Travel Round-up: All around the world

travelI’m always intrigued to know what kind of response I’ll have when I put the call out for travel posts with no theme. This month I was delighted to read a variety of fabulous blogs featuring the best of British and beyond. Tips and road trips, snow and sun: this round-up has everything in it. Let’s make a start!

 
 

Short Breaks

There’s no better way to recharge your batteries than to disappear for a couple of days. Whether you have your children with you or not, it’s the perfect mini-holiday. 

European city breaks (A-M) with babiesWandermust Family

Why Porto is the perfect city for a short break – Mum’s Gone To…

Our anniversary trip to New York – Mama Owl Blog

New York with kids – Where Jo Goes

What to do in Paris with teenagers – Lou Messugo

A weekend in Kraków – Mums Do Travel

Oviedo in the rain: Asturias A Bavarian Sojourn

A short break to Bordeaux – Home and Horizon

 

Winter Fun

Skiing in Morzine - Wander Mum

Skiing in Morzine – Wander Mum

Many of you have just returned from half-term skiing holidays. It’s great to read about your kids having fun in the snow. 

Family ski trip to Morzine – Wander Mum

Half term ski holiday to Les Arcs – Truly Madly Kids

8 activities you will love in Lapland – Five Adventurers

Skiing with Crystal Ski in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia – Globalmouse Travels

Moonlight skiing and other adventures – Catherine’s Cultural Wednesdays

 

Castles

We are so lucky in the UK to have so many wonderful castles to explore. Have you been to these ones? 

Exploring Tenby and Pembroke Castle – Sidestreet Style

Family day out: historic Ludlow, Shropshire – Mummy Travels

A day at Conwy Castle and the smallest house in Great Britain – Not My Year Off

 

Hot Spots

Aruba: Mum on the Brink

Aruba: Mum on the Brink

It’s still chilly here at home so, my treat, a few posts designed to warm you up a little. 

Family friendly safari in Kenya – Jetlag & Mayhem

Sicily with kids: amazing things to do in and around Taormina – Dais Like These

10 awesome holiday tips for Aruba – Mum on the Brink

 

Places to Stay in the UK

Wondering where to stay for your next break? Here are some suggestions that might just be what you’re looking for. 

A winter getaway at Bluestone, Wales – The Diary of a Jewellery Lover

5* luxury family break at St Mawes Retreats, Cornwall – Mini Travellers

A solo visit to the Mercure Burford Bridge Hotel, Dorking, Surrey – WitWitWoo

A family break at Bel & The dragon, Churt – Tin Box Traveller

Harrogate serviced apartment review – North East Family Fun

 

Things to do in the UK

Stuck for ideas on what to do while you’re away? These posts are worth bookmarking if you’re planning a family trip. 

59 things to do in Yorkshire with toddlers – Kiddieholidays

11 of the best things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon with kids – Travel Loving Family

What to do in Plymouth (by Jessica) – Family Travel Times 

Things for families to do in Norfolk and Suffolk – The Pigeon Pair & Me

 

A taste of Scotland

Scotland: Dais Like These

Scotland: Otis and Us


If you want to be bathed in Scottish sunshine or be inspired by its cuisine, look no further.

Ballintaggart Farm: a refined rural destination in Highland Perthshire – Foodie Quine

Road Trip: Scotland (Part One) – Otis and Us

 

Travel Tips

Blogs are often a great resource when it comes to searching for advice. These handy tips might come in useful for future holiday plans. 

Single parent holidays: how to plan & find your holiday – Flying with a Baby

The ultimate guide to making travel easier – Zena’s Suitcase

The 5 Ps of car journeys with babies – Sarahbel

Things not to do in Luxor, Egypt – Chickenruby

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After the success of last months’ focus on France, I’ve decided to do something similar but this time for SPAIN. Please contact me via Twitter (@mumsgoneto) or my blog with any suitable posts you would like me to share. 

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About Trish Burgess

Trish Burgess started her blog ‘Mum’s Gone To…’ with a series of posts called ‘Mum's Gone To Iceland' where she was extremely ill on a whale-watching trip and thought she would die snow-mobiling on a glacier. Thankfully she survived and continued with less scary family trips: ‘Mum’s Gone To…Canada, Cyprus, Barcelona, Berlin etc. Originally from Newcastle upon Tyne she now lives in South Lincolnshire and travels with her husband and occasionally with her son, who is now at university. Trish can be found on Twitter at @mumsgoneto

6 Responses to Travel Round-up: All around the world

  1. Phoebe | Lou Messugo 06 March 2017 at 08:41 #

    some great inspiration here, thanks for including my Paris with teens

  2. Elizabeth (Wandet Mum) 06 March 2017 at 12:08 #

    What a fantastic list. So much inspiration. Looking forward to being transported elsewhere and getting some ideas. Thanks for including my Morzine ski trip post.

    • Trish @ Mum's Gone To 07 March 2017 at 12:27 #

      There was such a great variety this month so hopefully plenty of ideas. Glad you managed to find some snow!

  3. Emma Raphael 06 March 2017 at 19:43 #

    Thanks so much Trish for including me! Fabulous round up, so many ideas! x

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