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Why we're excited for the Just So Festival!

Long live the summer holidays, especially if the weather continues to be as gloriously sunny as it has been until now. We’ve got some exciting trips …

Grandparents

10 Free Family Activities in Las Vegas that are Definitely worth your Time

Truth be told, you really don’t have to spend a lot of money to do some very fun family activities in Las Vegas.<p>Sure the city has elegant restaurants …

Las Vegas

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Disney Springs at Walt Disney World - Traveling in Heels

When taking your multigenerational family to Disney, there’s more to love and do in Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney). Disney Springs …

Walt Disney Company

Carmel, Monterey and Big Sur - A Perfect 3-Day Itinerary

Carmel, Monterey<p>& Big Sur<p>A Perfect 3-Day Itinerary<p>If you’ve been thinking about a weekend get-a-way to one of California's best destinations, then …

California

11 Fun Things to Do on Prince Edward Island with Kids

Sometimes a destination is so special you don’t want to share it with anyone. Maybe that’s why it has taken me so long to write about Prince Edward …

New England

Caribbean Fun: What to Do in Curaçao for Delight!

How could I possibly have more to write about the Caribbean island of Curaçao, given that this is now my SEVENTH article from my epic Curaçao trip? …

European Travel

This Isn't a List of the Top Things to Do in OBX - Three Kids and A Car

In the world of the Outer Banks (OBX), along the coast of North Carolina, I consider myself a newbie. My family and I have only been at it two …

Outer Banks

Annapolis Live Music: Best Kid friendly restaurants with FREE live music

Annapolis is Maryland’s capital city and was founded way back in 1649. It is home to Maryland’s State House, which once served as the United States …

Live Music

Life on the River; 4 fun things to do at Riveo in Durbuy

One of our favourite days during our trip to Belgium exploring Durbuy and around was the day we spent with Frederic from Riveo in the neighbouring …

Fishing

Everything you need to know about Dimakya Island, The Philippines

Guest post and photos by Philippa<p>Dimakya Island<p>Dimakya Island fulfils the Robinson Crusoe dream while offering a helping of luxury on the side. The …

Turtles

Road Trip Essentials: Surviving Long Car Journeys with Kids

Road Trip Essential Tips<p>Over the last few years we’ve done more than our fair share of road trips with kids. You might have seen our post about …

A Langkawi tour with kids – venturing into the mangroves

The water ripples gently, cool and green, thick mangroves lining the banks – and in the distance, the glimmer of gold where tiny coves line the sea …

Mangroves

Inside a Eurocamp Azure at La Vallée, France. A review of the family-friendly mobile home - the Pigeon Pair and Me

French campsites have changed. In fact, they’re rarely known as campsites these days. The best French family-friendly campsites have been renamed as …

Microsoft Azure

Revisiting Repatriation - A Bavarian Sojourn

So as we prepare to move to a new area, our own house (just typing that feels odd!), and a new slightly more settled chapter (perhaps!!), I find …

Duolingo

Bon Appétit! Where to get the best ice cream and more in Durbuy

I always knew that Belgium and good food went hand in hand but it wasn’t until my recent trip to Durbuy that I remembered just how well you can eat …

Ice Cream

The 8 shows at Puy Du Fou that will blow your mind

Did someone say fire?!<p><b>The Best Shows at Puy Du Fou</b><p>Big, spectacular, blockbuster shows are Puy Du Fou’s trademark. France’s second most visited theme …

France

6 Reasons Why Pink Shell Beach Resort is the Best Summer Escape

Reasons to plan a family summer vacation at Pink Shell Beach Resort in Fort Myers, Florida

The Most Serene Spots for Forest Bathing in Vancouver

When is a walk in the woods not just a walk in the woods? When it’s forest bathing, of course. Forest bathing, also known as forest therapy, is a …

Hiking

Puy Du Fou, the most unique theme park in the world

Les Vikings – Photo Credit Puy Du Fou<p>Fireworks, explosions and ships rising from lakes are all in day’s work at Puy Du Fou, France’s second most …

Durbuy, the smallest city in the world!

If you ever wanted to find yourself on the pages of a storybook, take a trip to Durbuy. Located in Belgium’s Wallonia region, south-east of Brussels, …

Malawi is magical; here are five once-in-a-lifetime things to do

Guest post and photos by Jenny Lynn, TravelLynn Family<p>Navigating tricky roads in Livingstonia<p>Open any guidebook to Malawi and, within a few pages, …

How to explore and enjoy Lisbon with kids

Portugal has long been on my travel wish list and I finally got the chance to visit and spend a long weekend discovering Lisbon and the neighbouring …

Where To Stay in Osaka Japan: A Room With A View at the Marriott Miyako Hotel For Modern Luxury

When I was in Japan on tour in 2010, I felt like I was 30 years into the future. I love technology and they are so advanced with their phones, …

Best backpack diaper bags for stylish moms (and dads!) on the go | Learning Escapes | Family Travel Blog

<i>Our guide to choosing the best backpack diaper bag for everyday and travel. Why we love them, our favourite brands and what to consider when</i> …

Visit Norway on a Hurtigruten Northern Lights Cruise

<i>This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in our disclaimer</i><p>Getting a glimpse of the Aurora Boreal is a dream for many people who live …

The Best Disney World Hotels, On Site and In Orlando

What are the best Disney World hotels? Orlando has so many hotel options, it is hard to know what to choose. Here’s a breakdown of the best.<p>The Best …

Disney VIP Tours: 48 Hours at the Happiest Place on Earth

Do you ever wonder what it is like to be part of the Disney VIP Tours? My family and I had an opportunity to experience what it is like and it did …

How to teach your kids to snorkel

One of my favourite things about summer holidays is spending time in the water and snorkelling is such a wonderful way to experience life under the …

Where the Magic Happens - how one family sailed around the world

In 2014 a British family of five set off on what most people would call, a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. They packed up their belongings, took their …

Planning a Family Campervan Holiday in Australia

<i>This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to read our Disclosure.</i><p>We think a campervan road trip is the perfect way to explore Australia. In …