Kid-friendly Activities in Dubai

Kid-friendly Activities in Dubai
When most people think of Dubai, they think of the uber rich and great shopping. However, Dubai is actually a very affordable, family friendly city. The Hotels Most of the hotels in Dubai are catered for children. Places like Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa have kid’s clubs that offer a variety of activities, as well as children’s pools and babysitting services. This is a good way for children to spend time with other children or to exercise their right independence whilst on holiday. Read more [...]

Money Saving Tips For Family Travel

Money Saving Tips For Family Travel
If you are thinking about planning a family vacation, then a budget travel option doesn't sound like it would be much fun - doesn't it? But this doesn't have to be the case. It's definitely possible for you and your family to have a fun filled holiday without going overboard or breaking the bank. The key is in the planning.  If you have a lump sum of money, then you may want to consider putting that into an account of some sort. Something that will earn you a rate on interest over time. Read more [...]

Outdoor Activities to Undertake in Florida

Outdoor Activities to Undertake in Florida
Florida - the Sunshine State - is a great place for an outdoor activity packed holiday. There's no need to visit man made theme parks; the state of Florida is itself a wonderful park that shows many wonders of the natural world and there are over 150 Florida State Parks to be explored. What better way to enjoy this stunning scenery than by immersing yourself in it? Getting there Flights from the UK take around 8-9hours (depending on which airport you fly from), and can often be expensive unless Read more [...]

Discovering the Mythical King Arthur

Discovering the Mythical King Arthur
If your kid is a fan of knights and swordplay, princesses and magic, there are only two places you should take into consideration for your next vacation. One is Disneyland, the other is Wales. That's right, Wales. That is where the adventures of King Arthur and his Knights took place. The famous Legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is still a favourite to many young boys, and throw in the occasional princess and your daughter is sure to like it just as well. Getting to Wales Read more [...]

The Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a vibrant country with many attractions that can entice even the fussiest of travelers  It promotes Eco-tourism and offers beautiful wildlife opportunities, which makes it a paradise for nature lovers. The following list provides some of the best activities/attractions that Costa Rica offers; Stunning Beaches The name Costa Rica literally translates into "Rich Coast"! So it goes without saying that you can expect the beaches to be absolutely magnificent. The 1,290 mile Caribbean Read more [...]

5 Tips for Surviving a Long-Haul Flight with Kids

5 Tips for Surviving a Long-Haul Flight with Kids
With all of the extra hassle around flying these days, most of us find it challenge enough to get from point A to faraway point B with sanity intact- let alone with little ones along for the ride! Here are 5 tips to keep in mind to help minimize stress on your family when traveling for the long-haul with kids: Dealing with Seats Though the cost of airline tickets skyrockets when you bring the kids along, many airlines do offer international children’s fares at 75% of the adult price (for Read more [...]

Bunaken, A Tropical Island Paradise

Bunaken, A Tropical Island Paradise
Taking a boat to a small tropical island surrounded by beautiful turquoise waters and shimmering tropical reefs. There are actually a surprising number of countries that still give you this option. One of my favourite places so far has been the island of Bunaken, just off the Northern tip of Sulawesi, Indonesia. It's a great place for a family vacation. After all children can't really disappear off of an island.  Bunaken is popular with tourists and will get quite busy during the holiday season. Read more [...]

How to get the most out of spending the least

How to get the most out of spending the least
The downturn in the economy means that most people have less disposable income to spend. This doesn't need to mean that you have to stop spending altogether though, but making the most of your money becomes key. Getting the most out of spending the least can be done by anyone who is willing to consider their purchases in advance. The following suggestions are just some of the ways you can make your money go a long way. Shop at outlet stores There are some fantastic bargains to be found at Read more [...]