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.


Whitepod hotel review: where romance meets adventure

What is the most romantic hotel in the world? If you ask me, I have no doubts: it is the Whitepod hotel in Switzerland, where white powdery snow and breathtaking peaks meet the cosy embrace of eco-luxury sleeping pods. You may say that I am biased: the Whitepod hotel...

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Afternoon tea with kids at the Shelbourne: review

Few experiences embody elegance and style more than afternoon tea. I have always loved the quaint look of multi-tiered trays, bite-size sandwiches and macaroons, so when I saw that the iconic Shelbourne hotel in Dublin was offering not just an afternoon tea...

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Visiting Niagara Falls with kids: weekend itinerary

This year, Canada turns 150 and this occasion brings my memory back to our first family trip to this beautiful country and the day when we went visiting Niagara falls with the kids. We had an amazing time during that long summer we spent between Montreal and Toronto,...

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Avid travellers are often also avid photographers: capturing a beautiful and atmospheric shot is one of the many pleasures of travel and holiday family photos make for fantastic memories. So, since we are coming up to Christmas, I thought you may like some gifts ideas...

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I always talk about travelling with kids as the most amazing way to bond with them and create family memories, but there is no doubt that holidays often come with extra safety concerns that we may not have at home. I am, despite my better efforts, a very anxious...

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Rome is always stunning, but Rome at Christmas is magical: when the festive season dusts its ancient walls with lights and cheer, the often prickly personality of this multifaceted city softens and acquires an air of joyful elegance that lifts the spirits of...

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