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The Greek islands are beautiful. There’s a good reason why so many people visit them every year. It’s that incredible combination of stunning scenery, good beaches, the bluest of seas and a slow pace of life that’s so appealing for a summer holiday. But how easy is it to find quiet Greek islands where you can escape from the crowds?…

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Suitcases and Sandcastles by Clare Thomson - 6d ago

William Blake famously described England as “a green and pleasant land” in the hymn, Jerusalem, and that’s never more true than in the springtime. It’s not quite so bad returning from your travels when you have views like this to greet you on your Monday morning dog walk. Despite the gorgeous countryside near our home, we’ve been falling back in…

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There are times and places in your life that live on in the imagination long after you’ve left. If you’ve lived somewhere, that place becomes a part of who you are. It will always be yours, no matter how much time has passed since you left. These are the places that feel like home whenever you return. And for me, one…

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If you’re looking for a good day out, it’s hard to beat a visit to a castle. The UK has some of the best castles in the world and there are hundreds of castles in England alone, including some fantastic castles near London that you can easily visit on a day trip. You can find medieval castles, beautiful stately homes…

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It’s one of the world’s most beautiful bays yet few people outside France have heard of the Gulf of Morbihan in Brittany. This vast natural harbour is dotted with tiny islands and has a ragged coastline of glorious sandy beaches, fishing harbours and oyster farms. There are walled medieval towns to explore, with colourful timber-framed houses and restaurants whose tables…

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A weekend in one of the UK’s most beautiful cities is always a good idea. Even better if it’s a Bath weekend break with girlfriends. Bath is my favourite city in England: it’s quirky, historic and a joy to wander around. It’s the only city in the UK to be classed as a World Heritage Site – it’s home to…

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It may look like a fairytale castle but a visit to the gorgeous Scotney Castle in Kent was part of our mission to explore our own backyard – we’re just lucky that our ‘backyard’ includes so many of the UK’s most beautiful castles. Now that it’s Spring we’re getting excited about all the great opportunities to travel that the new…

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Now that we’ve ticked New York off our family travel bucket list we’re starting to think about where else we’d like to visit in the United States. And there are some amazing places to visit in California with kids. In California, it’s easy to combine a city break with outdoor adventure in some of the world’s most beautiful locations. California…

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What’s not to love about glamping with kids? It combines all the fun of camping with the luxury and comfort of a good hotel. Long gone are the days when I’m happy to sleep on a hard floor in a tiny tent. I’d much rather have a good night’s sleep and a proper cup of coffee in the morning. But…

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What are the best things to do in NYC with tweens? It’s hard to think of a more exiting city to visit with children than New York. From the skyscrapers to the Statue of Liberty, the hot dogs in Central Park to crazy shakes and giant pizzas, this is a city break that you’ll remember forever. New York is such…

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