Visiting the Anne Frank House with Kids

Can you visit the Anne Frank House with kids? When I took my 10-year-old to Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House was one of the places he most wanted to visit. He’d read the book at school and was fascinated by Anne and her story. He wanted to see the Secret Annexe for himself. The museum in the Anne Frank House…

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The Best City Breaks for Families in Europe – Part Two

The best cities to visit with children in Europe are the ones that have got something for everyone in the family. These are the cities that combine great cultural sights with fun, interactive museums and enough exciting activities to keep everyone happy. The best city breaks should feel like an adventure as you all discover something new. Even getting around…

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The Best City Breaks with Kids in Europe

We’ve had some of our best family holidays on city breaks. City breaks with kids are the perfect way of combining culture with exciting new experiences. You can turn a grown-up trip into a fun adventure for children by mixing cultural visits to museums with trips to parks, foodie treats and finding fun ways to get around – like going…

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Things to do in Amsterdam with Kids

Amsterdam is one of Europe’s prettiest cities. Its historic canals and gabled houses are impossibly picturesque and it’s a real pleasure to wander around on foot or by bicycle. Amsterdam is charming and easygoing and children will love its boats, trams and parks – and the chance to eat lots of pancakes. Here’s our guide on how to make the…

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A Photo Tour of Amsterdam

I first went to Amsterdam over 15 years ago. It was February, there was snow on the ground and I was writing a piece for The Sunday Telegraph about visiting the city on a tight budget. I was entranced by the canals, the gabled houses and humpbacked bridges and longed to go back. Fast forward to this February and I’m…

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