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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heart shaped cloud peeking out from behind the eiffel tower

Top places to get the best view of the Eiffel Tower

At over 300 metres tall you can get a pretty great view of the Eiffel Tower from most spots in Paris. Its triangular shape welcomes you to the city and provides an excellent grounding point if you’re feeling a little lost. However sometimes you want to be a little bit extra and get some really

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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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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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