Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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palm trees on the top of a very green hill near ubud

Ubud With Kids

From the minute we arrived in Ubud we fell in love, with the amazingly scenic rice terraces, the happy, friendly locals and the general feeling of health and wellbeing you get from being around all that…. Wellness! It’s one of the places we seriously discussed relocating too and I don’t say that lightly! Being Bali’s

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jelly fish in a lit circular tank, the lighting is blue

Shark Reef Aquarium with kids. Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

If you’re in Las Vegas on a family holiday then one of my top tips would be to visit the Shark Reef Aquarium with kids. It provides a very welcome relief from the hectic madness of the strip, the endless ding ding dings and the unforgiving heat. Inside the aquarium is calm, quiet and cool.

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mandalay bay hotel with its tall golden walls against a very blue sky

Mandalay Bay for kids, my favourite hotel in Las Vegas.

If you’re planning on taking the family to Las Vegas you’ll need a super child friendly hotel to stay in. For me, MGM resorts know how to cater to all ages. There is so much at Mandalay Bay for kids meaning you can all enjoy the holiday of a life time. Click here for the

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Family Holidays with your dog

It’s all very well planning a great holiday for the family but, if you are a dog owner, what options are available if you want to take them with you? Do you go abroad or stay in the UK? Here is some useful advice on dog friendly family holidays. Travelling to the EU with your

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view of snow topped mountains in queensland, new zealand in winter

Queenstown, New Zealand in Winter

Have your kids been clamouring to go to the snow this winter? Or perhaps you’ve been thinking of an active getaway with heaps of activities for the whole family to enjoy together. Queenstown, New Zealand in winter can tick both of those boxes. And it also happens to be one of the most stunning destinations

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planes hanging from the ceiling at RAF cosford

Visiting RAF Cosford with kids, a fab, free day out.

Isn’t it amazing when a place really surprises you? That’s exactly how we felt about our visit to the Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford. Although we’re always interested in history and large machinery, we’re not massive fans of planes but thought we’d pop in to this museum as we were in the area and

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Black And White Tudor Manor House

Wightwick Manor and Gardens a sweet little National Trust visit

Wightwick Manor and Gardens makes for a lovely little day out near Wolverhampton with kids. If you’re anything like us, we’ve loved exploring some fabulous locations close to home this year. And our National Trust membership has been absolutely invaluable. Travel restrictions have meant that we’ve had more time (and inclination) to visit places that

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Meerkats Looking Up At The Camera

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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