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Family Holidays in North America

The Beachcomber Mauritius.

Family travel

All together now ...

Tracey Spicer The family holiday was never simple, but back when you packed up the station wagon and headed up or down the coast for the annual trip, it was a lot less complicated.

Cruising

The Cruise Director

Sally Macmillan Taking a cruise with the whole family - mum, dad, kids, grandparents - is becoming increasingly popular.

Cruising

Fun for your crew

SHD TRAVEL September 8 Family Friendly Cruises Carnival Spirit Supplied CL_Deck_BsktBl_DadKids

Sally Macmillan Our Cruise Director Sally Macmillan suggests some popular holidays that are filled with thrills for the kids, while also enjoyable for mum and dad.

Mama Holiday

OK, so my son kissed a monkey on the lips

Monkey

Tracey Spicer There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.

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Photos

Live mermaid show in Weeki Watchee, Florida

Weeki Watchee Mermaid show Florida

Behind the scenes at the underwater show "Little Mermaid" at Weeki Watchee Springs State Park in Weeki Watchee, Florida.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

harry potter world

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park opens in Orlando, Florida.

Travellers Tips

Air travel

Come cry with me

Baby crying plane

Flying with a toddler? Fasten your seatbelt, advises Dugald Jellie. There's a white-knuckle ride ahead.

Tripologist

To Canada by wing and by vessel

Tripologist We want to visit my brother in Vancouver. Which is the best airline when you're flying with infants?

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