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.


The cutest headphones for kids: Cozyphones review

An item I am very fond of and I always carry on all our family trips are headphones. I discovered how useful they are last year, when the we tackled a 13 hour flight to California with the kids and, since then, I always make space for a pair no matter where we go. We...

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A perfect Northern Ireland weekend itinerary

This is the Northern Ireland weekend itinerary I designed and followed during our last family trip North. It is crafted to include some of Northern Ireland highlights and has stops suitable for families with young children.  Should you be travelling without children,...

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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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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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