Holiday Makers: Mums share more summer fun ideas #ad

  Summer can be full of all kinds of fun things – family games, picnics outdoors – and not-so-great things – the kids vegging in front of screens, unlearning everything they know from school. Then it can be full of all kinds of surprising things that keep kids excited, engaged and learning – spaghetti bridges,…

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Mums’ review: Holiday Super Camps for kids #ad

On the drive to the first day at her local Super Camps location, Ting from My Travel Monkey noticed that her son was unusually quiet. Like a lot of children, he was probably very nervous about the new kids, the new activities, the new experience of Super Camps. “I reassured and reminded him how much…

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Travel: Beach holidays

One of the things that I enjoy the most on my travels is exploring different beaches. Whatever the time of year, spending time by the sea feels relaxing to me, whether I’m paddling, swimming, looking for shells or just sitting and watching the waves. Here are some great posts about beach holidays – after reading…

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Getting Closer to London with Thistle Hotels #BeCloserTo #ad

Finding things to do together as a family can sometimes be hard. We love exploring new places and making discoveries together. That’s why we’re delighted to be working with Thistle Hotels and trying out their new Blue Badge guide tours designed to get families out exploring and discovering together.   Our experience at Thistle City Barbican,…

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Top ideas for kids’ summer activities & engineering fun #TheHolidayMakers

With summer holidays, parents thoughts turn not only to how to keep the children busy but also how we can keep their brains ticking over. Finding activities that keep kids busy and their minds active over the summer isn’t always easy, so at our #TheHolidayMakers Twitter chat, sponsored by The Holiday Makers site, we discussed activities that…

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Expat: Got kids will travel

June was a scorcher with temperatures into the 30’s some days. Island girl that I am, I can’t stand the heat. You’re likely to find me in the shade with a sunhat and flops. Interestingly, the guys showed their appreciation (or not) for the heatwave by going about topless. Now, this is a practice I…

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