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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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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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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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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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All the best things to do in Las Vegas

It might not be everyone’s choice of destination but there really is so much more to Vegas than casinos and hedonism. I recently spent a full week exploring the city and didn’t gamble once. Some may say I missed out but there really are so many brilliant things to do in Las Vegas you’ll never

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carbis bay beach with driftwood and dog in the background in winter

Visiting Cornwall in Winter, The Ultimate Guide

Off Season in Cornwall is probably my favourite time to visit. Yes it’s cold but bear with me, it’s absolutely worth visiting Cornwall in winter. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission if you book via one of them at no extra cost to you. List of Contents1 Why I love

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piper quinn sat on the edge of an infinity pool overlooking the big wheel at the sofitel jumeirah beach

Jumeirah Beach Sofitel, The Best Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Luxury hotels are ten a penny in Dubai and choosing which one to visit can be pretty overwhelming. The area around JBR is a fantastic place to stay during a trip to Dubai. It has a really relaxed vibe with heaps of restaurants and activities within a few minutes walk. There are several luxury hotels

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What to expect from the Saudi Pavilion, Expo 2020

If you’re looking for a jaw dropping experience in Dubai then the Saudi Pavilion, Expo 2020 is the place for you. Located in the Opportunity District (of course) this is the second biggest pavilion at Expo. And I would argue the glitziest. It really does celebrate everything Saudi Arabia has to offer. Its people, natural

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bee keeping model in terra sustainability pavilion

Terra Sustainability Pavilion, Expo’s very own Science Museum

Who doesn’t love a science museum, especially a sustainable, interactive, thought provoking one?! Terra, the Sustainability Pavilion at Expo is all this and more. This was Piper’s favourite part of our visit to Expo 2020 and where we spent the most time, probably learning the most. Be sure to visit if you’re visiting Expo 2020

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Visiting Expo 2020 with kids

Traveling and learning are two of my favourite things to do so a visit to a World Expo is my absolute dream. But is it as fun for children? Over the last few events, Expos have become more and more family friendly with specific shows, presentations and even pavilions dedicated to kids. The current Expo

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Why I loved the Netherlands Pavilion Expo 2020

The Netherlands Pavilion at Expo 2020 is not just a building, it’s a biotope. No, I had no idea what that was either until we visited! A Biotope basically mean a “place of life” and the Netherlands have embraced this philosophy creating a self sustainable harvesting machine. It’s a closed loop system meaning it creates

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World Expo 2020 a fun day out in Dubai

We’re always looking for unusual activities on our travels and our recent trip to the UAE was no different. Even though we were all in need of a proper break and didn’t want to fill our schedules too heavily I still wanted at least one fun day out in Dubai. A trip to the World

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Visiting the Singapore Pavilion Expo 2020

It was no surprise that the Singapore Pavilion at Expo 2020 was very green and lush. It’s a real head turner from the outside, completely covered by vibrant green plants and high level viewing platforms. It’s like a mini version of the cloud gardens at Gardens by the Bay which took me straight back to

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the palace of versailles in France

Visiting Versailles with Kids

Versailles in France is often overlooked for its more famous neighbour Paris. Often added last minute to an itinerary as a day trip from the city of lights. But I really thinks it’s worth it’s own stopover. In fact we often opt to stay in Versailles and take a day trip to Paris instead. Whichever

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