The Parent Concierge

by Baby-Friendly Boltholes

Tag travel tips

17 of the Best Places to Holiday in April

We love going on holiday in April. The days are growing longer, the countryside is abundant with greenery and spring flowers, and the birds provide a beautiful spring soundtrack. Winter is well and truly behind us and it’s warming up for summer. For a spot of early sunshine, you can’t beat the Mediterranean for family holidays, in cities you can take advantage of pavement cafés before it’s too hot and

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A Guide to the Best Greek Islands for Families

Taking your little one on holiday for the first time is a special and exciting adventure. Your whole family gets to spend quality time together, and you can introduce the new member of your family to a different culture – all those new sights, sounds and tastes to explore! If you’re planning to take your new family on holiday, there can be few better places to choose than the Greek

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49 Tips for Travelling with Children

Traveling with your kids can be such a rewarding experience. The gift of travel and culture, and the joy of exploring new places, whether abroad or in the UK, is something that can be treasured forever. It’s no secret that family holidays are great for building bonds with your little ones, but scientists also believe that travel can be hugely beneficial to children’s brain development too. From exercising the brain’s

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Italy for Kids: Where to Go and What to Do

Here at Baby Friendly Boltholes, we’ve made travelling abroad with babies, toddlers and little ones in tow as easy and stress-free as possible. And that includes one of our favourite destinations in the world, Italy. An Italian holiday is the perfect combination of stunning scenery and sights, rich history and culture, good food and even better wine, and breath-taking nature that will captivate children and adults alike. We think that

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France for Kids: Where to Go and What to Do

A holiday to France is certainly a treat for the grown-ups. With outstanding gastronomy, the best wines in the world, and towns and cities steeped in history, a French vacation is made for culture vultures. Throw in the awe-inspiring countryside backdrops and unbelievable coastal sunsets, and you’ve got an adult paradise. But there’s also a world of fun and exploration for the little ones too. From the vast outdoor space

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21 Family Holiday Ideas Parents Will Love

There’s a lot of consider when it comes to finding the perfect destination for the whole family. In the past, settling for a kid-friendly resort or a destination with children’s attractions might have meant forfeiting a few adult luxuries. But we don’t believe in swaps or sacrifices. Because there are so many family holiday destinations that offer the best of both worlds and here are some of our favourite places

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Packing for the Beach with your Family

Snowballs & Sandcastles: Packing for the Beach with your Family   The sand between their toes, kids either love it or hate it! Either way, taking our children to the beach is a great place to reveal their innocence and wonder, as they spend hours building castles and digging moats. We talk to Andrea Astbury (founder of family-travel inspired store of Snowballs + Sanscastles) to get her tips on packing

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11 Family Travel Products To Change Your Life

11 Family Travel Products To Change Your Life   The family-friendly villa’s booked, travel insurance sorted, adventures are waiting… Now you’ve just got to survive the journey with the kids in tow. Deep breaths, it can be done. And dare we say it, travelling with little people alongside can even be fun! Here are 11 travel products to help along the way:   Keeping them entertained Journey Play Prompts        £12.00

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10 Things to do with Toddlers in West Wales This Winter

10 Things to do with Toddlers in West Wales This Winter   If you’re like us, the bitter winter weather won’t stop you getting out and having an adventure! If you’re heading to West Wales this winter, here’s a round-up of 10 things to do with your toddler come rain or shine: Welly walks at Pemprey Country Park – Carmarthenshire Wrap up warm and get ready to toddler though the

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How To Have A Relaxing Self-Catering Getaway With Kids

How To Have A Relaxing Self-Catering Getaway With Kids Spontaneous weekend away with just a single piece of hand luggage? Not anymore. Now a double-sided packing list and three days to sort the case are more likely. Thankfully, we’re pros at stylish family travel and know being prepared will cut down on family stress – and both baby and parent meltdowns! Here’s how to have a relaxing self-catering getaway with

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