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The Kidventures family travel podcast is packed with family travel inspiration, tips, destination advice and recommendations from some of the UK's top family travel experts, including hosts Cathy and Ting from family travel blogs MummyTravels.com and My-Travelmonkey.com. Kidventures is for everyone who loves travelling and doesn't want to stop because they have a family - Cathy, Ting and the podcast guests are living proof. We can't promise it's always easy travelling with kids but whether you're looking for holidays on a budget, a chance to relax on the beach or an adventure off the beaten track, we'll be sharing the best ways to do it.

The Kidventures family travel podcast is packed with family travel inspiration, tips, destination advice and recommendations from some of the UK's top family travel experts, including hosts Cathy and Ting from family travel blogs MummyTravels.com and My-Travelmonkey.com. Kidventures is for everyone who loves travelling and doesn't want to stop because they have a family - Cathy, Ting and the podcast guests are living proof. We can't promise it's always easy travelling with kids but whether you're looking for holidays on a budget, a chance to relax on the beach or an adventure off the beaten track, we'll be sharing the best ways to do it.

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United Kingdom

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The Kidventures family travel podcast is packed with family travel inspiration, tips, destination advice and recommendations from some of the UK's top family travel experts, including hosts Cathy and Ting from family travel blogs MummyTravels.com and My-Travelmonkey.com. Kidventures is for everyone who loves travelling and doesn't want to stop because they have a family - Cathy, Ting and the podcast guests are living proof. We can't promise it's always easy travelling with kids but whether you're looking for holidays on a budget, a chance to relax on the beach or an adventure off the beaten track, we'll be sharing the best ways to do it.

Language:

English


Episodes

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 16: Coronavirus and travel

3/14/2020
There's only one topic on everyone's minds at the moment - and so only one podcast we could make this week, which is why this episode of the Kidventures family travel podcast is on Coronavirus. Current events are moving almost too fast to keep up, and most of us are worrying about more than how Corvid-19 affects travel. But with many of our future plans in doubt, including Easter travel, we're taking a look at some of the facts about the pandemic as well as how you stand if you've got a...

Duration:00:26:39

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 15: Fussy eaters and travel

2/29/2020
Who's wished their kids would eat anything? There's no question that finding food your kids love can be tricky enough at home - let alone when you're travelling. In this episode, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by Emily Leary, author of Get Your Kids to Eat Anything and blogger behind A Mummy Too, to get tips on helping kids to try new things and making food a fun - not stressful - part of travel. We chat about everything from why kids love to say 'NO' to whatever's...

Duration:00:35:14

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 14: Kids clubs

2/15/2020
Would you put your kids in a kids' club? For some parents - and kids! - it's a highlight of the holiday, for others it defeats the point of family travel. The Kidventures family travel podcast hosts look at the pros and cons of holidays with kids clubs, and how to choose one. Cathy and Ting discuss the things to know before you travel, what to look out for in a kids club, especially if you're travelling with younger kids, and what questions you need to ask. We share our stories of when kids...

Duration:00:27:50

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 13: London with kids

2/1/2020
You'll never be short of things to do in London. But with kids? And without breaking the bank? In this episode, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by Katja Gaskell, blogger at Globetotting and co-founder (along with Cathy) of the London with Kids Facebook group, talking about cunning money saving tricks and why you can visit London with toddlers or teens. We chat about everything from using the tube with younger kids to how to get bargain tickets for West End musicals,...

Duration:00:33:11

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 12: 2020 Travel plans

1/18/2020
Where's on your 2020 family travel list? Back with new episodes after our Christmas break, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are chatting about travel plans for 2020, travel resolutions including trying to fly less and stick to a budget, and how politics might affect the holidays we take. From trying to pack in European trips before Brexit happens (if it does!) and our attitude to risk when it comes to visiting countries in the Middle East and North Africa (among others), to...

Duration:00:31:56

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 11: Winter breaks with kids

11/7/2019
Sun or snow, the best Christmas markets and whether to go away for the Christmas holidays? In this episode, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are chatting all about winter breaks with kids, including tips on a magical break in Lapland. From tales of Christmas dinners abroad with no gravy to why you need more gloves and socks than you think, there's tips and inspiration on the different kinds of winter breaks you might plan and whether you can persuade your kids to swap family...

Duration:00:34:30

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 10: A Chat With Lonely Planet's Imogen Hall

10/26/2019
If you love travel, the chances are you've owned at least one Lonely Planet guide book - and as a family traveller, something from the Lonely Planet Kids range. In this episode, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by Lonely Planet Kids' own family travel expert and author Imogen Hall. Chatting about why there's nothing like travel to inspire and teach kids, why you can't beat a sleeper train and what the future of family travel might hold, Imogen reveals some of her own...

