Luxury Family Holidays Handpicked for Parents

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Renowned as a deeply historical yet brightly-lit city that is modernising quicker than you can say Good Morning Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is unlikely to spring to mind when thinking of holiday destinations to experience as a family unit. Yet year-on-year, families exploring Southeast Asia add it to their bucket list, looking to experience the charming culture, fascinating history and world of outdoor adventure Vietnam has to offer – here’s how to experience the best of Ho Chi Minh when travelling with kids. Image source: Flickr Water puppetry No trip to Vietnam would be complete without catching this intriguing … Continued


We’ve long been firm fans of British TV Chefs Tom and Henry Herbert (The Fabulous Baker Brothers). Not only are they funny, lovely to look at and very good at baking (ticking all boxes, obviously) but they were early supporters of Kodomo.com so definite love going out there. Today, we’ve even more reason to adore this delicious duo who are bringing food and families together with BBQ inspiration from October 2017 to April 2018 at the Four Seasons Fairways in Quinta de Lago on the Algarve in Portugal. Barbeques don’t have to be a summertime ritual and the Four Seasons Fairways … Continued


“Ohhhhh the Vineyard! It’s an institution,” recalled virtually everyone I told about staying in one of Cape Town’s most iconic hotels on a recent family holiday. Whether it’s hunting for tortoises in the meandering gardens, piling in for Sunday brunch or the welcoming smile of a special staff member everyone, it seems, has a soft spot for this green corner of Cape Town. And I can see why. The Vineyard Hotel isn’t perfectly polished (although it’s newly refurbished rooms are spot on) and it’s still got an old-fashioned whiff about it, but that quickly becomes part of its charm. When … Continued


Marina Sevier and Chloe Riddell launched Marloe London in November 2015 and their luxury scarf blankets are sold in stores worldwide, including Selfridges. They recently collaborated with Chloe Delevigne and the Lady Garden Campaign. Marina has a three year old girl called Uma and a one year old son, called Leo. Chloe has a four year old boy, Rufus and two year old Cosmo. They met as teenagers but reconnected in West London, where they both live, with their children in tow. Q: What is your first childhood memory of travel? M: I must have been four or five years old. As … Continued


Tom Laing is a freelance travel writer currently based in Santiago, Chile. He grew up in Sussex, spending his summers jumping in freezing rivers in the Scottish Highlands and trying to light fires in the drizzle. A self-confessed travelaholic who has visited close to 80 countries (and counting), he now focuses on passing on his wanderlust to his 18 month old son, Joshua. He writes about his recent trip to the the Shangri-La Le Touessrok Resort & Spa in Mauritius and why it mustn’t be missed when planning family holidays. It’s hard not to be wowed by the arrival at the Shangri-La Le Touessrok Resort & … Continued