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Monday, 23 April 2012

Two Books travelling with Tinies around Britain and Europe

    "The wheels of the bus go round and round..... "     

Keeping Tinies entertained is an artform and one of the most helpful things one can do is read inspirational travelogues written by others who have chronicled their trips with their own little ones. You CAN travel and you CAN have fun!

So, we have picked a couple of books which chart the ups and downs of life on the road with the young ones and would love it if you would leave some comments on your experiences of travelling with children - your thoughts can encourage others to be brave and take the plunge! And at the bottom of this blogpost we have a link to the  which is full of handy hints for travelling with kids!

These books cover terrain including Britain, Norway, Greece, France and Spain

Our first choice is written by Alice Griffin, who shares the story of how she embarked on a travel adventure with her young family during the first two years of her daughter's life. Taking in Norway, Greece, France and Spain on the way, Alice weaves an inspiring travelogue with practical advice to help other mums and dads who enjoy interesting and authentic travel with their baby or toddler on board. Tips-a-plenty....

Our second choice is "Are We nearly there" -  'A family's 8,000 miles round Britain in a Vauxhall Astra' they were bored, broke, burned out and turning 40, so when Ben and Dinah saw the advert looking for a husband and wife team with young kids to write a guidebook about family travel around Britain, they jumped at the chance. With naive visions of staring moodily across Coniston Water and savouring Cornish pasties, they embark on a mad-cap five-month trip with daughter Phoebe, four, and son Charlie, two.......

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