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PLAY THE CHRISTMAS HITS AT HARD ROCK HOTEL TENERIFE

PLAY THE CHRISTMAS HITS AT HARD ROCK HOTEL TENERIFE

Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife’s festive month starts from 6th December 2021 – 1st January 2022

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, the idyllic island of Tenerife is the perfect place to escape those winter blues and get away for an island retreat this Christmas. The festive season at Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife officially...

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Talented 8 year old lands job of a lifetime as junior travel photographer  

tripAbrood appoint a Chief Kids Officer after receiving hundreds of adorable applications

Family travel specialist tripAbrood has received hundreds of applications after advertising for the role of Chief Kids Officer, open to anyone aged 5 to 12 years old. Looking to gain a child’s eye view of the family holiday experience, tripAbrood set out to hire a budding travel photographer to document...

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New Devon destination guide goes live for families looking for top days out

A new family guide to days out in Devon has been published to inspire staycations and holidays in this top UK destination.

101 days out in Devon with Kids has been published by Devon mum Claire Hall - a former journalist, serial travel blogger and editor of the Devon with Kids website.

Claire moved to Devon with her family in 2015. Since then she has visited more 60 family...

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HMRC can help towards the cost of children’s summer holiday activities

Today, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working families in the South West that they can use Tax-Free Childcare to help pay for their childcare costs over the summer.

Tax-Free Childcare – a childcare top-up for working parents – can be used to help pay for accredited holiday clubs, childminders or sports activities – giving parents and carers that extra peace of...

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How to survive long car journeys with young children

​My children have been travelling on long car journey's to visit their grandparents since they were tiny.

I am not going to say that every journey has been amazing. It hasn't. We have heard one or the other child asking "Are we nearly there yet?" a million times and have had to pull off the M25, find a side street to stop in and settle a screaming baby. We have also had to deal with being...

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Cross the River game

Cross the River game.

The “Cross the River” game has been one of the biggest hits for both my children during lockdown.

It’s an activity that we were given by my daughter’s pre-school and it is super easy, needs no real other equipment, can be adapted really easily and teaches the children lots of skills whilst they are having fun! What’s not to love!

So, what do...