CLOSED Win a Tank of Fuel for your next Road Trip with Hastings Direct

CLOSED Win a Tank of Fuel for your next Road Trip with Hastings Direct

It’s that time of year when families all over the country will be packing their suitcases in the trunks of their cars and …
Family Friendly Things To Do In Swansea Bay (South West Wales)

Family Friendly Things To Do In Swansea Bay (South West Wales)

As a family we were super excited about our trip to Wales with Visit Swansea Bay during half term.  I have to confess I …
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 …
Luxury Apartments in Devon: Cofton Holidays

Luxury Apartments in Devon: Cofton Holidays

I have to confess I’d never heard of Cofton Holidays in Devon until very recently. Since our visit to stay in their luxury …
Are Cruise Holidays Family Friendly?

Are Cruise Holidays Family Friendly?

Following on from my last post about choosing an inside cabin when booking a cruise holiday, I thought it might be helpful to share …
8 Reasons Why Choosing an Inside Cabin is Perfect For a Cruise

8 Reasons Why Choosing an Inside Cabin is Perfect For a Cruise

My favourite kind of holiday is without a doubt taking a cruise, but I know some of you out there still need some convincing.  …
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 …
Best Single Mattress for Teen – Simba Hybrid® Review

Best Single Mattress for Teen – Simba Hybrid® Review

When teen left for university not only did he lose his bedroom, but he also lost his single bed and mattress to his younger …
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 …
A Fabulous Day Out At SS Great Britain Bristol

A Fabulous Day Out At SS Great Britain Bristol

If you are planning things to do with kids in Bristol any time soon, then I really think that a visit to the SS …
Places To Stay – The Bristol Wing Hostel Review

Places To Stay – The Bristol Wing Hostel Review

I’m the first person to admit that staying in a hostel probably isn’t my first choice when it comes to planning a …
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 …
Warwick Castle Glamping Review (Staying at an English Castle)

Warwick Castle Glamping Review (Staying at an English Castle)

Glamping at Warwick Castle is probably one of the best castle stays in the UK for children.  We were lucky enough to stay in …
Family Glamping in Lincolnshire with Wigwam® Holidays Millside

Family Glamping in Lincolnshire with Wigwam® Holidays Millside

Glamping with kids is one of the easiest and best ways to get your children enjoying the outdoors at this time of year.  We …
Why Wales Should Be Next on Your Travel Bucket List!

Why Wales Should Be Next on Your Travel Bucket List!

When tourists from abroad come to visit the UK, it’s often places like London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Stonehenge that are high on their …
Family Weekend in London: Royal Garden Hotel

Family Weekend in London: Royal Garden Hotel

A Special Family Weekend in London We are huge fans of taking the kids on London city breaks, and it’s made so much …
Back to School with M&S: Life Isn’t Uniform

Back to School with M&S: Life Isn’t Uniform

Going Back to School is something I’m very much thinking of at the moment, as come September Brook will be starting Reception for …
7 Ways To Discover Costa Barcelona Spain (Travel Guide)

7 Ways To Discover Costa Barcelona Spain (Travel Guide)

Spain is one of my favourite countries to visit because I love the culture, the food and the landscape.  When I was invited to …
How To Get Children To Do Their Homework On Time

How To Get Children To Do Their Homework On Time

I think most parents have struggled with how to get their children to do their homework on time at some point or another. It …
Hampton by Hilton Alexanderplatz Berlin – REVIEWED

Hampton by Hilton Alexanderplatz Berlin – REVIEWED

After a very early flight to Berlin, and more coffee than was probably sensible, I caught the bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to …
What Happens When The Kids Plan a Marella Cruise?

What Happens When The Kids Plan a Marella Cruise?

If you are a regular reader of Zena’s Suitcase you will already know that I’m passionate about putting kids at the heart …
Sylvanian Families Delicious Restaurant & Maple Cat Family Review

Sylvanian Families Delicious Restaurant & Maple Cat Family Review

Hello readers!  Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I recently had the opportunity to introduce the girls to the Sylvanian Families collection, and …
The BEST Family Travel Guide For Devon Holidays with Kids

The BEST Family Travel Guide For Devon Holidays with Kids

Over the last couple of years we have had the absolute pleasure of being able to enjoy some wonderful Devon holidays with kids in …
Places to Eat in Exeter – Have FUN & FOOD at the Board Cafe

Places to Eat in Exeter – Have FUN & FOOD at the Board Cafe

Hello readers! Thanks so much for stopping by once again.  If you are new here, a huge welcome to you as well and I …
Seaton Jurassic – Prehistoric Adventures in Devon

Seaton Jurassic – Prehistoric Adventures in Devon

Visiting Devon gave us as a family the chance to learn more about the fascinating Jurassic Coast and the incredible history and geology connected …
Wildwood Escot – Family Day Out in Devon

Wildwood Escot – Family Day Out in Devon

For our last full day in Devon we decided to visit Wildwood Escot for some outdoor adventure with the girls. After speaking to Claire …
Visiting Seaton Tramway With Kids – REVIEWED

Visiting Seaton Tramway With Kids – REVIEWED

Kids and transport go so well together, so it seemed obvious for us to include a visit to Seaton Tramway on our recent holiday …
Stuart Line Cruises – Jurassic Coast Boat Tour REVIEWED

Stuart Line Cruises – Jurassic Coast Boat Tour REVIEWED

Our family love boat trips. They give us a different perspective on the place we are visiting and we get to enjoy our holiday …

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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.

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