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Adventurous accommodation

Here at The Family Adventure Company, we like to mix it up a bit and give your family unique adventures and experiences that provide memories to last a lifetime: memories that will be enjoyed around the dinner table for years to come.

Best kept safari secret

Land Rover

Secrets of Tanzania caught on a camera trap

By David Guthrie, Tent With A View

We’re in the great safari lands of Tanzania, and there’s so much out there. Some of it shy, some of it nocturnal, but we have a secret tool that reveals all, well nearly all.

12 hours in Delhi

Delhi is beautiful, inspiring, chaotic and alive. And when you arrive, kids in tow and fresh from an 8 hour flight, it's ideal to have some sort of plan before the holiday gets into full swing. We  know arriving in a new country can be exciting and daunting all at the same time, so to make it easy for you, these are our best picks for a 12 hour Delhi survival itinerary!

6 reasons why Jordan is a great family holiday destination

1. One stop hop. A short 5-hour flight will transport you into another world as you set foot in Jordan. Home to a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, the lowest point of earth and impressive year-round temperatures, it’s a great family holiday destination for an Easter or half term getaway. Jet-lag excluded.

5 things to learn on an adventure

Going on an adventure holiday doesn’t mean your children have to put their learning on hold. While on holiday, kids and parents alike can learn about different cultures and even pick up some more unusual skills that will be the talk of the playground – and the office - come term time. Tim Winkworth, father of three and brand manager for The Family Adventure Company, shares five skills you can learn on holiday.

 

1.  Learn how to throw a spear like a Maasai warrior on a Kenya Family Safari

Five places we'd rather spend the Easter weekend

Easter Week or Semana Santa is one of the most anticipated holidays all across Latin America. The religious holiday celebrates the last week of Lent leading up to the Easter Sunday celebration. While Spain may be most famous for its Semana Santa celebrations, the traditions are equally outlandish in Latin America.

Discover Europe's hidden Gem - Andorra

Why Andorra is a perfect destination for families

Andorra is a playground for activity holidays; with peaks of up to 2900m and valleys dropping to 700m, it’s the perfect place for exciting walks, white-water rafting, skiing, snowshoeing and mountain biking. In winter, snow usually arrives at the end of November and stays put until April. As Andorra has some of the highest peaks in the Pyrenees, there’s always a decent depth of snow under many blue skies to give Soldeu its name – ‘Sun God’.

We won!

The Family Adventure Company has been named Best Escorted Tour Operator in The Times and Sunday Times Travel Awards 2014.

A total of 30,000 readers of The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine voted in the survey over a three month period. 

It is the second year that three publications have come together to hold the awards – now one of the biggest in the travel industry.

Thank you to everyone who voted for us! 

Family fun in Kenya

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.   

Great UK Day Trips this Summer

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.