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.


Day trip to Sonoma: how to enjoy wine country with kids

This is our round up of the best things to do in Sonoma with kids, including a selection of family-friendly wineries in Sonoma, a visit in Traintown and outdoor family friendly activities in Sonoma county, California. One of the many reasons that made us choose the...

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10 thing to do with kids in Lisbon grown ups will love too

Our round up of the top 10 things to do with kids in Lisbon: where to go, what to do and what you cannot miss when visiting Lisbon with kids When we booked our Easter holiday to Lisbon, I knew we would enjoy the city. I knew we would love its relaxed vibe, its bright...

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Great post-vacation activity for kids: Omy coloring rolls

I am always on the lookout for fun, quiet activities to do with the kids and recently I came across one we enjoyed more than many: Omy giant coloring rolls! As the name suggests, the Omy giant rolls are large rolls of paper for kids with doodles and designs they can...

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Top 10 things to do in Florence Italy with kids

Florence is a wonderful destination for families, so full of attractions to be almost overwhelming. If you only have limited time in the city, what are the attractions you must not miss? Here is our selection of the top 10 things to do in Florence Italy with kids. We...

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Top 10 things to do in Barcelona with kids

Our round up of the 10 best things to do in Barcelona with kids of all ages, based on our experience as visitors and written with the help of a local mum of two, for the best insider knowledge. Barcelona is a city that keeps calling me back. I was there for the very...

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