Cathy Winston - MummyTravels

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Family Travel To Peru Packing List

<i>This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in our disclaimer</i><p>A trip to Peru sets in motion a series of discoveries that are almost …

Exploring Oasis of the Seas - the world's largest cruise ship with a buggy

Longer than five Boeing 747s, at 1,187ft Oasis of the Seas would dwarf the Eiffel Tower or the Shard if you laid either structure down next to …

5 reasons to take a Caribbean cruise with a child

A Caribbean cruise might not seem like the obvious holiday to take with a young child but having sailed around the islands with my own toddler, it’s …

Caribbean

Family travel tips: taking a cruise with kids

If you’re travelling with a toddler or pre-schooler, only the most adventurous (or foolhardy?) parent will pack five destinations into a week. Just …

Kids

How to choose a family cruise

When you think how family-friendly the latest cruise ships are, it seems hard to believe that only a decade ago, cruising had a reputation for …

The secret to seeing 9 destinations in 1 trip

Who wants to waste a single second of their holiday time, with so much world out there to discover? But if the thought of visiting nine Mediterranean …

Exploring St John’s and historic Antigua

If only bricks could talk. At first glance, they look fairly ordinary. A nice honey colour and thinner than you might expect but for all that, just …

St Lucia in pictures: a taste of the Caribbean

We packed so much in in St Lucia – ziplining in the rainforest, bathing in a volcanic pool, picking cacao pods, visiting a local market, taking a …

Five things to do in Barbados with kids

I love that my daughter is well travelled. But even my jaw dropped a bit when I realised she’d had two Caribbean holidays before the age of two (and …

Monkeys

Seven reasons to go all-inclusive in Antigua

It’s not often that I have to thank Belgian water polo players when I travel. But back in 1950, one particular athlete named Gerard Blitz founded …

Antigua

Review: Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua

Sometimes a hotel is just a place to lay your head at the end of a busy day exploring. But more and more, particularly with a young child, the choice …

Antigua

Antigua in pictures: 14 reasons to visit Antigua

It’s not hard to tempt someone to Antigua. From our previous trips, I know how family-friendly the Caribbean is and with winter looming, I didn’t …

Caribbean

Serendipity and shipwrecks in Grand Turk

Serendipity – the art of making happy discoveries by chance. Appropriately, the name was inspired by travel, taken from Serendib, the Arabic name for …

Reviewed: St James Club Morgan Bay resort, St Lucia

I am never going to recommend spending your entire holiday tucked inside one all-inclusive resort, when there’s a fabulous destination right on the …

Babonneau SkyTram and zipline in St Lucia

‘Look up there,’ said our guide Jackie pointing at the bird flying above, ‘that’s a St Lucia parrot.’ Too high to spot its green, blue and red …

Exploring Castries market in St Lucia

I love a good market. At home or abroad, there’s something about wandering aimlessly, seeing what you stumble upon and snaffling a bargain (even if …

The drive-in volcano - Soufriere sulphur springs, St Lucia

In my head, the thought of a drive-in volcano conjures up speeding round the edge of some kind of B-movie crater, spewing lava. Presumably courtesy …

The Petit Piton: Fond Doux plantation and Tet Paul nature walk

At the top of the winding steps, our guide tells us we’ve reached Heaven. Yes, I’ve just climbed the stairway to Heaven… with a toddler on my …

MummyTravels’ guide to St Lucia with kids - mummytravels

Once I’d dismissed the Caribbean as the picture postcard cliché of palm-fringed white sand beaches (not that there’s anything wrong with those). But …

9 reasons to visit Beaches Turks & Caicos with kids

I defy anyone not to perk up at the phrase ‘luxury all-inclusive in the Caribbean’. Even better ‘family-friendly luxury all-inclusive in the …

Sesame Street

Discovering Sesame Street at Beaches Turks and Caicos

All I could see was a mass of orange and red fur. Somewhere underneath was my four-year-old daughter, enthusiastically hugging Elmo and Zoe from …

Volunteer Reading Road trip with Beaches Turks & Caicos

My daughter is very lucky. Even by UK standards, she’s lucky, not least for all the travels she’s taken by the age of four. For now, she happily …

Beaches