Category: Family Travel

A visit to the Secret Lagoon in Iceland's Golden Circle

A visit to the Secret Lagoon in Iceland's Golden Circle

The not-so-secret Secret Lagoon is known locally as "Gamla Laugin" which means "The Old Pool" - a much more fitting name given that this is the oldest swimming pool in Iceland.
White water rafting in Iceland's Golden Circle

White water rafting in Iceland's Golden Circle

Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill and beauty of river rafting in the heart of Iceland's Golden Circle? Since 1985 Arctic Rafting have been doing exactly that.
Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

You could be forgiven for wondering how a hotel that is largely made from wood, in a country that is relatively devoid of trees, has come about.
Snorkelling between tectonic plates at Silfra in Iceland's Thingvellir National Park

Snorkelling between tectonic plates at Silfra in Iceland's Thingvellir National Park

Iceland lies along the mid-Atlantic Ridge and exists because of the divergence of two tectonic plates - the North American plate and the Eurasian plate - and a great place to see this first hand is at Silfra.
Safari Quads - what to expect from a buggy safari in Iceland's Blue Mountains

Safari Quads - what to expect from a buggy safari in Iceland's Blue Mountains

One of the activities that our kids most enjoyed on our trip to Iceland was our buggy safari in the Blue Mountains with Safari Quads - the number #1 rated ATV and buggy operator in Iceland.
Krauma Natural Geothermal Baths & Restaurant - what to expect from one of Iceland's newest geothermal spas

Krauma Natural Geothermal Baths & Restaurant - what to expect from one of Iceland's newest geothermal spas

The journey from Reykjavik to the geothermal baths at Krauma is just under an hour and a half, so this is easily a place you could visit on a day trip out of the capital.
Into the Glacier - what to expect on a journey into the heart of the Langjökull glacier, Iceland

Into the Glacier - what to expect on a journey into the heart of the Langjökull glacier, Iceland

For an Icelandic experience with a difference, we heartily recommend Into the Glacier which can be visited as part of a tour from Reykjavik or by self-driving to Husafell or Klaki basecamp.
Exploring Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano site

Exploring Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano site

Instead of driving straight to our hotel after collecting our bags at the airport, we instead headed for Grindavik so that we could explore the Fagradalsfjall volcano site.
Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Formerly a boutique hotel, Chester's white-painted Edgar House is one of the city's most iconic residences.
27 events taking place across England this August Bank Holiday

27 events taking place across England this August Bank Holiday

As Summer continues, England is all set to celebrate the August Bank Holiday weekend (27-29 Aug 2022) with a host of events and experiences.
Family friendly luxury yacht charter vacations in the Mediterranean

Family friendly luxury yacht charter vacations in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is a prime family destination, and travel by water offers them a novel experience while taking the frustration out of transiting between the city and the surf.
Top tips for traveling to the Plitvice Lakes with children

Top tips for traveling to the Plitvice Lakes with children

The lakes, waterfalls and forests of the Plitvice Lakes National Park make it an interesting destination for families with children to explore.
Why a safari is one of the best family holidays abroad

Why a safari is one of the best family holidays abroad

Going on a safari in Kenya with your children has to be one of the most unforgettable trips - and dare we say it, one of the best family holidays abroad - you’ll ever have together.
Short stay: Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK

Short stay: Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK

Our review of the Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK
The view from Brant Fell

Our favourite Lake District walks with the children

Here are just a few of our favourite Lake District walks which we’ve enjoyed with our children. So why not kit yours out with some sturdy walking boots and take them exploring?
The 5 best resorts to stay with your family in Sri Lanka

The 5 best resorts to stay with your family in Sri Lanka

Listed here are the best resorts to stay at in Sri Lanka when travelling with the kids, making sure the whole experience will be a joy for every member of the family.