Duration:00:39:56

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 9: Tips from a Disney Expert

10/12/2019
Who loves Disney? It's one of the ultimate family holidays, especially with kids of a certain age - but if you've never been, it can also seem pricy and tricky to organise. So in this episode, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by Disney obsessive Emma Conway, aka blogger Brummy Mummy of 2, to share her tips. From advice on which park to visit first, how to get the most out of your visit for the least money, and what you might not expect from a Disney trip to Florida,...

Duration:00:25:40

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 8: Solo travel with kids

9/28/2019
Can you imagine travelling solo with your kids? It's often parents' biggest travel fear (after actually taking that first family holiday) but whether you're a single parent, have more holiday than your other half or simply love travelling more than them, venturing off alone is sometimes the only option. The Kidventures family travel podcast hosts reveal their tips for solo travel with kids - from essential paperwork to avoiding hotels, and why you can (usually) expect people around you to...

Duration:00:30:46

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 7: The travel insider's tips

9/14/2019
Who wants to travel more and pay less for it? Everyone... obviously. But can you really ever do that? In this episode, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by travel agent and travelling mum Katie King from Travel Counsellors, who's sharing her insider secrets. From tips on finding cheap flights to snapping up last-minute bargains (if you can hold your nerve) and why travel agents have a few secrets up their sleeve that even the internet can't match, Katie shares her...

Duration:00:36:07

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 6: Travels with an Olympian

8/31/2019
If at first you don't succeed, try and try again - not a bad motto for family travel, or for multi medal-winning Olympian Anna Hemmings MBE. The Kidventures family travel podcast hosts chat to Britain's most successful female kayaker, who recently tackled Mount Kenya in a climb that didn't go according to plan - and hear her stories of venturing onto the New York subway with a pushchair and discovering hidden Mexican beaches with her kids. From inspiration about motivation and perseverence...

Duration:00:26:22

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 5: Travel guilt

8/17/2019
Are you feeling guilty? Whether it's heading off for a trip without the kids to putting them in kids club while you're away, or feeling you should be booking bigger, better and more exciting holidays? The Kidventures family travel podcast hosts reveal their tips for dealing with the guilt around travel with kids. Cathy and Ting discuss taking trips away without their kids and whether calling home is actually worse for littler kids, as well as memories of the kids' clubs their children...

Duration:00:32:28

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 4: Camping with kids

8/3/2019
It’s one of the classic family holidays – going camping. Whose kids don’t love the idea of curling up in a sleeping bag? But for parents who don’t fancy the idea of basic canvas, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by Claire Hall, mum of two and ex-caravan owner, who writes the family travel blog Tinbox Traveller, and who’s been camping since she was a child herself. From caravanning to glamping, pre pitched tents and how to make camping family-friendly for all the...

Duration:00:19:50

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 3: Surviving road trips with kids

7/20/2019
Are we nearly there yet? The cry every parent dreads from the back of the car... but from car journeys during your family holiday right up to a full-blow road trip, it needn't be that bad. The Kidventures family travel podcast hosts reveal their tips for surviving car journeys with kids. Cathy remembers a drive along the Pacific Coast Highway, Highway 1 in California with a preschooler, while Ting and her sons explored the Garden Route in South Africa when her youngest was a baby. There's...

Duration:00:26:44

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 2: Family travel to Africa

7/8/2019
Even the most adventurous travelling families sometimes draw the line at holidays in Africa - but as this episode explores, it should definitely be on your family travel wishlist. The Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by Karen Beddow, mum of three, who also writes the family travel blog called Mini Travellers, and who's racked up three separate family holidays to Africa. Visiting Rwanda, Malawi and Tanzania, Karen and her family - three girls, including twins - were faced...

Duration:00:27:19

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Episode 1: Flying with a baby

7/8/2019
Flying with a baby - or with kids in general - is one of the things travelling parents worry about most. This episode, the Kidventures family travel podcast hosts are joined by Carrie Bradley, former cabin crew and mum of two, who also writes the family travel blog called Flying with a Baby. Having actually seen a baby delivered on a plane, Carrie has also survived long-haul flights to Australia with a baby with nappy rash and flying with an 11-week-old, has endless tips on everything from...

Duration:00:33:05

Kidventures Family Travel Podcast - Intro and Meet The Hosts

6/21/2019
The Kidventures family travel podcast is packed with family travel inspiration, tips, destination advice and recommendations from some of the UK's top family travel experts, including hosts Cathy and Ting from family travel blogs MummyTravels.com and My-Travelmonkey.com. Kidventures is for everyone who loves travelling and doesn't want to stop because they have a family - Cathy, Ting and the podcast guests are living proof. We can't promise it's always easy travelling with kids but whether...

Duration:00:08:02