Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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Citizen M Shoreditch review: a cool hotel in Shoreditch

I love Shoreditch, the most colourful neighbourhood in London! It’s full of vibrant street art, hipster cafes and bars and bustling markets selling everything you could need. So during our recent trip to London I know I wanted to find a cool hotel in Shoreditch, one that maintained the quirky vibe of the area. Have

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back of rainbow main next to peace sign looking down to teepee field at glastonbury festival

Glastonbury with kids, is it worth it? Top Tips and more

Nothing beats listening to live music outdoors in the sunshine and Glastonbury festival has to be the greatest festival of music and art of all time. But is it worth taking little ones? We’ve been going to Glastonbury with kids since they were 3 years old and have only missed the years it was cancelled.

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piper quinn selfie at glastonbury

The ultimate family festival packing list

We love attending music festivals with the kids and have been taking them to Glastonbury since they were 3 years old. It’s heaps of fun, they discover and experience things they never would in a classroom and the memories you make will last a lifetime. But it can be hugely stressful to prepare for, especially

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piper quinn paddling in the dordogne river in lalinde

Visiting Lalinde, Dordogne a picture perfect French town

The Dordogne region of France is absolutely full of picturesque towns and villages ripe for exploring. We like to switch off the sat nav and take a slow drive stopping when we find somewhere pretty. But to give you a head start I wanted to share one of our favourites with you. This is everything

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family hotel in crete with pool the mitsis rinela

Mitsis Rinela, The Best Family Hotel, Crete

We recently stayed at the stunning Mitsis Rinela Beach Resort near Heraklion. We wanted a real treat after a couple of years of disrupted travel and that’s precisely what we got. It’s a luxurious all inclusive hotel with plenty of family friendly features thrown in. So if you’re looking for the best family hotel, Crete

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lac de pombonne a great Dordogne beach

A secret Dordogne beach only the locals know about

If you’re looking for French swimming lakes, Dordogne has several but if you’re planning to spend a full day by the water then you’ll need to find a Dordogne Beach. The best ones however can be hard to find and require a little research. So to make things easier for you here’s one of my

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view of scarborough from South Bay beach

All the best things to do in Scarborough with kids

If you’re after a real authentic British seaside town experience then Scarborough should definitely be on your bucket list. Home to heaps of family friendly activities, miles of beaches and beautiful parks, there are so many things to do in Scarborough with kids. In this post I’m going to detail all the best Scarborough activities

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curved building with balconies and windows overlooking the sea in scarborough

Fabulous Scarborough accommodation. Self catering at the Sands

From the moment I dumped my bags and stepped out onto my balcony at the Sands holiday apartments complex I felt the stresses and strains of a crazy couple of years melt away. The view of the North Sea Coast, crashing waves and castle are the perfect additions to this gorgeous Scarborough Accommodation. Self catering

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the charging bull fresco behind red pillars at knossos palace

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 quite 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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