Learning Escapes Family Travel Blog

Learning Escapes is a family travel blog dedicated to parents who, like us, believe holidays are the best opportunity to spend quality time with their kids. We want to inspire you to travel with your children and build great family memories: browse our menu for destination ideas, how-to guides and reviews that will help you along the way. Happy travel planning! Marta (mum), Phil (dad), Mr M and Little Ms E.

OUR LATEST FAMILY TRAVEL POSTS

Our guide to the best places to stay in Yosemite

In this article, we share our selection of the best places to stay in Yosemite National Park both in and outside Yosemite Valley as well as some suggestions for accommodation outside but still near the park. Yosemite is one of our favourite destinations in California....

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Our essential guide to Yosemite with kids

All you need to know to plan the perfect family trip to Yosemite National Park. Must see sites, activities and all the practical tips you need to plan the perfect stay in Yosemite with kids. Majestic, imposing, jaw-dropping beautiful. Words struggle to capture the...

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Travelove City Family Kits review

Our review of Travel Love City Kits for kids, a new fun and educational way to discover cities with your children. I am always on the lookout for fun and educational materials to use on our travels and, lately, I came across a new one that seems designed for city...

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Mum of 2, coffee lover, Italian expat in Ireland. Avid home swapper. Follow us for tips and inspiration for fun, family vacations in Europe and beyond: we travel the world with kids, one city break at a time!

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Great desert adventures you can have with kids

Can you go on a desert adventure with kids in tow? In this article, we share family friendly activities you can experience in deserts around the world with little adventures! I have always had a thing for deserts. The first time I experienced one, I was 7. My parents...

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Best castles in Ireland to stay, visit, photograph

What are the best castles in Ireland to stay, visit and photograph? What locations embody the evocative backdrop of Celtic legends and battles? In this article, we share our favourite Irish castles to visit and photograph and the Irish castles to stay in for a truly...

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8 of the best ski destinations for families for 2018

A guide to the best ski resorts in Europe, the US and Canada chosen by expert family travel writers. A family trip to powdered slopes has been high on our travel agenda for quite some time now. Our kids have never seen snow and every year we promise ourselves we would...

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Why you should visit Trier, Germany’s oldest city

Our round up of the best things to do in Trier Germany for the whole family. A guide to Trier attractions, excursions, hotels and interesting facts about Germany's oldest city. The first time I learned about Trier, Germany, it was from the pages of a school book. The...

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