Travel with kids: Roadtrip to France

Feb 25 2015
Shaun the Sheep goes to France collage

If you feel adventurous during a half term / school holiday you can take the kids on a roadtrip to France. Without much planning we decided to go skiing and sledding for a couple of days on the Mont Blanc on the French side with a few stops along the way. It’s 1000 km one way and you can get there in 15 hours with no stops.

However with young children (Diego is 8) this is unthinkable and a more traditional road trip is recommend. It is a bit too much but quite adventurous and worth doing once in a blue moon. After all it is 2000 km journey in total in just 6 days.

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Travel with kids: Snorkelling holiday with children in Hurghada, Red Sea (Egypt)

Nov 06 2014
Family picture coral reef Hurghada

October half term is never been more fun than this year as we spent it on the Egyptian resort of Stella Gardens at Makadi Bay in Hurghada right on the Red Sea.

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Travel with kids: Tried-and-Tested Tips for Travelling Happy with Kids

Sep 19 2014
Travel with kids Are we nearly there yet

They’re five words that every parent dreads hearing; a plaintive cry from the back seat of a car or camper van that means just one thing. The rest of this journey, no matter how long, is not going to be fun.

“Are we nearly there yet?”

Parkdean, the family holiday parks operator with 24 sites around the UK, recently conducted a survey of 1,478 parents to find out just how often they hear ‘Are we nearly there yet?’ during a journey. They discovered that during a single trip, 48% of parents hear their kids ask the question more than six times, and two-thirds hear the first utterance during the first hour!

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