EUROPEAN CITY BREAKS

Lisbon in December

I love that living in the UK means that we are able to pop to a different country for a weekend. European city breaks can often feel just as good as a weeks holiday. It’s just a case of being prepared with knowing what kids activities are available, yet allowing yourself time to wander to unveil hidden gems.

2 DAYS in MADRID WITH KIDS: itinerary, map, and top things to do

2 DAYS in MADRID WITH KIDS: itinerary, map, and top things to do

European city breaks, Spain /
Despite being the Spanish capital, Madrid is often overlooked as a family friendly city break in favour of Barcelona or Seville's architectural charm. But this buzzing and grand city is a fantastic place to explore, and there is more than ...
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Visiting Ghent with kids: top things to

Visiting Ghent with kids: top things to

European city breaks /
With its cobbled streets and fairytale charm, the compact medieval city of Ghent is often overlooked by travellers who make a beeline for Bruges. But less than a 25 minute train journey away from its dominating neighbour, travellers are discovering ...
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Nuremberg with kids: Top 10 things to do

Nuremberg with kids: Top 10 things to do

European city breaks /
Nuremberg is steeped in elegance and charm, boasting medieval architecture, numerous museums, and characterful beer cellars. It makes for a wonderful European city break . But what we didn't appreciate before our visit, is exactly how much there is to ...
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The best ALTERNATIVE European city breaks with kids for 2020

The best ALTERNATIVE European city breaks with kids for 2020

European city breaks, Top reads /
One of our favourite things about living in the UK is the ease (once you've got through airport security checks!) of being able to pop on a short flight to a different country and immersing ourselves in a totally different ...
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The BEST things to do in Reykjavik with kids

The BEST things to do in Reykjavik with kids

European city breaks, Iceland /
If you are planning a family trip to Iceland, there is a good chance that you will head to Reykjavík at some point and will be wondering what there is to do in Reykjavik with kids. Whether you're using the ...
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REVIEW: Holiday Inn Nürnberg City Centre

REVIEW: Holiday Inn Nürnberg City Centre

European city breaks /
Our visit to Nuremberg after Christmas last year really took us by surprise. It was a city I'd always associated with a dark history, and really had no idea how much there is for families to do. There's the Transport ...
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Itinerary for Lisbon with kids: what to do and where to go

Itinerary for Lisbon with kids: what to do and where to go

Feeling the warm sun on my face, my toe tapping to the buskers behind me, I couldn't help but feel a little smug that we were visiting Lisbon in December. I was sat on the steps of the Tagus River ...
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Copenhagen with a toddler in winter AND on a budget

Copenhagen with a toddler in winter AND on a budget

European city breaks /
Copenhagen was one of our first European city breaks with kids, and we visited in the depths of winter when the boys were 1 and 3 years old, lured by very cheap easyJet flights. It was bitterly cold, even in ...
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