Family Travel Guide

Off somewhere far? It doesn’t even have to be by plane for a trip with the family to throw up some challenges, as even a long car journey requires a bit of preparation and planning.

Here you’ll find a mix of articles related to family travel: from tips on driving in France, to things to take to the beach.

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Living it up in Spain – Spanish Adventures with a bit of Luxury

Living it up in Spain - Spanish Adventures with a bit of Luxury

We had a fantastic holiday in Spain that was better and cheaper than a package holiday. Here’s some tips on how we did it.

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A great travel gadget: HMDX Jam Wireless Speaker

A great travel gadget: HMDX Jam Wireless Speaker

We found the HMDX Jam a surprisingly good gadget for family travels. Great for the garden, the pool, the beach, the campsite, or even long car journeys

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5 cool things for summer picnics

5 cool things for summer picnics

Here’s 5 cool things for having a picnic with the family, whether on a hill top, on the beach, or at the campsite.

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Halloween in a 400 year old Lake District cottage

Halloween in a 400 year old Lake District cottage

The Lake District is a wonderful place to visit. Back in October 2012 we decided to rent a cottage for a few days in the October half term, right through Halloween. We had heard great things from friends about Sykes Cottages, and so we booked through them, […]

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UV Protection for Little Ones – Dudeskin UV Swim Set Review

UV Protection for Little Ones - Dudeskin UV Swim Set Review

Keeping your kids protected form the sun when on holiday can be difficult as they’re always in and out the water. We found this UV Swim Set solved the problem.

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Tips on choosing a family beach bag

Tips on choosing a family beach bag

If you’re taking the family to the beach you need a decent beach bag. Here’s what to look for.

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A cheaper alternative for family holidays

A cheaper alternative for family holidays

Travelling with a family is expensive, right? Ever considered a ‘Home Swap’? A home exchange gives you a home from home and a lot cheaper than hotels.

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Top 5 Essential Beach Gear for this Summer

Top 5 Essential Beach Gear for this Summer

Summer’s here! Here’s our recommended top 5 items of beach gear for a great family day out at the beach.

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Extra Peace of Mind: Well Designed Travel ID’s for Kids

Extra Peace of Mind: Well Designed Travel ID's for Kids

Every parent’s nightmare is losing or getting separated from your child when on a day out or travelling. Luckily, it is something we have never experienced, but it’s never far from the back of our minds. Here’s a simple but effective solution for a bit of reassurance from iDME.

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A funky cool bag and picnic set for days out or camping

A funky cool bag and picnic set for days out or camping

This is a 2-in-1 picnic set that’s very versatile. The coolbag can be used separately to the picnic set. Idea for a ‘posh’ picnic or just down the beach.

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