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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 perfect 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.
 

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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!

 

We are delighted to have been voted Family Traveller’s Best Adventure Holiday for Families by Family Traveller readers in 2016 – for the second year running!

The prestigious Family Traveller Awards acknowledge and congratulate the best in family travel across 25 different categories, and are voted on by readers and an expert panel of judges.

Since pioneering the concept of small group family travel in 1996, we’ve been delighting more families with adventure holidays to the world’s most amazing destinations than any other adventure tour operator.

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. 

Q & A with Adventurous Alfie

One of our youngest travellers here at The Family Adventure Company tells us why he loves Thailand so much, and we couldn't agree more!

Q1. What is your best memory of the holiday?

A1. The day with the elephants. I fed them watermelons and pumpkins. We gave them a bath as well in the river. It was the first time I met an elephant.

Top 5 reasons to keep smiling about Thailand

From a country that has the reputation for being incredibly friendly and welcoming, I have just returned from the family holiday of a lifetime. With my wife and 3 kids we re-discovered our wanderlust in the Land of the Smiles. 

Here are my ‘Top 5 reasons to keep smiling about Thailand’:  

Why it's good to go on a family holiday

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: