Tag Archives: beaches

Our first family holiday: Mallorca destination guide

I’ve always harboured a soft spot for Mallorca. It was the first place I ever went on an aeroplane, when I was 5 years old: two weeks in May in a one-bed apartment in Santa Ponsa, with a single sofa-bed … Continue reading

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Have baby, will walk: Northumberland destination guide

Let’s face it: anyone with kids over the age of two knows that the ‘walking holiday’ is a contradiction in terms. Sure, my wife and I still take our kids (age 4 and 2) out on occasional jaunts. But walking … Continue reading

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Villas Martinhal, Portugal: accommodation review

This week, I am thrilled to introduce a new contributor to The Trunki Files, Rachael. An expert in boutique travel with whom I am forever swapping tips and recommends, Rachael has set off on a summer trip round Europe with … Continue reading

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Destination guide: Mauritius

Mauritius is a long way away from the UK and the thought of a 12-hour flight with babies and young kids is enough to send most parents running. But the island has a lot going for it for a special … Continue reading

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7 child-friendly boltholes with views to thrill

When you’re on holiday with kids, spending a lot of time in and around your room is inevitable – so best to make sure have something nice to look at. Here are 7 great places to kick back and admire … Continue reading

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10 great UK beaches for babies and toddlers

For anyone with any faith left in the British weather and thinking about a UK beach holiday or day-trip, here are my top 10 favourites for babies and toddlers:

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Destination guide: North Norfolk

Why we booked Quite simply, we love it and need little excuse to go back. The major draws for us are Holkham Beach – one of our favourite places in the UK – and the charming, ever-so-slightly-honky-tonk town of Wells-next-the-sea. … Continue reading

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