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Bloggers check out Holiday Inn’s family welcome

This post is part of a paid promotional campaign BritMums is doing with Holiday Inn. Holiday Inn’s #YoureWelcome campaign highlights how the hotels encourage families to be themselves. BritMums worked with 5 bloggers to promote the campaign. Each blogger visited a Holiday Inn hotel to test our the warm family welcome. Find out what they […]

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14 things to do in St Lucia with kids

St Lucia is only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, but it packs in a load of options for visiting families. We visited with a tween and teen and discovered exciting activities for the entire family. Disclosure: Jenography’s stay at St James’s Club Morgan Bay is part of a #EliteIslandFamilies sponsored editorial project with […]

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BritMums on Sky News: A fix for term-time holidays?

There’s no getting away from it: Family holidays versus school term times has been an issue testing the patience of parents and schools. How do you balance school schedules with the need for families to book time away without breaking the bank? This morning I appeared on Sky News along with a Tom Bewick from […]

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8 things to do in Antigua

Cathy Winston from MummyTravels went to Antigua as part of the #EliteIslandFamilies blogothan, which was sponsored by Elite Island Resorts. Here she recaps the highlights of her trip. With 365 beaches on Antigua, one for each day if you’re lucky enough to have 12 months there, it’s easy to fill your days lounging on the powdery […]

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Hangout: Visiting the Caribbean with kids

Thinking of visiting the Caribbean with kids? BritMums gathered 3 family travel bloggers to share their top tips on island holidays with children. Discover their top tips on this hangout featuring BritMums founders Jennifer Howze (Jenography) and Susanna Scott (A Modern Mother), and Cathy Winston from Mummy Travels. Watch the video now!     Get […]

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5 Unmissable things to do in Yorkshire with the kids

Jo Addison is a Mum of 2 little boys from Yorkshire. Here she shares her 5 unmissable things to do in Yorkshire with the kids. Over to Jo… 1. Have a Day at the Seaside There are loads of seaside towns on the Yorkshire coast, but one of our favourites is the Victorian seaside town […]

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Win a stay at an Elite Island Family Resort in the Caribbean! #EliteIslandFamilies

  Escape the UK’s grey weather and enjoy some Caribbean sunshine: Enter our #EliteIslandFamilies giveaway, sponsored by Elite Island Resorts, and you could win a week for a family of four at one of their Caribbean resorts!  BritMums bloggers visited three Elite Island resorts – St James’s Club and Villa Antigua, St James’s Club Morgan Bay and […]

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46 ways hotels help families check in & chill out

This conversation is sponsored by Holiday Inn. Travel with your children is horizon-expanding and it’s all the better if you can find a child-friendly hotel. Even when you have the most wonderful kids in the world, they still need to run, laugh loudly, cry, be messy…in short, be children. At our #YoureWelcome Twitter conversation, parents […]

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Who do holiday kids’ club really benefit?

  Kids clubs on holiday – some parents find them to be a saving grace, allowing us some time to ourselves. Journalist and author Sarah Tucker, who has interviewed lots of families for her travel books, isn’t so sure. It was in 1998, when my son was born, and I remember being told it would […]

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Video: Expert tips for a family holiday in Cyprus

Yes, there are beautiful beaches. But beyond that, Cyprus offers families a multitude of opportunities for fun and relaxation, from educational opportunities (all those mythical and archaeological sites), unspoiled landscapes for getting outdoors, sumptuous luxury in its top resorts, delicious food and a long season — in October you can still swim in the ocean […]

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Best Bits of Cyprus: 4 don’t-miss experiences

Susan Schwartz (right), creator of the Best Bits Worldwide blog, has been visiting Cyprus for 8 years, frequently with her Cypriot boyfriend. Here, she tells us her best bits that every visitor should experience on the island. Also, don’t miss the Hangout BritMums did with Susan and the luxury family hotel group Thanos.   1. […]

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14 ideas for kids in the Caribbean

Three families, two islands, one month… If you’ve ever thought you can’t go to the Caribbean because you have kids, the Elite Island Family Blogathon took pre-schoolers to teens to two different islands to test whether you can enjoy the islands and take advantage of all they have to offer even if the honeymoon days are a […]

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Visit London with toddlers and small children

The thought of sightseeing with toddlers can be so scary it can often make you change your mind and give up before you’ve even started but recently I had my young family over from Italy and, of course, mum and dad wanted to visit London.  The children are of an age that they can’t be left with family […]

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Family-friendly Napa: 7 things to do

Dreaming of visiting Napa Valley’s legendary wine country, but not sure you should bring the kids? Won’t they get restless while you go on and on about wine? What if they start pulling each other’s hair and in their best annoying voice start asking if it’s time to GO HOME? Admittedly many opt to leave the kids at home when visiting […]

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A family trip to Dubrovnik

Every year BritMums hold their annual awards for Brilliance in Blogging affectionately known throughout the blogging community as the BiBs. In 2014 Gretta Schifano, author of Mums Do Travel, won the Travel BiB award and the sponsors, Wyndham Vacation, sent her off on a dream family trip to Dubrovnik, here Gretta tells BritMums all about it. […]

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Top 10 reasons to visit Kissimmee, Florida

Thinking of visiting Central Florida? Although we agree everyone has to visit “The Big Four” at least once, it’s not just about the world-famous theme parks! With the headwaters of the Florida Everglades at its southern tip, there are natural landscapes to explore, including ecotourism opportunities. The tourist board for the city on Disney’s doorstep has just published this infographic […]

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Isles of Scilly: 12 awesome suggestions for families

    It blows my mind that this is the UK! #Bryer #IslesofScilly #scilly #familytravel #travel #uk #scillyviews #scillyisles A photo posted by Susanna Scott ~ travel (@amodernmother) on Sep 3, 2015 at 11:12am PDT   Have you been to Scilly?  That’s what I’ve asked everyone I know recently. I’m obsessed with this British archipelago which […]

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What to see in Costa Calida

Costa Calida? I hadn’t heard of it. It was only when I was organising my family trip to La Manga Club Resort with James Villa Holidays back in April that I started my research and there wasn’t an awful lot to be found. Guide books on the area were scarce and the one I did buy […]

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