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Dream Trips: The Maldives, Borneo, Tanzania, Sri Lanka & The World Cup

Once-in-a-lifetime bucket list escapes

This week’s episode is all about dream trips, those once-in-a-lifetime bucket list escapes that will have you drooling from ear-to-ear from Sri Lankan beaches and Maldives’ turtles to African safaris and a special families-eye preview of the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Episode HighlightsBehind The PageAuthor Kate Wickers takes us behind the pages of her new book ‘Shape of a Boy’, sharing details of her favourite family adventures to Borneo, Tanzania and Laos.

Don’t Take Our Word For it9-year-old Elisa tell us why she loves Sri Lanka and how it’s especially good for kids that love wildlife, beaches and exotic desserts.Are We There Yet?!The World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar and we think it might just be the best world cup yet for families. Why? Amazing beaches, incredible desert adventures and insanely fun hotels including one with an entire man-made canyoning adventure in the resort for the kids to enjoy.Bedtime StoryKatie tells us a magical story of night snorkeling in the Maldives and a particularly colourful octopus you’ll never forget. The adventure doesn’t stop when you have kids; it’s just the beginning.Brought to you by Family Traveller magazine, the global voice of authority on family travel, each episode offers in-depth expert advice and all the know-how family travellers like you need to make the most of your time away.

Like travel? Have kids? You’re in the right place.Let us help you go further.Hosted by Katie Bowman, mum and editor of Family Traveller magazine, and Aaron Millar, award-winning travel writer and dad of two, Find out @familytravellerProduced by Armchair Productions, the audio experts for the travel industry www.armchair-productions.comThis episode was sponsored by Qatar Airways, the No.1 family travel airline in the world. Go to and type in the code JOINEUR21 to get 3500 bonus Q-miles (valid until March 31st, 2022) and start planning that next dream trip today.


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Michigan: Pure Family Fun

Legendary music, Sleeping Dunes and Great Lakes. Family holidays in Michigan are America's summer secret

In our Michigan podcast, we’re going to run down giant sand dunes, listen to Motown in Detroit, explore an island that’s trapped in time (you must take a horse and cart to your hotel), hear stories from a Native American […]

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Austria Wins Winter

We're going skiing in the Austrian Alps, arguably the best place in Europe for family skiing.

Austria is less expensive than many other countries, the ski schools are excellent, and many resorts have been built specifically with families in mind. If you’re thinking about booking a ski trip this season, or maybe just dreaming of some […]

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Snow Much Fun

How to plan a perfect family ski holiday. Hear from parents and Olympic skiers about the joy of skiing with your kids.

Pile on the mittens, snow-pants, and boots, because this episode we’re hitting the slopes! Whether you’re an avid skier or you’ve never set foot on a mountain, this episode will help you to dream up and plan the ideal family […]

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Exploring Canada’s Capitol: Sleeping with Wolves, Zip Lining to Quebec and the Ultimate Ottawa Weekend for Families

Ottawa is not your average city break, try sleeping with wolves for a start!

This episode we are exploring a fun and unique family travel destination: the capital of Canada – Ottawa. We sleep with wolves, go on a hunt for the best ice-cream (and an escaped skunk), zip-line between two provinces and skate […]

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Florida Special: Secret Beaches, Jurassic Rides and Fish Rodeos

The sunshine state

This episode we are exploring one of our favourite family travel destinations: the Sunshine State of Florida, USA. Five local experts give us the lowdown on five Florida destinations, from exposes on lesser-known gems like Destin Fort Walton Beach (home […]

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City Breaks, Summer Trips and Jeep Camping for Adventurous Kids

The best city breaks for families

This episode we discover the best city breaks for families, summer getaways for all budgets and why jeep camping may just be the ultimate outdoor break for adventurous kids.Behind The Page Family Traveller magazine’s city break expert, Ellen Himelfarb, gives […]

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