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Family travel: Skiing in Lech

Sometimes the only thing to do is follow your children’s lead. Thankfully, the slopes of Austria’s Arlberg region aren’t too demanding on their mum’s legs Read more »

Javanese kingfisher. Image: Getty

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Bali: Birding for beginners

A walking safari in the rice paddies outside Ubud teaches two young boys about winged creatures and local working conditions Read more »

Vancouver. Image: Getty

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Vancouver: A force of nature

The Canadian coastal city of Vancouver packs a serious punch as a family holiday destination: you’re never far from the wonders of nature in this chic urban jungle and there’s plenty to keep both parents and their charges entertained Read more »

Image: Rob Stewart

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Glenshee: Skiing in Scotland

A winter sports holiday in the pretty mountains around Glenshee, Scotland, offers delightful family skiing and plenty of community spirit — and with the little ones jumping for joy, what’s the point of comparing it to the Alps? Read more »

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Shetland: March of the puffins

It’s well worth the effort involved in getting to Sumburgh in Shetland — think island-hopping, snug cabins and avian spectacles magical enough to make youngsters tremble Read more »

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Review: Wilderness Festival 2017

Taking your kids to a festival is hardly revolutionary. But will they enjoy it? And is it actually any fun for the parents? We tested Oxfordshire’s Wilderness to find out Read more »

Zac at the Alcazaba, Grenada. Image: Fiona Flores Watson

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Gadgets vs. Granada

A family visit to Granada’s Alhambra sees gadgets momentarily abandoned as Spain’s Moorish past stirs a tech-obsessed 10-year-old’s imagination Read more »

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Rocking the boat in Northumberland

The wild waterways of northern Northumberland feel like Wind in the Willows territory, perfect for a family canoeing adventure around the tributaries and teahouses of the Till Read more »