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Honeymoon and family cottages in Meru National Park, Kenya

Honeymoon and family cottages in Meru National Park, Kenya

The iconic Elsa’s Kopje located in Meru National Park, Kenya on the site where Born Free was filmed and Joy and George Adamson released Elsa the lioness has completed a makeover offering more suites for honeymooners and families.

A truly global choice from Families Worldwide in 2015

A truly global choice from Families Worldwide in 2015

Market-leading family adventure holiday company Families Worldwide, has launched its exciting 2015 programme revealing no fewer than 13 brand new itineraries, taking the total number of countries to choose from around the world to 32.

Europe's largest high altitude ski plateau - The perfect family ski holiday

Europe's largest high altitude ski plateau - The perfect family ski holiday

You would be forgiven for comparing this place to the rolling English countryside rather than the grey, granite, sharpness associated with many Alpine ski settings.

What type of skiing family are you?

What type of skiing family are you?

Family holidays take a bucket load of planning, family skiing holidays take that level of organisation to another dimension. Pick the wrong resort and you could end up spending more time doing the ski school run than the skiing runs.

Time away with parents helps 42% of children take their ‘bravery steps’

An independent study by leading short breaks provider, Center Parcs revealed how children often take their ‘bravery steps’ whilst on a family break.

Soma Bay: The perfect half-term getaway

Soma Bay: The perfect half-term getaway

Soma Bay, the self-contained holiday paradise on the Red Sea, is Egypt’s best kept secret and considered the leading location for scuba diving, snorkelling, wind surfing, sailing and kite surfing for all ages and levels.

Family fun crosses the generations with ‘3G’ holidays

More than 12.5 million people (18%) have enjoyed a ‘3G’ holiday in the past year, meaning at least three generations of the family were on the trip, according to research from Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance.

Exsus puts Fiji at the heart of luxury family adventures

Exsus puts Fiji at the heart of luxury family adventures

Adventurous families looking for the next big trip should shrug off the back to school doldrums and plan to cast-away to Fiji for the ultimate, unforgettable paradise-found holiday.

October half term family adventure

October half term family adventure

After the long summer holiday and the return to school in early September, October half term is the first chance that families have to enjoy an adventure holiday together.

Family holiday budgets increase by almost a fifth on last year

Family holiday budgets increase by almost a fifth on last year

The average family intends to spend £1,937 on their main holiday this year (not including spending money); £281 (or 17%) more than the amount spent last year, according to research from M&S Bank.

Culture vulture families encouraged to choose family-friendly Philadelphia this summer

Culture vulture families encouraged to choose family-friendly Philadelphia this summer

With the school summer holidays in full swing, Pennsylvania's largest city, Philadelphia is the destination of choice for many families looking for a holiday which combines the best of culture alongside child-friendly entertainment.

Wild camping and family glamping

Wild camping and family glamping

Family holidays will be even more exciting this summer as Acacia Africa have three very different experiences on offer. Small group trips, upscale lodges and glamping options, and a new accommodated overland collection are available for those with kids in tow, the tour operator making Africa more affordable.

Boomerang Brits revisit the same holiday spots each year

An increasing number of Brits are ‘boomeranging’ back to the same holiday destination year after year.

Summer holidays that fit all families

“There’s no such thing as a ‘normal’ family, and, equally, there’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ family holiday”, say the experts at Activities Abroad.

Relaxing and affordable: Family holidays at the Seychelles

Relaxing and affordable: Family holidays at the Seychelles

There are many good reasons for a dream holiday with the whole family in the Seychelles. Endless flat beaches with fine sand add to enjoyable and safe fun in the water for children and pure relaxation for parents. Because the continuously warm climate in the Seychelles never wanders into the extremes, these experiences are year round.