Travel: The big one

This is my last travel round-up for BritMums. I’ve been here since the start, February 2012, reading and sharing your travel posts each month. Sometimes they have been carefully curated pieces, highlighting a small number of chosen travel posts. More often they have been larger, more inclusive collections. For my final post, my last hurrah,…

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Travel Round-up: Nordic countries

It was a family holiday to Iceland in 2007 which proved to be the catalyst for me to write a travel blog. I published a series of posts called ‘Mum’s Gone To Iceland’ and the name ‘Mum’s Gone To…’ then became my blog name. I have had an affinity for Nordic countries ever since, enjoying a…

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Travel Round-up: Trips & tips

With the Easter holidays over or in their final days, our thoughts are turning to summer holidays. What have you got planned this year? Relaxing by a beach or exploring a city? A staycation or a long-haul trip?  This month’s round-up is a wonderful mix of of recent holidays plus a fantastic selection of handy…

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The 28 best places to take kids in sizzling Spain

I have a soft spot for Spain, from the moment I coveted castanets and a straw donkey on a family trip to Majorca in the 1970s. More holidays to Spain continued and even in my twenties I joined my mum and dad on a trip to Tenerife where I met my future husband – who said holiday…

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Travel: All around the world

I’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…

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Travel: Fabulous France

When I think back to all the holidays we had when our son was younger, France featured very heavily. Whether it was a busy city break or a relaxing camping trip, France was the perfect destination for a family holiday. I have great memories of playing on the beach with a toddler in Dinan, Brittany, then years…

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