What do kids really want from hotels?

What do kids want when they stay in hotels? Contrary to what some might think, it’s not necessarily XBox in the room. At BritMums we recently gathered together a group of family travel bloggers to talk about this and other travel blogging issues at our #KidsatTaj day. We were hosted at 51 Buckingham Gate, a…

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Video: Tips for long-haul family adventure travel

Long-haul adventure trips are an exciting event — they can be fun, enriching and mind-expanding for the entire family. Yet for a parent organising and orchestrating one, there’s also that bit of anxiety. Because of the time and expense, we want to ensure we make the most of it and come away with happy lasting…

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Hangout: Tips for long-haul family travel

A big, long-haul adventure trip is something so many of us hope to take as a family — exposing our children (and ourselves) to new people, sights and lands. But they can be challenging. Because of the time and expense, we want to make the most of it and come away with happy lasting memories.…

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40 tips for making family travel easier

How do you make family travel less stressful? Do you stick to your usual routines or relax the rules? What makes family travel easier? BritMums — along with cohosts, Anneli Faiers (@Delicieux_fr) and Paul Steele (@paul_steele), founder of BaldHiker.com and VisitBritain contributor — organised a Twitter party all about family travel, hashtag #HyattWLFG. It was…

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Visiting Ironbridge with children

Sarah Ebner, who blogs at School Gate for The Times (subscription required), recently travelled to Shropshire with her family. Here, she describes what makes it a fun family getaway. Beautiful scenery, lots to do and great fun. What wasn’t there to like about our holiday in Shropshire? Oh yes, the rain. But let’s go back…

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