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When it comes to choosing that perfect beach for a family holiday, you’re pretty much spoilt for choice in Devon. This one county alone is blessed with some of the most gorgeous coastline in the United Kingdom, not to mention some of the best beaches in Europe. So it’s a tricky act to narrow things down to a single winner,…

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London is one of the most visited cities in the world, both by Brits and those from abroad. It has many tourist traps that are packed with sightseers no matter the time of day or year, but it also has plenty of unique attractions that are a little off the beaten track. This makes it a great city for a…

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A family road trip in California was high on our bucket list and in February 2020 we finally managed to get out to L.A. and explore this amazing part of the world. In a nutshell, we started in L.A, drove up the Pacific Coast Highway including Santa Barbara, Big Sur, Carmel by the sea, Monterey Bay to San Francisco, then…

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Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach

The last few nights of our memorable 3 weeks family road trip around California we spent at Hermosa Beach, L.A. The accommodation we stayed in a family ocean front room at Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach, a beautiful boutique hotel boasting an enviable position on the beachfront of Hermosa Beach. With miles of white sandy beaches, sunsets, surf, volleyball, dining,…

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Recently we embarked on an amazing family road trip around California. It had been a trip we’d always thought of doing and now our boys being eight and ten, we thought what a great time to live the dream and do it. It was February and we were escaping the winter storms and cold weather back in Cornwall, England in…

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We arrived in Los Angeles airport on a lovely warm evening mid February to begin our three weeks family road trip around California. After our eleven hour flight from London Heathrow, we wanted to stay relatively close to L.A. airport on our first night so we chose Venice Beach. Our two boys, Dylan (10) and Harry (8) had their first…

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What comes to your mind when you think of Portugal and its capital, Lisbon? Perhaps its colonial past, fortified wine, Fado music, seafood, or those beautiful pastel-coloured properties? While you will find all of those in Lisbon, there is so much more to see and do in this beautiful and cosmopolitan European city. There are a lot of things worth…

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February 2020 we took an epic family road trip around California. One big draw for us as a family is that we could have sea/beach and mountains in one trip. So ten days into our trip we arrived at Heavenly Mountain Resort, south of Lake Tahoe and around a 3 hour drive from San Francisco. Heavenly lives up to its…

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Planning a trip to Niagara Falls in Canada is incredibly exciting and perfect for those on a US & North America road trip – not only do you have jam-packed days filled with sight-seeing, boat tours, bike rides, a visit to all three falls, a journey behind the falls or even a helicopter ride. With all this going on, you…

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Spain is a very popular holiday destination that many people travel to every year and there are surprises for guessing why. From a wealth of sunshine to beautiful beaches to a host of things to see and do, there are many reasons why Spain is a sure favourite with British holidaymakers. And since Spain is such a popular destination many…

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