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Visiting Universal Studios Hollywood with kids requires careful planning. It was a non-negotiable addition to our itinerary as directed by our oldest daughter Alannah. She had visited Universal Studios Japan with me last year and had been blown away by The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Read More

When I started looking for family friendly hotels in San Francisco, I was looking for something central, well priced and would allow us options to utilise public transport to get around. We only had two full days in San Francisco and I wanted to ensure I used them wisely by choosing one of the great hotels in San Francisco with kids. Read More

When we decided we would kick off our White Christmas tour of the USA in San Francisco I knew that I wanted to ride a bike over the Golden Gate Bridge. There are a number of companies for Golden Gate Bridge bike hire and we chose Blazing Saddles. When I started researching I couldn’t believe how easy it was going to be to organise. The only thing I couldn’t rely on was the weather and being December, there was a chance it could go either way. Read More

Agra, being home to the Taj Mahal, sees more than its fair share of tourists. There are many hotels near this grand monument to love and it can be confusing knowing which are the better ones. Particularly which are the better hotels near the Taj Mahal. As we discovered, Agra is best enjoyed over at least 2 days as there is more to this ancient capital than just visiting the Taj Mahal.

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When we were planning on visiting the Taj Mahal with kids, I have to admit I was a little anxious about taking the kids to India. The media can portray India as dangerous and dirty and that you’ll likely get sick from the food. They don’t really paint a pretty picture or encourage you to take your kids there.  This post will provide useful facts about India for kids, particularly focusing on the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal location is close to the city of Agra, the historic capital city of India.

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