5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Portugal

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Portugal is a favourite holiday destination for many families. With a host of child-friendly beaches, some spectacular hotels and villas, and a fantastic variety of outdoor activities available, there is no wonder thousands of travellers head to the country each year to spend their annual leave.  There are, however, some rarely known facts about Portugal that are both intriguing and impressive. If you are planning a visit this year, then why not discuss the below facts with your family before… Continue Reading “5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Portugal”

5 Time Saving Hacks for Travelling the UK

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Do you find it really tedious travelling across the UK? Although it may not be the largest country in the world, travelling throughout the UK can be both extremely stressful and time consuming. However, if you travel frequently, there’s a few hacks you can use to save yourself both time and money.  For inspiration, here you’ll discover 5 time saving hacks for travelling the UK.  1. Get clever with your bookings If you want to save potentially a lot of… Continue Reading “5 Time Saving Hacks for Travelling the UK”

Disneyland Paris – Hollywood Studios

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During October half term, during our stay with Al Fresco Holidays, we were lucky enough to visit Disneyland Paris to experience all the fun of Halloween. It is not possible to visit Disneyland Paris in just one day, so we purchased an open two-day pass which meant we could visit the park twice within a 7-day period. We planned our visit to concentrate on the Magic Kingdom first and Hollywood Studios to the second day. Unlike the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood… Continue Reading “Disneyland Paris – Hollywood Studios”

Why you should take an escorted trip on your next holiday

As a family we love to travel and often visit destinations and just wander around, seeing what local secrets we stumble across. However, there are times where taking an escorted tour is the perfect choice for many reasons: It takes the planning away If you work full-time, or are running around after the family, it can be a struggle just to find time to book your flights and hotel, never mind plan a full itinerary of your holiday. Taking a… Continue Reading “Why you should take an escorted trip on your next holiday”

What to pack for a skiing holiday with the kids

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Taking the kids on holiday to a cold climate is a whole different ball game to packing for the summer holidays and can take some careful planning, especially when it comes to suitcase weight limits. The key to keeping warm in arctic temperatures is to layer up, but getting those layers right is key. What to pack for a skiing holiday with the kids Good quality ski clothes: Either a ski suit, or jacket and salopettes, with braces for kids,… Continue Reading “What to pack for a skiing holiday with the kids”