Monday Escapes 3/7/17


Welcome Back to Monday Escapes on Monday 3rd July. I can’t believe we are in July already, and on the home front it has been a huge month for us. With Jack finishing his GCSE’s, leaving school and attending his prom. And Joe attending his induction days at high school. 

Last week I head of to Halkidiki to check out the new Sani Dunes Resort and wow it is breathtaking, and was wonderful to get a little chill time. Today I am off to Germany to see what the Black Forest Region has to offer families. Keep an eye out for my adventures of on my Instagram stories.

Monday Escapes 3/07/17

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Monday Escapes is a place to link up your travel memories and is hosted by Karen from Mini Travellers, Lisa at Travel Loving Family (who is hosting today) and Clare at Tin Box Traveller and myself.

We are also absolutely delighted to link up with Lonely Planet to offer our number one favourite blog post of the fortnight either a destination guide, or a title from the Lonely Planet Kids range. (See T&C’s below). Just another great reason to link up with Monday Escapes!

Monday Escapes is all about looking back at wonderful, happy travel memories and sharing them with others. It doesn’t have to be about a trip abroad or even be a written post. If you want to share your favourite snapshots – whether it’s a famous sight, scene, dramatic view or even a favourite family photo, then please feel free to link those up, too. Likewise, posts don’t have to be about holidays or weekends away, they can also include day trips, walks, attractions – any travel experience that you want to share.

Our favourite posts from the last Monday Escapes are:

Karen this post from Kids & Compass about travelling to Petra with Kids. It’s been on her wish list for a very long time she is happy to see it doesn’t need to be done without the kids – oh and the Indiana Jones thing is a firm fave too!

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She also loved all the photos and descriptions of food in Tanama Tales post about Arthur Avenue and where you really need to go to get good Italian food in NYC


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I just loved Lorna’s post about Russell in New Zealand the pictures make me want to wander this gorgeous streets with my camera.

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As a huge Disney fan I found Amanda’s tips to save fortunes staying on site at Walt Disney World just genius!

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You are our winner this week so please do get in touch to claim your prize.

What’s in it for you?

The number one thing is you’ll be sharing your fantastic posts with a like-minded community and grabbing some travel inspiration for yourself. As a bonus you have a chance to have your blog post featured on all four of the hosts’ blogs each fortnight, introducing your blog to even more people. Our number one favourite post of the fortnight will also win a Lonely Planet destination guide, or a title from the Lonely Planet Kids range. (*T&C’s – The chosen Lonely Planet book must be in English and can only be sent to bloggers living within Europe).

So how do you join in?

• Link up to one post/photo – old or new.
• Please make sure to include the Monday Escapes badge at the bottom of the post, on your site, or a link back to the hosts.
• Posts are anything travel-related, and can include photos, reviews, days out, attractions and walks – at home or abroad.
• Comment on posts by the co-hosts and at least two others. Blog hops only work if you share the comment love. That’s why they’re so great!
• If you tweet any of us your links @minitravellers @sarahjchristie @tinboxtraveller or @travellovinfam, please use #MondayEscapes and we will be sure to retweet.

Monday Escapes will go live every two weeks, alternating between the hosts and will be open Monday to Wednesday. Every fortnight we will be giving a shout out to some of our favourite posts and photos.

There is also a Monday Escapes Pinterest Board – so if you’d like to start pinning some of your favourite photos, do get in touch.

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