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Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews on Amazon kenjo 5.0 out of 5 starsA must for family travelling 2 October 2017 Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase Forget DVDs to keep the kids entertained whilst travelling. This book is full of original and innovative alternatives and great value Nicola Kennedy 5.0 out of 5 starsFabulous family travel fun!!!! 28 October 2017 Format: Paperback We used this book for a visit to Wales and also Spain and on both occasions my boys loved the activities!!! A must for any family journey!!! Fabulous!!!

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Kids and War Memorials

Sometimes when you take the children somewhere full of meaning and poignancy, they don’t always appreciate the solemnity of the occasion… All parents dread that familiar knot of tension in our stomachs whenever the children start playing up somewhere they shouldn’t: weddings, theatres, museums… war memorials.  Children giggle too loudly, or run too fast, or don’t listen to the guide, or jump in a bomb crater, or clamber on a statue. (Sorry Canada).

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My Family’s Favourite EVER B&Bs!

Listed below are the 4 best family-friendly B&Bs and small hotels that we have ever stayed in! Our B&B Hall of Fame if you will. Our family criteria includes a wonderful setting, a friendly welcome or  amazing food.  These family-friendly places simply made us go WOW so we couldn’t recommend them more highly.   (Price range from 120 euros per night for a family room).

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Our Family Road Trip 2013: France to Croatia

A drive from Scotland  to Croatia (via France and Italy) then back again! 3500 Miles Children’s Ages: 8 and 5 Why another long family road trip? Our friends were staying in Barbezieres in south western France and the grandparents rented a place in Istria, north western Croatia, which, as it happens, is nearly 1000 miles exactly due east. So in order to take advantage of the free accommodation on offer we needed to plan a road trip right across France, through the Alps and across the top of Italy (skimming the corner of Slovenia)…

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