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Mr. Tayto and my family Tayto Park in Dublin by Helen Earley
In Ireland, Visit This Unbelievable Amusement Park Devoted to the Potato Chip

In the days before you could get everything anywhere, Tayto crisps were a home comfort that Irish people living abroad would crave. In the 1990’s pub-owners in London would bring back cases to serve in London’s Irish pubs, and if you asked a young Irish person living New York which
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Airstream Safari 1956 kids jumping at Coastal Valley and Crafts Campground, Newquay Cornwall photo by Helen Earley
Going Wild for the Airstream Safari: A Cool Camper with a Fascinating History

Last summer, we were staying in the surf town of Newquay, Cornwall, visiting family, when our dear friends, a family of four, announced that they were coming down to the South West to visit us. Being the height of summer, there were very few hotels or Air BnB’s available, but
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Is your family ready for a British canal boat holiday? Lead photo colourful narrowboat
Is Your Family Ready for a British Canal Boat Holiday?

Hidden behind the congested modern rail and motorway system, British canals offer a tranquil, yet thrilling tourist experience on the “inland waterways” – an alternate view of England that international tourists rarely see.  To travel through the British countryside by canal boat is to putter slowly, stopping whenever you please to
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Dublin, Ireland: More Than Just Luck

There was no doubt I’d like Ireland, I just never knew I’d fall in love so hard. With Dublin City at the helm, Ireland’s history spans over a thousand years, live music plays a vital role (Tradfest for example), coastal villages are begging to be explored, packed pubs line the
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Big Family Travel Unique and Affordable Accommodations for Big Broods!
Big Family? Here Are Some Unique and Affordable Accommodations for Big Broods!

Let’s face it. Travelling as a family of five or more in an accommodation world built for four can be challenging. I know this all too well. When my kids were small, it was possible—though never preferable—to cajole the wee three into one bed. Now that the oldest tops me
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Exploring Britain with the YHA
Exploring Britain with the YHA: A Family Road Trip Through England and Wales

It is early evening as we drive toward YHA Wilderhope, an imposing Elizabethan manor house in the middle of the Shropshire countryside, close to the historic towns of Ironbridge, and Bridgnorth. The clouds are from a Constable painting, and each rolling hill is a different colour: some rich green, others the
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5 Islands Your Family Needs to See to Believe feature
Island Adventure: 5 Islands Your Family Needs to See to Believe

The phrase “island adventure” may evoke images of white sand beaches and cerulean waves, but not all island adventures are set in a tropical paradise. Here are five islands from around the world that offer a variety of exotic adventures for your family to enjoy! Madagascar It’s no surprise this
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Spanish Food With Kids-Tortilla & Gazpacho(Photo Credit Adan Cano Cabrera)
Meals From Around the World at Home: Spanish Food with Kids

Tortilla española and gazpacho are two of Spain’s most iconic dishes. Tortilla Cake When I took a school trip to Spain in grade twelve, I kept seeing tortilla on menus. The only tortilla I knew was the Mexican flatbread, so I assumed the Spanish restaurateurs were borrowing from Mexico. They
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Eurostar London to Amsterdam in less than four hours
This April, Ride Eurostar’s London to Amsterdam in Less Than 4 Hours

Beginning April 4th, you’ll be able to take a Eurostar high-speed train from London to Amsterdam in 3 hours and 41 minutes! The return will be an hour longer due to a mandatory passport control check in Brussels where you’ll need to swap trains. Hopefully this is a temporary hiccup
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Causeway Coast
Bring the Family to Belfast

Though Ireland is relatively tiny (it’s about the same size as Indiana), it offers an incredibly diverse range of experiences for family travel. One region that’s caught the attention of the editors of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2018 is Belfast and the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland, named
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