Hope you’ve all had a great fortnight of exploring and travelling! I’ve been desperately trying to catch up and at last seem to be making a small dent in my workload! I also received some surprising and fantastic news last week. My Tavel Monkey has made it to the finals of The Family Traveller Awards for Best Family Travel Blog. It’s was a shock because I didn’t even know I had been nominated and to have been shortlisted by a panel of industry experts in the category certainly makes all the hard work worth it.
Now here comes the plea. You’re all such a supportive bunch in the Monday Escapes community so if you could spare just 30 seconds to vote for me to win it would make my week. It’s super easy, all you have to do is click on this link and choose My Travel Monkey in the category list. Thank you so much and I’ll keep my fingers crossed!
Back to the last edition – and I did manage to read my share – please see some of our favourite posts and photos. Do check them out if you haven’t already.
Six Places To Visit in Europe – by Pigeon Pair and Me
Tokashiki Island, Japan – by Fun Flying Four
50 things to pack for a beach holiday with toddlers – by There We Go
Explore Bruges like a local – by Mooiste Stedentrips
Yorkshire Three Peaks – by A Family Day
Kuta, Bali – by A Hole in my Shoe
Cape Town from above – by The Nomadic Panda
Ngapali Beach, Burma – by Mummy Travels
What is Monday Escapes?
Monday Escapes is all about looking back a wonderful, happy travel memories and sharing them with others. It doesn’t have to be abroad or even 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.
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