Posts Tagged ‘travel with children’

Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travelist

Sep 25 2015

Lonely Planet guidebooks have been the only book companions during my world travels since 2000 because of their no-nonsense approach and real practical advice. I have always felt that they were the only travel guides I could trust as they shared my interest for genuine and non touristic locations when visiting new countries. The latest guide to be published is a spectacular book, the Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travelist, the definitive bucket list for every type of traveller accompanied by stunning photography.

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How to spend 24 hours in Disney World

May 17 2013

Remember the famous Disney World TV advert, where children and adults stayed up all night before heading to the world famous theme park? Well, on the 24th May 2013, Disney World in Orlando is making that dream a reality by opening the resort for 24 hours straight. Marking the release of new film Monster’s University and the start of Memorial Weekend in the USA, families are promised a theme park marathon like no other. At no extra cost, the gates will be open from 6am on the 24th until 6am on the 25th May 2013.

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How to ‘tame’ Teenagers on holiday

Mar 31 2013

What sort of teenager do you have? They are not all alike, although you may think they are, and don’t like to be boxed into or labelled. But having interviewed over 3000 teenagers and their parents over the past four years, travel author and journalist Sarah Tucker has discovered there are some traits you may recognise in your breed which may in turn help you to identify what type of holiday they most prefer. And what makes one tick on their travels and another not. There are in fact twenty ‘tribes’ of teenagers on holiday but here are ten of them.

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A family break to Cornwall

Dec 14 2012

In a little over four hours by car or five hours by train (eight if choose to take the exciting sleeper train) from London and you can be in the quintessential holiday destination of Cornwall. Yes, Londoners can reach the sandy Canvey Island beach in an hour but when it comes to family holidays in the UK, there are few better options than this south west region. With its enviably mild climate, picture postcard beaches and family fun all year round, the drive south west is definitely worth it. Once you arrive in Cornwall you’ll find a wealth of attractions sure to please Mum, Dad and children of all ages.

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Travel with kids: Visit Amsterdam for the weekend! With the kids..?

Nov 26 2012

I was in Amsterdam recently and intrigued to find out what it would be like as a destination to take your children. True, it doesn’t have the most child-friendly reputation but I discovered it actually offers a lot in the way of entertainment. If the idea of Disneyland Paris fills you with dread then consider this short-haul alternative.

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