Over 17 years ago Alan and I fell in love with Amsterdam. We were living in London at the time and Alan needed to come over for business a few times. Of course, I would often come with him and roam the city, while he was working and then we would explore together in the evenings. Those were the days prior to kids, so we ventured to all parts of the city and tried to experience as much as possible. Now here we are returning years later with our kids, ages 9 and 12. The city is just as we remembered. So, we thought we would share some things to do in Amsterdam with kids. Continue reading
Yes, I did say Free Things To Do in Porto, with kids! We had a wonderful time visiting Porto, Portugal (aka Oporto). It was so thrilling to find so many free activities for the kids, we thought we would dedicate an entire post just to that. I am sure there are more free activities out there, but we didn’t have time to enjoy them all.
I am sitting here in the heat of summer, melting away and trying to plan activities for this winter. I promised the family we would experience snow this winter, so I am using it as an exercise to help my mind go to a cooler place. It isn’t working! We haven’t taken the kids on a ski trip for about 4 years. It think it was our trip to Wintergreen Virginia in February 2011. Look how small the kids were! So, it is time to hit the snow again.
Our family is always scouring YouTube for cool, fun and clever videos. We are always looking for inspiration to beef up the Wagoners Abroad channel, well I am. Alan is usually looking for something that will entertain the entire family. Anya has found a few funny channels for us all. Then there is Lars, he is looking at competitions to enter and become famous. Well let’s just say “we” came across the winners of a competition for ID Bus.
You may be thinking “What the heck is a Holiday Park?”. Not to worry, we stayed at 3 of the Center Parc Holiday Parks and tell all. We think they are a wonderful family holiday option.