Family Travel Tips

When planning our trips we devour the relevant Lonely Planet or Rough Guide (whichever is the most up to date – watch for their publication dates!) and scour Tripadvisor for reviews, in conjunction with mini-blogs on Instagram which may be more up to date. We’re always looking for top tips on the destinations we’re planning travel to, particularly relating to travel with kids. Here are some of our top family travel tips from our own travels.

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The Ultimate Camping Essentials List for First Time Campervanners

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Having been campers for most of our lives, we thought that we already had most of the camping essentials that we needed for our new VW campervan adentures. We were wrong! We discovered on our first overnight trip in our campervan that there were a few extras that we needed to pack in. Here's a handy camping essentials list to make sure you don't forget a thing.
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A Beginner's Guide to Buying a New VW Campervan

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If you're completely new to the world of VW Campervans, this guide to buying a new VW campervan will take you step by step through the process of finding the perfect VW campervan including how to find the right conversion company, what type of bed and roof to look for and anything else you need to consider to make it the perfect campervan for you.
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Travel after Coronavirus: What Does The Future of Travel Look Like?

Have you been wondering what travel after Coronavirus will look like? We have. A lot. We firmly believe that travel will bounce back, but the big question is 'will we ever travel in the same way again?'
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Travel First Aid Kit: What Should You Take in Yours?

First aid kits are not always at the top of your travel packing list, especially if you're going to a destination with an excellent healthcare system in place. But if the country you're travelling to doesn't have great healthcare or you're getting off the beaten track, then it's a good idea to pack your own travel first aid kit. But what should you take? Read on...
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Is Morocco Safe for Families? 5 Things you Should Know About Visiting Morocco with Kids

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Is Morocco safe? This is the burning question many people have about Morocco and we can understand why.  It's not far from the UK and is very close to mainland Europe and yet culturally it's worlds apart. Read our 5 things you need to know about travelling to Morocco with kids to help you have a safe and enjoyable trip.
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A Complete Guide to Virtual Travel with Kids to Help you Travel the World from Home

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Travel not possible right now? With the wonders of modern technology, there are so many resources out there that allow you to experience virtual travel with kids. We've been overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of these virtual-travel resources that allow us to visit the world from our home and have listed our favourites.
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The 40 Best Travel Movies to Inspire Armchair Wanderlust

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There are so many movies about travel but here are the best films about travel that should inspire your wanderlust and are lovely to watch during times when you're unable to travel there in person. Whilst a lot of these movies may not be about travel per se, we have included them because of the beautiful cinematography which will give you a lovely glimpse of the landscape and maybe also the culture of a country.
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The 10 Best Family Holiday Destinations for 2020

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Looking for family holiday ideas for your 2020 family travels? Look no further! We've pulled together a list of the ten best family holiday destinations for 2020 to help you narrow down your search. Most destinations these days are easy to travel to with a family, but these ones stand out as being exceptionally family-friendly.
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How to Book a Budget Safari

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African Safari holidays are big business but while they were once the domain of the very wealthy, the good news is that they are now much more affordable, especially with our helpful tips on how to plan and book a budget African safari. If you've ever sat daydreaming of an African safari, picturing the huge African sun rising over the plains as you watch majestic beasts grazing but thought a luxury safari with a price tag to match was your only option, think again.
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Taking kids on an African safari: All you need to know

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Taking kids on an African safari will be one of the most memorable experiences you will ever have and yet some people are still unsure whether to take young kids on safari. Our FAQs will answer everything you need to know about a safari with kids.