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[ 16 Feb 2019 | No Comment ]

With ample green spaces, a spectacular castellated skyline, global cultural imprint and good schools, Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most desirable places to live.
And it’s also home to Scotland’s busiest airport, with regular flights to business capitals London and New York as well as Europe and the rest of the world.
The air hub’s undergone an extensive refurbishment program over the past few years — so if you’re an Edinburgh resident who’s not flown for a while or are new to the Athens of the North and looking for advice, here …

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[ 25 Jun 2012 | No Comment ]

A long car journey with small children can be a nightmare, but it is important to keep things in proportion. For example, when the whaling ship Essex sank in 1820 she was far out in the South Pacific, over a thousand miles from the nearest land.
Modern travelling families can learn from the Essex’s tragedy – just following some simple advice could help your journey become a far more successful one!
Dissent in the ranks
Travelling with children will only be more difficult if you lose your way, or argue with a fellow …

Headline, house and home, travel mums »

[ 30 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]

1) Always carry treats. Travelling with children minus treats is like walking through a vampire-infested grave-yard after midnight without a wooden stake. You might survive, but why take the chance.
2) Enthuse your kids about where you’re going. Although never oversell the destination as we did visiting the Wensleydale Cheese Visitor Centre. On the strength of a Yorkshire Tourist Board leaflet featuring Wallace and Gromit sticking their thumbs up, we rashly promised life-size models of the cartoon characters wandering around. The only thing Wallace and Gromit related was a chalk outline …

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[ 2 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments ]
Mumpreneur Profile: Rita Kobrak of mum-and-baby-experience.co.uk

I launched my business last year running Mum and Baby/Toddler holidays in Tuscany.www.mum-and-baby-experience.co.uk
I am Rita Kobrak and am 43 years old and live in London, but aim to move to Italy in the next few years.
I worked as a self employed Tour manager, organizing and guiding tours of Europe ever since leaving university. I loved my job and all the travelling I did, but once I had my beautiful daughter 3 years ago, I realized it would be impossible t leave her for such long periods.(I was working in different …

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[ 29 Apr 2011 | No Comment ]
Last chance to nominate your travel products!

Search is on for best family friendly travel products

Holiday company Tots to Travel is launching the Just Go! Awards, the UK’s first awards focused exclusively on family friendly travel products. The company is inviting entries for products that genuinely make the life of parents easier when travelling with young children aged four and under.

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[ 24 Apr 2011 | No Comment ]
No more nappy change problems – new iPhone App can help

Okay, so what do you do when you’re out for the day, your baby needs changing, and you don’t know where the nearest baby changing rooms are? Try the NCT’s new iPhone app. ‘NCT Babychange’ is free to download and allows you to locate the nearest baby changing facility in the area, view its star rating, and then rate it for other parents to use.

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[ 17 Apr 2011 | No Comment ]
Tots to Travel launches inaugural Just Go! Awards

Search is on for best family friendly travel products

Holiday company Tots to Travel is launching the Just Go! Awards, the UK’s first awards focused exclusively on family friendly travel products. The company is inviting entries for products that genuinely make the life of parents easier when travelling with young children aged four and under.

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[ 5 Apr 2011 | One Comment ]
Pack An App To Make Holidays With Kids Easier

‘Are we there yet?’ ‘I’m bored.’ ‘What can we do?’ Sound familiar? Holidaying with children can involve a lot of luggage and even more whinging. But thanks to a raft of apps for smartphones and tablet devices, holidays can be made a lot easier.
Travel expert Wendy Shand, founder of www.totstotravel.co.uk and mum to three children aged one to eight, has spent years perfecting the art of travelling with children. Here she shares her list of the top apps to have on your phone for holidays with kids.

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[ 30 Jul 2010 | No Comment ]
10 Top Quick Tips for Summer Games On The Go

(No paper, pens, batteries required – just brain cells!)
1. Three Word Story: each person says three words in turn to develop a story – hilarious!
2. Shopping Game: first person starts: ‘Mrs Smith went shopping and she bought an apple,’ the next person has to repeat what has been said so far and add something beginning with the letter ‘b’ and so on, working your way through the alphabet. You could change it to countries, food, animals…

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[ 29 May 2010 | No Comment ]
10 Top Quick Tips for Travelling This Half Term

These quick tips are designed to help you help your children develop a positive attitude towards travelling and holidays particulaly primary school children.  Our tips are in addition to the usual sudocream, UV protection, antiseptic wipes, calpol sachets, insect bite cream, plasters…etc.