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.


Style tips and must-haves for spring travel

Spring has always been my favourite season to travel but when it comes to packing, it poses its own challenges. Changeable weather and the need for layers are the enemies of the carry-on-only packer and it has taken me years to figure out how to travel light while...

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Perfect family weekend in Lisbon itinerary

The perfect Lisbon itinerary for a family weekend in the Portuguese capital, including what to see, where to stay and where to eat. Lately, it feels like every city we go to becomes our favourite. It has happened last year in Stockholm, then we fell in love with San...

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5 tips to make the most of your family sun holiday

I have spent the last few days dreaming of a beach holiday. The days are getting longer, the air is starting to fill with the perfume of blossoms but my Mediterranean soul is craving that summer feeling that only the beach can give. If I could, right now I would...

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How to visit Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais in one day

Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais feature regularly as the best day trips from Lisbon. This is our review and best tips to plan this most popular day trip from Lisbon with kids Lisbon sits in an area of great natural beauty. Built on the mouth of the river Tagus, it is...

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5 reasons to choose a ‘Holiday Village’ Holiday

We are great city explorers but when it comes to relaxation, nothing beats the pleasure and convenience of an all-inclusive family holiday in a beach resort. What can be better than chilling poolside while your kids laugh their summer away trying out new activities...

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