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By Susie T
On: 22nd January, 2021

Digital Backpacking: Where to Visit Virtually in February Half Term 2021

  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Swedish Lapland
  • Sweden
  • Montenegro
  • Amsterdam
  • The Dolomites
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland
  • Japan

After the post-Christmas wind-down weeks and the January blues, many families look forward to a trip away for February half term to re-energise and reset. February half term 2021 may look a little different, but while we may not be able to enjoy an actual escape from the British winter this…

By Susie T
On: 2nd November, 2020

Baby On Board: The Best Holiday Destinations with a Baby or Toddler

  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Cyprus
  • Italy
  • France

New parents: welcome to the exciting world of family travel. You may have to make a few (temporary) compromises to your travel habits, but we're here to help with the transition. What you're ideally looking for at this nascent stage is child-friendly hotels that are also wonderfully parent…

a mother cycling with her toddler

By Tom
On: 27th October, 2020

A Guide to Travelling with Toddlers

Here are our top tips for surviving (and enjoying!) family holidays whilst travelling with tots. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we'll begin...

family beach

By Ella
On: 28th April, 2020

Best Places for a Multi-Gen Holiday - Reconnect With the Wider Family After the Lockdown

  • Mallorca
  • Peloponnese
  • Sri Lanka
  • Maldives
  • Costa Rica
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Kenya

With the world on lockdown and fun family get-togethers a thing of the past, we're willing to bet that the moment the restrictions are lifted, families far and wide will be desperate for a foreign holiday, bringing together the whole clan for a sunny escape. While we may not be able to go…

Rome With Kids Listing Image

By Tom
On: 7th November, 2019

How To Do Rome With Kids - Part Two

  • Italy
  • Rome

Rome is a magical destination for families, but as with any successful trip, the proof is in the planning, so here are our direcor and founder Tom Barber's continued top tips for the perfect family trip to the Eternal City…

By Tom
On: 5th November, 2019

How To Do Rome With Kids - Part One

  • Italy
  • Rome

Rome is a magical destination for families, but as with any successful trip, the proof is in the planning, so here are my top tips (and those of my wife and four children, who are never short of feedback on one of our family trips) for the perfect family trip to the Eternal City…

By Tom
On: 25th October, 2019

Top 2020 Trips for Tweens

  • Jordan
  • Costa Rica
  • Indonesia
  • Turkey
  • Egypt

Welcome to the age of the 'tweenager' - the twilight zone between the innocence of early childhood and the dark ages of the teenage years. No need to panic though, because handled correctly these can be some of the most memorable (for all the right reasons) of all family travel times. For…

By Tom
On: 9th October, 2019

Top Trips for Tots 2020

Navigating the world of travel with a toddler in tow can be a daunting prospect, but our team of experts know their destinations inside and out - including the hotels that best cater to the needs (read: demands) of little ones - and can help create a toddler-friendly holiday that lets you…

Waterberg safari

By Tom
On: 2nd July, 2019

The Best Family Holiday Ever: Part 2

  • South Africa
  • Madikwe & The Waterberg

Part one of my tales from our family holiday in South Africa took us from Cape Town to the Winelands, while in part two we head on up the coast along the Garden Route and then north to the Waterberg for a family safari…

family holiday africa

By Tom
On: 27th June, 2019

The Best Family Holiday Ever: Part 1

  • South Africa
  • The Winelands and Cape
  • Cape Town

If you haven't seen our latest Family Brochure yet, I'd like to think it's the best we've ever produced, and that's including two that won the illustrious Guardian/Observer Best Brochure of the Year award. The reason? We've meticulously laid out the best family travel destinations (some…