Europe

Family Friendly Skiing In Belle Plagne, France

Following on from last week’s review of a more budget friendly ski trip to Borovets in Bulgaria, we skip on over to the French Alps. Belle Plagne is part of the bigger La Plagne resort and offers an ideal base to explore Paradiski (the area that links La Plagne and Les Arcs). Our luxury correspondent Hena took the kids for their very first ski adventure during February half term and shares her review below.

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Family Ski Trip To Borovets, Bulgaria

My first foray on the slopes was in Bulgaria. After nearly killing myself on a drag lift, getting shouted at daily by our instructor Boris and food poisoning which rendered me unable to leave our 70s communist style monstrosity of a hotel, I swore never again. Luckily that was over 15 years ago and a lot has changed since then.

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A Family Villa In Crete

Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, surrounded by the Mediterranean. It’s a popular choice for summer sun, the best time to visit mid May to October (although July and August may get crowded).
Today Ortal shares an airbnb villa gem. Better not book it when she’s planning to return next year!
After waiting what seemed like an age to get everyone’s holiday dates I was given the task to get it booked within a budget!!!!
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Top Tips for Visting Disneyland Paris & Walt Disney Studios

If you are thinking about a trip to Disneyland Paris, check out our planning tips from where to stay to how to book your meals.  You can also see our review of the Davy Crockett Ranch, an official Disney hotel about 15 minutes from the park.  Today we bring you, what to pack and what we managed to squeeze in to 3 days in Disneyland with a 5 and 2 year old….

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Getting To Disneyland Paris & Review Of Davy Crockett Ranch

For more tips on how to plan a trip to Disneyland Paris, check out our previous post!

Our journey from London to Disneyland Paris was pretty simple, thanks to Google Maps and the ease of the Eurotunnel.  

We had paid a little extra for a flexible (‘FlexiPlus’) booking on the Eurotunnel, although I think that even with Standard bookings there is often some flexibility if you are early/late, as long as they are not too busy.  

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