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ArcelorMittal Orbit from below. Image courtesy of ArcelorMittal Orbit

Top 10 things to do with kids in London

If you’re going to be in London at any point this summer with your kids there are loads of great things for you to do. Here are my top 10  suggestions - do you have any to add? What are your favourite things to … Read more...

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Cruise

Sunset from the MSC Preziosa. Copyright Gretta Schifano

The spa on board the MSC Preziosa

Recently I went on a Mediterranean cruise with my daughter. This is her review of the spa treatments we enjoyed while on board. Guest post by Izzy  Schifano, age 15. Aboard the MSC Preziosa, the … Read more...

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France

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Italy

Lello having breakfast at Valle di Chiaramonte agriturismo, Sicily. Copyright Gretta Schifano

Staying on a farm in Sicily

Agriturismo Valle di Chiaramonte is one of two working farms owned by the Gulino family on the Italian island of Sicily. The main focus of the Gulinos is beef, dairy and olive oil production but they also have … Read more...

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Amsterdam

Prinsengracht Amsterdam. Copyright Gretta Schifano

Things to do in Amsterdam with kids

I visited Amsterdam recently with my ten year-old son. We had a great time and it’s definitely somewhere I’d recommend for families. Here are some ideas for things to do with kids in the Dutch capital. Make a … Read more...

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Volunteering

Beach cleaning by kayak, NT Stackpole, Wales. Copyright Gretta Schifano.

Family volunteering holidays

Volunteering holidays are increasingly popular with everyone from gap year students to retired people but family volunteering holidays can also be a great option. The best volunteering trips work to support the … Read more...

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