Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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interior of coco tams restaurant in bophut

Coco Tams Koh Samui – A beachside restaurant in Bophut

One of the things I loved about Koh Samui was the many modern, relaxed restaurants with great views out to sea. They’re all super child friendly and we often spent several hours over lazy dinners and cocktails whilst the kids played in the sand. If you’re wondering where to eat near the fisherman’s village on

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fisherman's village in koh samui at nightime

Visiting the fisherman’s village Bophut, Koh Samui

The Fisherman’s village, Bophut is one of the must visits on the beautiful Island of Koh Samui. Home to traditional style buildings which now house boutique style shops and cafes the vibe is stubbornly “old meets new’. But is it worth the trip to the North of the island? Unsurprisingly it was originally a thriving

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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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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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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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colourful decorations hanging it the sand stone old streets of bergerac in france

Ultimate Guide to Bergerac in France

The ancient city of Bergerac in France is located in the Périgord Dordogne region. Home to beautiful historic buildings and nestled on the Dordogne River it makes an ideal base for exploring the area. You’ll probably recognise the name from satirist Cyrano de Bergerac (the one with the rather large nose). But the town really

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