Family holiday locations & tips

Choosing a family holiday is always a dilemma, especially when kids and parents want to do different things. Discover some of our family and kids holiday ideas and get essential travel advice and tips to keep children entertained during long summer road trips. KiddyCharts gives you impartial advice on holidays in the sun, and the snow, and will hopefully help you make the right decision when booking your next family holiday abroad or at home.

Family holiday locations & tips

6 activities for non-skiers going on ski-ing holiday this winter: You CAN have fun too!

Millions of people all over the world that enjoy the classic winter sport of skiing, but there are still those that don’t think a winter break in the snow is for them because they don’t like the sport. One of those people is ME. I am really not into my ski-ing; my family love it, […]

by Helen • February 8, 2018
Some of the acrobats at Petite Soiree in London are just breath-taking.
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Looking for something different this Christmas and New Year? Then La Petite Soiree Kids’ Cabaret could be it!

It is very hard to do something spectacular that your kids are likely to remember; except perhaps falling face first on the ice in a cold spell – THAT usually works?!? However, we are looking forward to attending a London show, that I am pretty sure IS going to leave both our children with smiles […]

by Helen • December 13, 2017
Study Reveals The Most Entertaining US States
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US State Map: Find out how they rank for happiness, entertainment and beyond!

Ever wondered which state ranks the highest for happiness, entertainment and beyond? We’ve got a US State Map that will reveal just that! Are You Not Entertained? – Every State Ranked by Entertainment When it comes to entertainment, every state has it’s way to take care of it’s citizens and tourist and a new study from PlayNJ […]

by Helen • October 30, 2017
Social Media is quick to point out the disastrous effort of humanity - but what about when we get it right...find out what I mean here!
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How my faith in humanity has been restored

I’m writing this standing on a platform at Peterborough station. I’m f**king cold and typing is making my hands numb. But nonetheless, I feel a warm glow from the experiences I have had in the last two hours. No-one can describe the feeling when you realise you have left your purse on the train you’ve […]

by Helen • October 29, 2017
Something to look back on with the kids - take them to an Enchanted Event iin the UK with English Heritage - perfect for the run up to Christmas!
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Enchanted Audley End: A magical experience for the whole family #ehenchanted

Audley End is enchanted through-out the year, but this year there is something special happening in their gardens in England; something even more magical than usual. English Heritage are putting on spectacular events in the winter to take advantage of the shorter days, and the showcase their wonderful properties in a new and inspiring away. […]

by Helen • October 17, 2017
Hertogenbosch is a perfect day trip from Amsterdam, and there is even enough to do for you to want to stay longer too!
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Hertogenbosch – a day trip from Amsterdam with kids

Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch) is only an hour by train from Amsterdam, and it is well worth a visit. In fact, it is perfectly possible to spend a few days there with the kids, and very much enjoy your time there. If you do decide to stay for longer, do check out the Movenpick Den Bosch […]

by Helen • August 24, 2017
A beautiful image of the Efteling entrance by night.
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Efteling: Is it the best theme park to go to as a family in Europe?

This is a guest post from an 11-year old girl who has written up her thoughts after a recent trip to Efteling, which staying at the Movenpick Den Bosch hotel. Efteling is a great place to spend a day (or even a week!) as a family. The park caters for all ages including your little […]

by Millie C • August 22, 2017
Movenpick Den Bosch has a beautiful terrace in the restaurant, and it even has a little playground for the kids!
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Movenpick Den Bosch: A Movenpick Family review #MovenpickFamily

Travelling with a family, whether young or old, can be a bit of a challenge; there is so much you need to take, and so many different personalities and little quirks that should be catered for. The Movenpick Hotels, are now offering a Movenpick Family program within all their resorts and hotels, to help you […]

by Helen • August 17, 2017
Dinoland in the Animal Kingdom as a few hidden mickeys too - and one of the best ones is here - can you spot it, and the others from our article?
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15 awesome Animal Kingdom Hidden Mickeys to find with the kids

We are running a series of posts on the best Hidden Mickeys in Walt Disney World in Florida. We have already taken a look at the App Hidden Mickeys, and today we are exploring all the ones that we managed to find within the Animal Kingdom. There are, of course, many more than these Animal […]

by Helen • July 4, 2017
We've been hidden mickey hunting inside the Disney App for Walt Disney World Florida - can you find them too?
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Where to find Walt Disney World app Hidden Mickeys

We’ve given you advice on how to search for the Hidden Mickeys in the Walt Disney World Florida, and other Florida parks – but what did we actually find? We’ve searched high and wide for the best Florida Hidden Mickeys for you so you can get a head start on your hunting before you even […]

by Helen • June 27, 2017