Travelling with Kids to the Continent – Air Travel vs Ferry Crossing

Travelling with Kids to the Continent – Air Travel vs Ferry Crossing
As anyone with kids will know, travelling as a family treads that very fine line between bliss and misery. And the worst part is that you never really know when, where or why it might swing from one extreme to the other. The simple fact of the matter is that kids and long journeys have never made the best of bedfellows. In turn, you find yourself walking on eggshells for much of the journey, hoping and praying it passes without incident. Logically speaking therefore, you’d assume that the quicker Read more [...]

Ways to help Improve your Childs Education

Ways to help Improve your Childs Education
We will always want what’s best for our children. There is no exception when it comes to education. We are not talking about pricey private schools though, we just want our kids to exceed in academics. Often when a child isn’t doing well in school we as parents may not know where to turn for answers. Is it the schools fault? Is our child not applying themselves? Are we as parents to blame?   Each case is different, but we as parents certainly need to be on top of our kids' education. Read more [...]

3 BEST AIRLINES TO TRAVEL WITH KIDS

3 BEST AIRLINES TO TRAVEL WITH KIDS
There is nothing as challenging as taking a long flight with kids and manage to maintain their composure. As usual it is like kids always wait for this chance to drag their parents through an unnecessarily long walk of shame as other passengers watch in dismay. As if  prolonging  the show  isn’t good  enough the kids  performance  for the passengers does not end without the usual screaming, kicking of legs and  finally climaxing in a fighting of who gets the seat close to the window. Read more [...]

3 REASONS WHY TRAVELLING WITH KIDS IS FUN

3 REASONS WHY TRAVELLING WITH KIDS IS FUN
To most people the idea of travelling with kids is a nightmare. Kids can get bored quickly and being on a long distance flight makes most of them cranky. Most parents prefer to be with their kids at home and when it comes to travelling, most of them prefer short distance. Other parents however, are mostly concerned about the health of their children. Even though thorough medical checkups and proper vaccinations are required before anyone embarks on an overseas journey, some parents are still Read more [...]

5 BEST PIECES OF EQUIPMENT FOR BACKPACKING WITH KIDS

5 BEST PIECES OF EQUIPMENT FOR BACKPACKING WITH KIDS
Backpacking with kids can be a tricky situation and more so when packing equipments you will need the right equipments can either make or break your day of much anticipated fun. Carrying bulky equipment that you later find was not necessary or forgetting important equipment may make you feel like you are in a death trap. First aid kit It need not be detailed like the Red Cross one but it should have essentials like burn cream, sting relief, antiseptic wipes, band aid, cotton balls Read more [...]

BEST TOUR COMPANIES FOR TRAVELLING WITH KIDS

BEST TOUR COMPANIES FOR TRAVELLING WITH KIDS
Travelling alone or in a group of adults is very different from travelling with kids. Most people want to see the world and experience what it has to offer but the idea of their kids in tow discourages many parents. However, that should not be a problem anymore. The best Tour companies have today specialized in travelling packages that include kids too. So, the idea of stranded and clueless parents or guardians at the airports with exhausted kids in tow is now a thing of the past. THOMPSON FAMILY Read more [...]

Menorca with the kids – top attractions

Menorca with the kids – top attractions
Heading away with the kids should be the highlight of the year, so make sure it goes to plan with plenty of attraction ideas up your sleeve. If you are planning a holiday to Menorca then you won't be at a loss for what to include as the Balearic Island is brimming with possibilities. From long days spent building sandcastles at the beach to hurling themselves down the slides at a waterpark, follow these simple recommendations and your children will be far from bored next time you go away. The Read more [...]

Child-Friendly Activities in Yorkshire

Child-Friendly Activities in Yorkshire
If you are looking for a great day out that the whole family can enjoy, Yorkshire has a lot to offer. From zoos and animal attractions to theme parks and museums, the possibilities are endless. Read on to discover how to banish boredom during the spring and summer months and create memories that will be treasured for a lifetime. The Forbidden Corner (Minimum Age 5) Exploring the largest county in England doesn’t come without its challenges. With so much to see and do, singling out a specific Read more [...]

Family friendly beach resorts to try out this month

Family friendly beach resorts to try out this month
Who doesn’t love a dose of sun, sea and sand? And with the autumn weather beginning to set in thoughts of a beach holiday on the continent become ever-more appealing. Crystal clear waters, vast stretches of white sand and a poolside cocktail are the perfect antidote to the impending darkness that are inevitably headed Britain’s way. However, when it comes to heading off on a beach holiday ‘en famille’, things may look a little different. Think sandcastles and lilos rather than uninterrupted Read more [...]

Three money-saving tips for a family vacation

Three money-saving tips for a family vacation
Even in these tough economic times, most families recognise the importance of getting away from it all and recharging the batteries on a much-needed vacation. Whether it's the opposite end of the country, a continent on the other side of the world, or simply a few days spent not far from home, a vacation gives everyone a chance to have fun, experience new things and enjoy spending valuable time with the family. By planning ahead and making the most of money-saving opportunities, it's possible Read more [...]