Welcome to our family travel blog!

Welcome to the Flashpacking Family travel blog. We’ve been a travel family since Ernie – our eldest – was three months old, but only started this family travel blog five years later. We’re playing catch up and have lots of great content coming soon (Jordan, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Canada to name a few). Have a browse around our posts below for some inspiration and be sure to check back regularly to see more great family travel-related content.

Lifeguard booth on Miami Beach

15 Of The Best Florida Beaches For Families

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Looking for a US beach vacation destination? Florida has some of the best beaches in the US, most of which have white sand and calm waters making them perfect for families.
Lakeside camping at Château de Chanteloup
Money saving tips and tricks for Center Parcs UK

10 Top Center Parcs UK Money Saving Tips and Tricks

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Looking for Center Parcs UK money saving tips? We don't blame you! Center Parcs is expensive, particularly in the school holidays and 'deals' are not that easy to come by so we need to get creative with these 10 top money saving ideas.
Les Castels Château de Chanteloup

Why Les Castels Campsites in France are Perfect for Families

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Are you considering booking a family camping holiday in France? If so, you need to check out Les Castels campsites! These family run campsites in the grounds of French Châteaux are truly stunning and offer a luxury family camping experience.
Mini Trek at Center Parcs
head torch for kids
Legoland Windsor entrance

The Complete Guide to Legoland Windsor With Small Kids

Legoland Windsor is somewhere you should visit at least once in your life, even with small kids. Our comprehensive guide to visiting Legoland Windsory with small kids covers everything you need to know to make the most of your day.
View of Table Mountain in Cape Town at sunset
Santas grotto

100+ Santa’s Grottos and Santa Experiences in the UK 2020

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Christmas is coming and if you're wondering where to take the kids to see Santa this year, we have over 100 ideas all across the UK. From Garden Centres to Steam Trains. From Winter Wonderlands to Castles and Christmas light shows, there's a Christmas experience for everyone.
Sunrise at Diamond Beach Iceland

Why Diamond Beach Iceland Should be on Your Radar

Visiting Diamond Beach Iceland (and neighbouring Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon) was one of the absolute highlights of our trip. This is really saying something when the whole of Iceland is just magical! Here are a few quick hints and tips to make the most of your visit.