Article
London, England Attractions

Having studied the intricacies of the city from iconic Big Ben to high fashion, I can say that London is electrified by centuries of history and the energy of its forward-thinking people. Family members of any age will embrace the elegance and breadth of the city and its many attractions. And since there's a lot to do and see in any visitor's presumably short amount of time, allow us to help plan your...

Read More    10 min read

Article
London Sightseeing: Top Family Tours And Attractions

From the roof of a red doubledecker bus or the galleries of a great museums, an organized tour can help you make the most of your London family vacation.  This is especially true during 2012, the summer of the London Olympics, when knowing where to get out of town for the day may be your family's best sightseeing option. Here are some favorite ideas, along with links to purchase tickets so you...

Read More    13 min read

Article
5 Worst Tourist Traps That I Have Been a Part of

I happened to stumble upon an article, while browsing through the internet, about the worst tourist traps that people have ever experienced in their life. My mind automatically wandered to some of the tourist destinations, that turned out to be a trap for me. I work as a travel blogger for Tours in Abu Dhabi.com and often go on tours at popular as well...

Read More    3 min read

Article
Star Trekking: Thomas Stays at the Hilton

In this month's celebrity travel column, we stalk Thomas the Tank Engine, the friendly blue train engine that could, and has, captivated the imaginations of every preschooler (and many adults) in 100 territories and 40 languages around the world. And where is he staying between August 1 and September 4? Thomas & Freinds are staying at the almost as famous 1,932-room...

Read More    2 min read

Article
Kidzania Makes Play Out Of Work

Parents (practitioners of the helicopter style or otherwise), often fret about what their kids are going to turn out to “be” and how much influence they will have once they’re grown up. A company like Kidzania dispels those fears by making play out of work. Each of the 23 Kidzania branches around the world offers children a play space filled with career opportunities,...

Read More    2 min read

Article
Athenaeum Hotel London has Magic Access to Harry Potter’s World

Get the hottest and most magical ticket in town -- Warner Bros. Studio Tour, The Making of Harry Potter -- with a stay at The Athenaeum, one of our favorite London family-friendly hotels.  While tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour are sold out months in advance, The Athenaeum Hotel will guarantee tickets to the tour when you book...

Read More    3 min read

Article
Re-Visiting Our Original Tiny Traveler Award Winners: 1998 to 2015

In 1998 the concept of "family travel" was not as refined as it is today, with hotels mainly targeting the 5-12 age set when it came to services and activities. So, Family Travel Forum set out to discover the best getaways for new parents with infants and toddlers under 3-years of age. After months of research, investigative reporting, site inspections and networking with parents, we came up...

Read More    14 min read

Article
How To Be A Guest of Honour In London

Twenty-four-year-old Adaeze Uyanwah is the school teacher whose film earned her the dream job as the City of London’s “Official Guest of Honour” over 10,000 other applicants in January 2015.The custom perks,

Read More    4 min read

Article
London: Wouldn’t It Be Luverly?

Discover where children can be seen and heard, and the best walks, in London, from a mom who spent three years with her own three kids exploring this fabulous British city.Samuel Johnson once remarked that "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford." Little did he know that two centuries later,...

Read More    6 min read

Article
London Theatres Celebrate Kids Week in August

Thanks to the ongoing support of the Society of London Theatres, Kids Week - now in its 17th year of sending kids free to the great London shows -- is back in force, and for the entire month of August. During Kids Week, a child aged 16 or under can experience the magic of London theater and see a fantastic selection...

Read More    2 min read