Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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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 Dubai and take a day trip to Paris instead. Yes,

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the glass pyramid of the louvre museum under a blue sky with white fluffy clouds

Paris in One Day, how to see the top spots in 24 hours

Let’s face it, just one day in Paris is never going to be long enough. It’s a city meant for enjoying, for people watching, romantic strolls and getting lost down the narrow alleyways. But if you really only have 24 hours in the city of light then it is possible to see the best of

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lille with kids

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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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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view of the beautiful dordogne river

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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yellow sand of staithes beach with fishing boats bobbing in the sea

Staithes, England – One of the best seaside towns in Yorkshire

Why is Staithes, England my favourite of the seaside towns in Yorkshire? Everybody loves a British seaside town right?! They are where many of our happiest childhood memories are made. The sweet thrill of an ice cream, the accomplishment of catching your first shrimp in a bucket and the hours throwing a ball on a

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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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