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A magical Meerkat feeding experience at Twycross Zoo

This weekend we celebrated Piper’s tenth birthday with an amazing meerkat feeding experience at Twycross Zoo. This wasn’t our original plan, she normally has a big party with friends and family which obviously wasn’t possible this year. Then we booked a trip to our favourite holiday home on the Llyn Peninsula but had to cancel at

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Best Restaurants in North Cornwall

One of my favourite things about North Cornwall is the food. Being on the coast there’s a huge focus on fresh and simple seafood. And of course an abundance of another – considerably more stodgy favourite – the Cornish pasty! As we travel with kids and a dog, the restaurants need to be both child

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Destination Guide Paris

The city of love has so many brilliant activities on offer, it can be hard to know where to start your Parisien adventure with the kids.  The obvious first stop is the imposing and iron laced Eiffel Tower. The new first floor has a transparent base 57m up from the ground offering some excellent views and really making you feel

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Destination Guide Lichfield

  What is the best thing about this destination? I’ve lived near Lichfield for around 5 years now and have found it a great place to explore with kids. It’s small enough to have a real community feel but large enough to have plenty to do, it has some brilliant schools, fabulous restaurants and great parks

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Destination Guide France

France has long been a popular destination for family travellers, the ease of driving straight to your hotel, campsite or gite makes taking little ones that bit easier. The vibrant cities also offer plenty to keep everyone entertained and don’t forget the luxurious beaches of the south. You don’t have to travel far to experience the

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Top 5 Family Restaurants in London

For many people, London is a dining heaven. The wealth of restaurants, bistros, cafes and eateries spread around the city is endless. But when you’re out with the kids, settling on a place to eat and convincing them to try some of that “green stuff” on the plate seems like a real nightmare. Today’s children

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The Khao San Road in Bangkok with kids

by Karen Quinn, Mar 05 2020 Much loved by backpackers looking for cheap deals, market shoppers looking for a steal and groups of friends making good use of the many bars, the Khao San road is one of the liveliest areas in Bangkok. But is it worth it (and safe) to visit with kids? I’d

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Our European Hotel Reviews

Our European Hotel Reviews Europe can be tough for finding family friendly accommodation at affordable prices. The standards of America and Asia just don’t seem to add up. Don’t worry, they are out there, you just need to do a little research. Check out these family friendly hotels in all our favourite European countries. Family

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How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An

by Karen Quinn, Feb 13 2020 The UNESCO town of Hoi An in central Vietnam is high on most people’s South East Asia bucket list but getting there takes a little bit of planning. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Hoi An doesn’t have an airport or station so you’ll likely arrive into Da Nang either

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Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Hoi An With Kids On Your Next Family Holiday To Vietnam

Ultimate guide to visiting Hoi An with kids

by Karen Quinn, Feb 01 2020 The coastal town of Hoi An in central Vietnam is widely thought to be the prettiest in the whole of the country. Being much less crowded and laid back than the more popular cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh means you should definitely visit Hoi An with kids

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