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Family Friendly Thailand: Easter Holiday Ideas from Mr & Mrs Smith!


Forget humdrum hot-cross buns and floors littered with candy-coloured foils, a quick Easter escape to sun-kissed Thailand is exactly what every mama needs to ensure there is nary a chocolate-smudge mark in sight. After some serious … [Read more...]

Amanjiwo: Get away from it all in Borobudur, Java

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A journey to Borobudur feels like stepping back in time a few hundred years – a supremely peaceful, verdant, unspoiled valley nestled between mountains and active volcanoes, ancient ruins, barefoot villagers; the silence only broken by the calls to … [Read more...]

Sassy Mama: Mr & Mrs Smith’s springtime special


You’ve got it all wrong, summer-lovers and ice-queens – there’s no better time than spring to yacht off to somewhere seductive. The three family-friendly Smith hotels below deliver blue skies, cherry blossom and even offsite elephant … [Read more...]

Primates and pampering at the Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


With the arrival of kids’ holidays, priorities irreversibly shift onto ensuring the journey time is minimal, the tots are entertained and somehow guaranteeing the parents some much needed downtime. It’s an unceasing question debated amongst Mamas … [Read more...]

Sassy Mama Nicola spends a weekend at the Anantara, Sanya, Hainan, China


When I told my parents I was off to Sanya, it was met with a “where on earth is that?”.  I must also admit that until I moved to Hong Kong, I wasn’t too familiar with Hainan Island, AKA ‘China’s Hawaii’. Where is Sanya? Sanya is … [Read more...]

Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand: A luxe family-friendly island escape


With 29 private pool villas situated in over 100 acres of lush Thai jungle, a stunning, palm-fringed beach, an award-winning spa and restaurants that pride themselves on their use of local, sustainable ingredients, it’s clear to see why Soneva Kiri … [Read more...]

Mr & Mrs Smith: Three breaks to thrill the kids in the land of the rising sun


Japan: the home of painstakingly presented and mind-blowingly tasty cuisine, gorgeous gardens, steaming onsens and Asia’s largest Disneyland (just in case the kids need to be persuaded to pack their bags!). Take advantage of the upcoming October … [Read more...]

Three stunning New Zealand family holidays from Mr & Mrs Smith


If the summer holidays are already fading from memory and you’re wondering where to head for the mid-term break, don’t miss boutique travel experts Mr & Mrs Smith’s three memorable New Zealand escapes, which showcase this gorgeous island … [Read more...]

Sassy Mama Christine heads to Boracay

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The first memory I have of catching a firefly was in the exquisite island of Boracay, many years ago. I remember holding it in my cupped hands, while staring mesmerized at its glowing abdomen. As I looked up, I realized that hundreds more of these … [Read more...]

Kerala for Kids: exploring India’s south with the family in tow


Mellow Kerala in southern India is a fantastic family holiday destination and an easy introduction to this mystical – but sometimes overwhelming – country. Here are four favourite Keralan escapes for families to enjoy, brought to you … [Read more...]

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