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The beautiful rural county of Suffolk is the furthest East you can go in the UK and has a gorgeous 50 mile stretch of heritage coastline. It is glorious in the summer months and with so many traditional British country pubs with fabulous beer gardens and great local produce, your inner foodie self will be spoiled for choice .
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The 50 mile stretch of the Suffolk heritage coast is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled parts of the UK and great for families to explore with many family-friendly activities, seaside towns and great fish & chips!
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Do you struggle with gift ideas for father’s day for the father who has (according to him) everything? Well, help is at hand if said father is a travel lover! If you have a travel obsessed dad in the family, how about considering some of these gifts which have been so useful on our travels?
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The region of Alsace has been passed back and forth between French and German hands over the last couple of hundred years. Today, you would probably find it hard to tell whether you were in France or Germany. The colourful architecture has a strong German influence, the language is French and the food is a mix of both. Read more about our whirlwind 3 countries in 48 hours!
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When you think of the Maldives, you may think of super luxury accommodation, beautiful clear waters, white sandy beaches and adults only. You’d be right about everything except the adult only part...
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Never thought of going on safari with kids? Neither had we! We thought that they needed to be over 12 years old to go on safari as we had heard that big game can view young children as prey! We assumed when having kids that it would be a long wait to go on safari with them but we are pleased to report that we were wrong!
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There are so many beautiful sides to Sri Lanka. What makes it special is primarily the friendliness of the Sri Lankan people, but also the rich culture and diverse topography - all within a relatively small island. 14 days will give you a good amount of time to do a loop of the south coast, taking in pristine beaches, animal encounters on safari, colonial tea country and all while sampling delicious Sri Lankan food.
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The wine regions of South Africa are truly stunning and worth a visit for that reason alone, but of course you shouldn't visit without popping in to one or two of the gorgeous wine estates. Wine tasting has moved with the times and become a family friendly activity. We'd put it near the top of the list of fun things to do in South Africa as a family.
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When in South Africa, enjoying a picnic or two at one of the many beautiful wine estates is a must-do activity to keep both the kids and parents entertained.
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Whilst writing a post on the benefits of family travel we realised that there was so much more to say about one benefit in particular: the positive impact that travel has on the health and well-being of our children. We feel this is a vitally important benefit, especially in this day and age when our lives are so busy and we may not be able to give our kids the focus they need.