Lijoma article on Rough Guides

“The thought of spending the night at an inn where the walls are made of paper will probably strike fear into the hearts of most parents. But in reality, staying at a ryokan will be one of the highlights of your trip” – our article on roughguides.com

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Keith Drew
Travel Tale: Kayaking the Pakleni Islands

Our initial strokes are a flurry of incoordination, our paddles spinning like drunken windmills as we both try to go one way whilst Maisie and Joe do their best to go the other. Several minutes of free entertainment for the onlookers on the beach later, something clicks and we’re all suddenly steaming out into the Adriatic

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Keith Drew
Travel Tale: Exploring Skoura by Donkey

As we move through the palmery, Chetou plodding carefully along whilst his besotted passengers cling to the Berber rug that doubles as a saddle, ancient kasbahs come and go between the trees. There are hundreds here, all built from compressed mud and straw, some now crumbling into the ground from where they came.

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Keith Drew
Travel Tale: Langjökull – Inside an Icelandic Glacier

Our kids find the dash from the truck to the tunnel surprisingly hilarious, laughing as the wind whips off their hoods and the snow dances around their faces. And then we are inside, the noise of the blizzard gone in an instant, and making our way down the start of the largest man-made ice tunnel in the world.

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Keith Drew
5 reasons why travelling with your children is essential

Travelling builds an awareness of the world we live in, unfiltered by motives and agenda; it breaks down barriers and challenges perceptions. By giving your kids the opportunity to experience different cultures and unusual customs, by exposing them to different ways of life, you’re enabling them to make informed opinions for themselves.

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Keith Drew