An adventure in Kenya and Tanzania doesn’t always make it to the top of the list when you think of perfect destinations for a family, but our family holiday this summer took us on the ultimate adventure to Kenya. With so many to choose from, one of the most inspirational experiences of our trip was a visit to a local Masai village, the Tepesua Cultural Camp, which was a truly memorable experience for our us and our three children.
We stayed at the Cultural Camp for one night which gave us a unique snapshot into local life.
Family travel website Take the Family shares its top days out with the kids.
Life, alas, can't always be about big family holidays and exotic locations, and if you're looking forward to autumn and winter trips overseas, you'll need to keep the kids entertained in the meantime – and often when the weather isn't so great.
For a country that has the reputation for being incredibly friendly and welcoming, the news about the military coup in Thailand is concerning. No one knows if the military leaders will look to re-establish a democratic political system in a few months … or how the country will settle.
However … what I do know is that I have just returned from the family holiday of a lifetime. With my wife and 3 kids we re-discovered our wanderlust.
Here are my ‘Top 5 reasons to keep smiling about Thailand’:
Going on holiday can be expensive and take a lot or organising and scouting the internet to make sure everyone’s needs are catered for. Sometimes the thought, “Why don’t we just skip it this year?” can come to mind, but here at The Family Adventure Company we feel it’s so important to go on a family holiday, and here’s why:
We all know what it’s like to be a customer and over countless times we have all experienced varying levels of customer service from outstandingly excellent to “how can they get it so wrong” poor service. If you pick up any business magazine or view most adverts you’ll read how many companies are these days claiming that ‘It’s all about the customer’…
We can't believe it's already March! February half term passed by in a flash and the Easter and summer holidays are fast approaching. That means, if you haven't already sorted out your family's next adventure, don't panic, here's three of our top favourite trips for 2014.
A rucksack is the suitcase of an adventure traveller. You'll be carrying everything you need on your back, from batteries to trekking shoes, clothes to toothpaste so utilising every inch of space is key. The Family Adventure Company is no stranger to rucksacks, so check out these top five tips on how to pack the perfect rucksack for an adventure.
"Mum. Are you SURE we're in the middle of the Sahara Desert?" said my eight year old son, Evan, looking around, incredulously at the extraordinary, beautiful, silent, lunar landscape around him. I could understand his disbelief. We live, slap bang in the middle of London, so arriving by camel and constructiing a desert encampment, miles from civilisation, was like nothing we'd ever experienced before.
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