Want to know what’s hot in the world of family travel blogging? Here are 6 blogs you’d be mad to miss out on in 2016…
This mum-of-three’s posts about her family’s globetrotting adventures saw Globalmouse Travels make it all the way to finalist stage at the 2015 MAD Blog Awards. And with a mix of insightful travel posts, destination guides and on-trend product round-ups (Star Wars-themed skiwear, anyone?), we reckon she could well be in the running to take first place next time round.
Essential reading… Cuba – with children!
This blog oozes style right from the landing page, but it’s definitely not a case of style over substance. The photography is drop-dead gorgeous, yes, but the content is top-notch, too – expect everything from swanky UK hotel reviews to tales of luxury camping in the Dordogne. All with a four-year-old, of course.
Essential reading… 5 Things To Do In Palma With Kids
It’s easy to see why this blog walked away with the BritMums Brilliance In Blogging award in 2015. It’s the joint effort of a group of four bloggers who seriously know their stuff when it comes to travel, and who rack up 7 kids (and counting) between them. As a result, SIYC is a hub of all things family travel – including, crucially, a category for child-free escapes.
Essential reading… 10 Reasons Why An All Inclusive Holiday Is Worth The Cost
Although Mini Travellers is jam-packed with posts about overseas travel, we love this blog for the huge amount of info about things to do with kids here in the UK. The UK Reviews Map is genius, and the whole site is designed so that it’s super easy to use. No wonder it took the trophy at the MAD Blog Awards for Best Family Travel blog.
Essential reading… 10 Reasons To Visit Sardinia With Kids
Penned by tech expert, TOTS 100 founder and all-round blogging pro Sally Whittle, Who’s The Mummy is no newcomer to the blog scene. In fact, it was the site’s stellar travel content that won Sally a spot on First Choice’s Out of Office team back in 2014, and it’s why we’re still hooked on reading the blog now. We can’t wait to see what adventures she and daughter, Flea, get up to in 2016.
Essential reading… Things To Do In Chicago When You’re 10
If ever a blog will inspire you to get out and do something active (or just make you feel incredibly lazy), this one will. From cycling to skiing, snowboarding to scavenger hunting, it’s packed with the activities and adrenaline-fuelled adventures of one family of four. Reading it makes us want to get out more. And that’s no bad thing.
Essential reading… Hacking the packing: Teach Kids How To Pack Light And Right
Do you have any brilliant family travel blogs to add to the list?