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Travel Round-up: Self-catering in the UK

We have had some great self-catering holidays in the UK this year including a wonderful week in a stylish house overlooking Woolacombe Bay in Devon. But is it still a holiday when you have to do the cooking and washing up? I think so, especially if everyone does their bit and you try and have a […]

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Travel Round-up: Family cruising

In the last few years, family cruising has become a huge part of the cruise business. No longer the preserve of the richer, elder clientele, cruises provide fantastic holiday experiences for children of all ages. Operators have considered just about every possible entertainment option for families and, with a vast choice of food outlets and a dizzying […]

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Travel Round-up: In search of good food

EntrĂ©e On our travels, it’s very often the food we eat which can stir memories for years after.  This month’s round-up features some tasty offerings, where food and a sense of place go hand in hand. We’ve just returned from a week’s road trip around Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, an area blessed with excellent […]

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Travel Round-up: Summer 2016

Compiling the travel round-up at the end of the summer is always a joy. I love to read about your trips within the UK and beyond: the lazy days at the seaside, city breaks, fun and exploration. If you want to find out where BritMums families have been this summer, or are seeking inspiration for […]

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Travel Round-up: Family-friendly hotels around the world

Finding the perfect hotel for your family can be a little like searching for the Holy Grail. Interconnecting rooms are often the ideal solution but can be pricey; family rooms are great but only if the beds are appropriate for the ages of your children. Activities for little ones can make a big difference, as […]

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Travel Round-up: July’s jaunts

If you’re thinking about heading to the British coast this summer, Space in Your Case can help you. Using recommendations from lots of travel bloggers, here’s the definitive guide to 36 British beaches for guaranteed family fun.  If you still need more suggestions, the Travel Loving Family has just returned from Wales and has an excellent […]

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Travel Round-up: City breaks

I’m a big fan of city breaks. Whether in the UK or abroad, a few days away experiencing the architecture, culture and food of a bustling city  can be just as invigorating as a longer holiday. As a family, some of our best trips have involved cities and our son, Rory, from an early age, started to appreciate art […]

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Travel Round-up: The unique voices of travel bloggers

Nadine, who writes at Juggle Mum and is our BritMums blog editor, wrote an interesting piece recently: What makes a good travel blogger? In the post Nadine interviews two representatives of companies she has worked with on blogging assignments to find out what qualities are important in a travel blogger. It was reassuring to read […]

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Travel Round-up: BritMums go skiing

Having just returned from my first skiing holiday I am now belatedly aware how family-friendly the sport is and how, if children learn early, you can look forward to many happy hours on the slopes in future years. If you aren’t sure whether skiing will suit your family or not, take the children to an indoor centre […]

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Travel Round-up: A medley for March

Last month I promised a smorgasbord of skiing posts but as most people have only just returned from their half-term trips, I thought it best to leave it until next time to give everyone a chance to write about their snowy experiences. Instead I would like to tantalise your travelling taste buds with offerings from […]

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Travel Round-up: Pick ‘n’ mix holidays

I have a varied assortment of travel possibilities for you this month: hopefully you will find something tasty to inspire you.  First up, a great collection from the UK for all budgets ranging from a caravan holiday on the Welsh coast to a luxury family hotel in Dartmoor. There are some great ideas for short […]

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Travel Round-up: Caribbean with children

With Christmas over and the rest of the winter still to come, we need to cheer ourselves up. What better way than to dream of a holiday somewhere warm and relaxing. This month’s round up is all about the Caribbean. If you hadn’t considered travelling that far for a bit of sun, sea and sand, have […]

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Travel Round-up: At home & (mostly) abroad

This month’s round-up is certainly a global one. Usually when I put a call out for travel posts, the balance falls in favour of trips within the UK. This time I have been reading about your jaunts from Venice to Vancouver and New Orleans to Namibia. I think you will find some inspiration here for […]

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Travel Round-up: Self-catering in Devon & Cornwall

I know it’s wonderful to travel and explore this fascinating world of ours. But sometimes we need to step back and appreciate the beauty on our own doorstep. My plan had been to share your posts about self-catering in the UK but as the majority of posts just happened to feature accommodation in Devon and […]

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Travel Round-up: Where in the world?

Last month the spotlight was on Greece but I realised that many of the summer holiday posts you had all been writing were in danger of being missed unless I compiled one of my regular bumper round-ups. There are some great reads here plus lots of suggestions for trips in the UK and beyond, for […]

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Travel Round-up: Greek Odyssey

At the beginning of the summer, the economic crisis in Greece certainly caused tourists to waver with regard to booking a holiday there. A good friend of mine, Sally, has owned a villa in the resort of Stoupa, Greece, for many years. With her usual wry humour, on arrival at her holiday home this summer, she […]

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Travel round-up: Summer showcase

It’s always good to have the occasional bumper round-up, sharing days out in the UK and holidays abroad. Thank you to everyone who responded to my request for your travel posts: I hope you enjoy seeing your post here on BritMums and take the chance to discover other destinations courtesy of your fellow bloggers. Next month […]

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Travel round-up: European encounters

This month’s round-up features a varied assortment of travel posts from Europe. Think of it as a blogging Eurovision, without the guest post from Australia. I also decided to keep the UK out of the mix – we’d only get nul points anyway.     Ireland Things to do in Wicklow – Kate Takes Five […]

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