Sicily with kids: the best things to see and do

Sicily with kids: the best things to …

Why visit Sicily with kids? Having worked in the family travel industry focusing for many years on Italy, I’m often asked whether Sicily is a good place for a family holiday. So I decided to…

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Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

I’ve put together this post about outdoor art as I’m a firm believer in accessible art for all. I’ve found outdoor sculptures are a particularly effective way to engage young children with art: kids can…

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Things to do in Turin with kids

Things to do in Turin with kids

Things to do in Turin with kids During our summer road trip through Europe, we paid a visit to Turin in northern Italy. Our boys have developed something of an obsession with the 1969 Italian…

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European family road trip itinerary: England to Italy

European family road trip itinerary: England to …

Why take a European family road trip? There’s a lot to be said for short flights and quick transfers for getting you swiftly away from the humdrum of everyday life to your family holiday destination.…

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Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the best Italian squares

Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the …

It’s very easy when you visit Italy to rush around and tick off as many sights as possible, after all it is a rather lovely country. However, a far better way to get to know…

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Things to do in Copenhagen with kids

Things to do in Copenhagen with kids

Why we loved Copenhagen with kids City breaks and kids don’t always mix: lots of walking, busy streets, confusing transport, too much culture and not enough play time. Not so in Denmark’s capital. Copenhagen has…

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Beasts of London at the Museum of London: review

Beasts of London at the Museum of …

How do you retell the story of London? It’s such a big topic and it’s been retold countless times, but the Museum of London has managed to give us a fresh take on the subject…

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Things to do in East Sussex with kids

Things to do in East Sussex with …

For two February half terms in a row, we have explored the High Weald area of south east England which straddles East Sussex and Kent. Even in winter, there is a great range of family-friendly…

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Taking a family city break: why walled cities are the best!

Taking a family city break: why walled …

Taking a family city break can be tricky. There are car-filled streets to contend with and there’s generally a lot of walking involved which not all children find appealing. However, I discovered last year on…

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Things to do in Crete with kids in spring

Things to do in Crete with kids …

Crete with kids Crete in spring time has warm days and cool evenings. Roads wend their way through tiny villages and cling to mountainsides through deep gorges. Beaches are peaceful, spring flowers are plentiful, cultural…

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