#Take12Trips in 2017: Family Travel Review

Back in January I decided to take part in the #Take12Trips in 2017 challenge. At that time we were on an extended stay in western Austria for the ski season. So I was planning several day trips in the area. Then later in the year I was thinking of perhaps Spain or Romania. Plus a long haul trip somewhere like South Korea or Thailand. How did we get on…
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Day Out in San Sebastian with a Toddler

Day Out in San Sebastian with a Toddler

Although it was late November, we were lucky enough to have a sunny-ish, warm-ish day forecast in San Sebastian. We decided to take advantage and see some of the outdoor activities available. This is what we got up to on a day out in San Sebastian with a toddler…
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Maritime Museum in Bilbao with a Toddler

The Maritime Museum in Bilbao, or the Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao, provides some fun for a toddler for an hour or two. It is located on the river on the site of a former shipyard, not far from the Guggenheim Bilbao. We chose the maritime museum over the art gallery as we thought the latter may be a bit sedate for an active toddler.
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6 Things to do in Manchester with a Toddler

6 Things to do in Manchester with a ToddlerI was in Manchester recently for work and thought it would be interesting to research what there is to do for toddlers. I was surprised to find that there is a huge range of museums in Manchester with activities aimed at little ones. Here are the most interesting 6 things to do in Manchester with a toddler that I found…
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Finding Snow Clothes for a Toddler

Finding Snow Clothes for a ToddlerI always have trouble finding snow clothes for a toddler. In the UK you can find ski wear for 4 year olds and upwards without too much trouble. But the winter clothes for younger kids generally won’t cut it in deep snow and minus temperatures The things called ‘snow’ suits are generally rubbish for actual snow as they are not waterproof enough.
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Travel-Friendly Crafts for a Toddler

Travel-Friendly Crafts for a ToddlerI am beginning to plan our winter trip. So have been researching travel-friendly crafts for a toddler. We will be travelling by car, so have some space to take some compact activities. But certainly not the heap of plastic she tends to play with at home. I am completely not crafty or creative, so need some inspiration. I normally leave this kind of stuff to nursery. Here is my list so far.
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Is Alvor in Portugal a Good Holiday Spot for a Toddler?

Is Alvor in Portugal a Good Holiday Spot for a Toddler?Is Alvor in Portugal a good holiday spot for a toddler? Alvor is a fishing town that has developed into a holiday destination. The town is situated on the banks of the Odiáxere River and is walking distance from a large sandy beach. The town has traditional white washed houses, narrow cobbled streets and small fishing boats pulled up along the banks of the river. And of course newer apartment blocks for all the tourists. The tourist area of the town centre is small; a couple of streets full of restaurants, cafes and bars.
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