The Travel Cool Family Travel Blog

Welcome to our family travel diary

Family travel can be fun, but it can also be a challenge. This is where we describe our different family travels. We detail what we liked and what worked when travelling with children to different destinations in the U.K, Europe and further afield around the world.

We hope that you find some ideas for your next cool family travel experience.

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If you have enjoyed reading our family travel blog, please read our travel gear reviews. This is where we provide independent reviews on the travel equipment, gear and clothing that has work for us on our family travels. 


Osprey Sojourn 80 Backpack with Wheels Review

The Osprey Sojourn 80 has proved to be one of the best backpacks with wheels we have owned Why is a wheeled backpack useful when travelling? Roller backpacks like the Osprey Sojourn 80 offer more flexibility and convenience compared to traditional backpacks and suitcases. The vast majority of travel for

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Rolling Square inCharge X 6 in 1 Charger Cable Review

inCharge X is a 6 in 1 charger cable that has USB A & C input and Lightning, USB C and Micro USB outputs – WOW!! Where’s my charger lead? Yes … it’s one of the most commonly asked questions in a family … especially when travelling. Modern life is

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OCOOPA Hand Warmer & Power Bank Review

The Ocoopa hand warmer and battery pack is brilliant. We use it on trips and for school sports fixtures

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Last part of our Iceland trip – Day 3

It was nice to have a relaxing morning. Reykjavic old town is such a cool place. Buildings are often painted in bright colours and there is plenty of graffiti street art to catch your eye. We stopped for a bubble waffle and a coffee mid morning and grabbed lunch from

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Craghoppers Nosilife Shirt Review

Does Craghoppers NosiLife anti mosquito clothing work? Here’s our Craghoppers Nosilife Shirt from travelling through Vietnam.  Why I love my Craghoppers NosiLife shirts… I’d owned a Craghoppers NosiLife shirt for several years and I’d been very happy with it and used it for camping in Scotland to help with midges.

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Rechargeable Battery Outdoor Fairy Lights Review

We love these NexTool outdoor rechargeable LED camping fairy lights Nextool Battery Fairy Light Review Rechargeable & Retractable LED Fairy Lights Check out price and availability of these NexTool USB rechargeable battery LED camping fairy lights Click Here When it comes to travel and camping, having reliable outdoor lighting is

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