How to Find Cheap Accommodation for Your Trekking Holidays in Europe This Year

How to Find Cheap Accommodation for Your Trekking Holidays in Europe This Year

Our planet is filled with extraordinary places, and extraordinary experiences, just waiting for us to come along and explore them! Unfortunately, however, not all …
40+ Essential Tips For Travelling With 2 Kids (or More)

40+ Essential Tips For Travelling With 2 Kids (or More)

We’ve been travelling with 2 kids for a while now.  Indie is nearly 7 and Brook will be 5 in the summer and with a few …
How To Find The BEST EURO RATE On The High Street

How To Find The BEST EURO RATE On The High Street

Getting the best Euro rate on the high street can make a huge difference to your holiday cash if you are travelling from the …
Hiring a Car vs Public Transport on Holiday: Which is Best?

Hiring a Car vs Public Transport on Holiday: Which is Best?

We all love a good holiday, but sometimes the amount of planning that goes into a successful trip abroad can take away from the …
5 Tips for Enjoying City Breaks with Kids

5 Tips for Enjoying City Breaks with Kids

Did you enjoy city breaks before you had children? Does the idea of taking a city break with kids fill you with panic and …
Top 7 Websites to Compare Travel Insurance and Find the Best Deal

Top 7 Websites to Compare Travel Insurance and Find the Best Deal

Thanks to the digital age the days are long gone when you needed to go in person to a travel insurance company’s office …
9+ Tips for Planning Family Ski Holidays on a Budget

9+ Tips for Planning Family Ski Holidays on a Budget

This post may contain compensated links When you are going skiing with the family, finding a good budget holiday can be a challenge.  I’…
Should You Take Your Kids To Morocco? (Your Questions Answered)

Should You Take Your Kids To Morocco? (Your Questions Answered)

Contains Affiliate Links  I’m super keen to start taking my children to places that are not only beautiful and interesting, but where they …
3 Benefits of Booking Your Family a Holiday Villa

3 Benefits of Booking Your Family a Holiday Villa

Collaborative Post  Planning the perfect family vacation isn’t all that straightforward. You’ve got to find activities that will appeal to everyone — particularly …
Tips For Planning a Long Car Journey With a Baby

Tips For Planning a Long Car Journey With a Baby

This post contains affiliate links Lots of road trips will be being planned at this time of year.  The most common will be a …
Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Children Entertained While Travelling

Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Children Entertained While Travelling

Written in collaboration with Mary J When many of us list travelling as one of our passions, we tend to be referring to discovering …
Winter Travel & Holiday Tips For Keen Travellers

Winter Travel & Holiday Tips For Keen Travellers

Collaborative post  For those of us who enjoy travelling and holidays the winter is the perfect time to take a break.  I bet some …
How a Student Can Get Cheap Train Tickets with the Trainline App

How a Student Can Get Cheap Train Tickets with the Trainline App

This post was written in collaboration with the Trainline App My son has been at university for a year now, but we still aren’…
Driving in Europe – What You Need To Know

Driving in Europe – What You Need To Know

Lots of you will be driving in Europe for your summer holidays soon so it seemed like a great opportunity to share with you …
32+ Best Suitcase Packing Tips For Really Easy Travel

32+ Best Suitcase Packing Tips For Really Easy Travel

If you follow Zena’s Suitcase regularly you will probably already know that I’m in charge of packing all the suitcases that we …
How to Save Money on Your Last Minute Summer Holiday

How to Save Money on Your Last Minute Summer Holiday

Travel, particularly in the summer holidays can be an expensive activity, yet for many parents, it is the most suitable time to go away …
Five Ways to Make The Most of Summer When You’re on a Budget

Five Ways to Make The Most of Summer When You’re on a Budget

Summer is a fantastic time to travel and explore new places. When the sun’s out, there’s plenty to do outdoors and it …
5 Tips to Planning a UK Coastal Holiday

5 Tips to Planning a UK Coastal Holiday

Let’s be honest; nothing beats the thought of a coastal holiday by the seaside. The thought of the sea breeze blowing through your …
7 Comfortable Budget Travel Options for Young Families

7 Comfortable Budget Travel Options for Young Families

If you have a young family, you might not want to put them through the torture of erecting a tent every night or pay …
Road Trip Essentials: Surviving Long Car Journeys with Kids

Road Trip Essentials: Surviving Long Car Journeys with Kids

Road Trip Essential Tips Over the last few years we’ve done more than our fair share of road trips with kids.  You might …
4 Internet-Free Ways of Filling Your Vacation with Fun

4 Internet-Free Ways of Filling Your Vacation with Fun

What do you do every day as soon as you get in from work? Probably check your social media and, after checking up on …
Best Summer Holiday Packing List (with Free Printable)

Best Summer Holiday Packing List (with Free Printable)

Travel Mamas, can I ask you a question?  Are you in charge of the summer holiday packing list? I bet a lot of you …
How To SURVIVE Camping With Kids At Festivals This Summer

How To SURVIVE Camping With Kids At Festivals This Summer

More and more family friendly festivals are popping up over the UK which means there will be more of you writing out your festival …
Top Tips & Tricks For Planning the BEST Mauritius Holiday

Top Tips & Tricks For Planning the BEST Mauritius Holiday

Mauritius is a beautiful island of tranquil paradise found in the Indian Ocean and anyone visiting will be keen to make the most of …
Travelling with a Sick Child (10 Essential Tips)

Travelling with a Sick Child (10 Essential Tips)

Travelling with kids is difficult on the best of days but having to do so with a sick child in tow can make it …
Tenerife: The Ultimate List of Things to do for Active Families

Tenerife: The Ultimate List of Things to do for Active Families

I’m guessing that if you have come here to find out about things to do in Tenerife, you have already booked your family …
Tips for Making Flying with Young Children More Hassle Free This Summer!

Tips for Making Flying with Young Children More Hassle Free This Summer!

Going on holiday with the family is one of the best parts of the year, and for many families, it creates a great opportunity …
Early Summer UK Breaks – Why Not Try Something Different?

Early Summer UK Breaks – Why Not Try Something Different?

If you are bored of the same old holidays – perhaps lounging on the beach no longer holds quite the appeal it once did  – and …
Travel Guide: Hints & Tips for Planning a Trip to Australia

Travel Guide: Hints & Tips for Planning a Trip to Australia

Planning a holiday to Australia is a big deal isn’t it?  It’s a really long way to travel if you are taking …
All You Need To Know About Travelling Solo With Kids

All You Need To Know About Travelling Solo With Kids

Over the years I’ve travelled quite a lot with just my kids as travel companions.  I’ve been in both camps in that …

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Whether you are looking for travel tips to make the most of your next cruise holiday or you need UK travel ideas we’ve got you covered on Zena’s Suitcase UK travel blog.  We started sharing our holiday and travel reviews in 2013, so if you can’t find the travel, family or lifestyle blog above you are after make sure you head over to the search bar to find what you need.  Think of us as one of the best travel blogs brimming with ideas to get you out and about with and without the kids.