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.


My perfect 24 hours in San Francisco with kids

I love discovering new places, but some cities have such a special pull on me that no matter how many times I visit them, I still long to go back. One of them is gorgeous San Francisco, the city we visited last summer and one I seem to never get enough of. Our San...

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All about visiting Birr castle with kids

We got to Birr Castle on a cold winter morning. The grey sky touched the tops of the trees, the chilly air prickled our skin and Ireland was enveloped in that mystical atmosphere ancient tales and lore evoke so well. I had been meaning to go to Birr Castle for a long...

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The best areas to stay in Madrid as a family

If you are not familiar with Madrid, choosing the best area for your accommodation can feel like a daunting task. The city is big and busy and looking at the map doesn't do much when it comes to understanding the suitability of a street over the other: is the city...

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10 things to do in Seville with children

The first thing that strikes me is the blue sky, blinding in its Southern, brilliant light. Then it's the soft perfume of orange blossoms teasing my nose and the clattering of cutlery from the tapas bar behind me and its mouth watering appeal. Finally, it's the heat...

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Interview with: A family travel blog

This month, for my series of interviews with inspirational family travel bloggers, I am talking to Sarah, the author of the aptly named 'A family travel blog'. Sarah has a stunning looking blog and being a travel industry insider is full of ideas, tips and advice to...

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