Fantastic things to do in Newquay with kids

Newquay on the North Coast of Cornwall is an extremely popular place to visit for families due to its perfect location on the dramatic coast and it’s many child friendly attractions. It’s had a bit of a varied reputation over the years, being popular for stag and hen dos and partying teens but recently I’ve

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cathedral in palma de mallorca under a deep blue sky

Palma De Mallorca With Kids

The Balearic Island of Mallorca is a fantastic place for a holiday with kids, only two and a half hours flight from London and beautiful temperatures from Spring to Autumn you wont be disappointed. Places like Alcudia and Puerto de Pollensa can be great to visit for families as there is loads to do with

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the thick stone walled entrance to the bodmin jail experience

The Bodmin Jail Experience, Cornwall

Cornwall has a rich and bloody history. It’s a County full of tales of smugglers and fantastical legend and people who ended up on the wrong side of the law. Where better to learn some of their tales than the Bodmin Jail experience on the edge of Bodmin Moor. This is a brilliant interactive museum

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view across tree branches of a stretch of sea and golden sand beach in koh samui

Ultimate guide to visiting Koh Samui with kids

Thailand is an amazing place to visit with kids. It has stunning scenery, gorgeous beaches and buzzing cities. The people are incredibly welcoming and absolutely adore children. If you’re looking for postcard perfect beaches and a place to relax then you’ll want to explore the islands. Visiting Koh Samui with kids is one of my

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young girl in a white dress sat on a wooden bench on the pentire headland overlooking a cornish beach

Visiting Cornwall with kids. The Ultimate Guide

Cornwall has to be one of the most popular family holiday destinations in the UK. The miles of stunning beaches, many child friendly activities and family friendly hotels make for the perfect UK staycation. If you’re planning a holiday to the South West read on to discover everything you need to know about visiting Cornwall

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the dordogne river from above with a small chateaux on the side

Visiting the Dordogne with kids

France is a great bet for a family holiday, it’s absolutely stunning, the food is delicious and there is an endless array of child friendly activities. But which area to pick? The South West is one of my favourites for weeks of fun, sun and outdoor activities so here is everything you need to know

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huge plate of nachos covered in guacamole, cheese and tomato

Family Friendly Restaurants in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is home to heaps of amazing places to eat ranging from pop up outdoor food trucks to luxurious Michelin starred restaurants. But where are they suitable for kids? Whilst we rarely shy away from fine downing OR street food on our travels we have found some places just aren’t welcoming to kids. So

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models at the hunger games exhibition Las Vegas

Visiting the Hunger Games Exhibition Las Vegas

Do you love the Hunger Games trilogy? Or do you have young kids in the family who watch the movies obsessively? Both my daughter and I can’t get enough of Katniss Everdeen and her epic story so when we visited Sin City I knew we had to visit the Hunger Games Exhibition Las Vegas. This

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