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
We were fortunate enough to kick off our epic 8 week summer road trip through Spain and France in Mallorca! Specifically Puerto Pollensa and Alcudia Mallorca, on the Northwest side of the island. It turns out this is the perfect place for a family to enjoy a summer holiday and you will love the Alcudia weather.
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In the early hours of the morning on August 26th, 2012, we stepped off of our overnight flight and were in Barcelona! Though we were exhausted and it was a long flight for the kids, we were pumped with energy and excitement. We were all in great moods and had no idea what our future would hold. This was only our second time in Spain, but we walked with our heads held high as we exited the Barcelona Airport, for the first time as Spanish residents and the beginning of this travel blog Spain and more!
We ventured to Lo Pagan Mar Menor, Spain for the weekend, so we could experience the healing powers of the natural Lo Pagan mud baths! Lo Pagan in the Murcia province, part of Costa Blanca Spain, is the place to go and it is easy access. It is about 3 1/2 hours from Almuñécar, 4 hours Northeast of Costa del Sol, 2 1/2 hours South of Valencia and 4 hours Southeast of Madrid.
So you have planned a trip to Rome with kids and are worried about them having a good time. Here are some great things to do and many can be free.
Once again, we find ourselves in Malaga, and since we’re playing tourist we opted to do something fun. Because we had so much fun in Granada, we opted to do another Segway tour. This time we worked with the great folks at Segway Malaga Experience. On this tour we were joined by an English family on holiday and we opted for the last tour of the day. It all began at 8 PM from El Puerto de Málaga (the Port of Malaga) and it was buzzing.
Visiting cities like Barcelona, which are filled with extreme art and culture with kids can be really exhausting. Kids typically do not always find visiting museums, churches, or architecturally advanced structures amusing and hence, can be hard to please. Therefore, if you’re travelling to this magnificent city with children, it is important to plan ahead, places, or attractions which will be fun for them. We think this is one of the friendliest cities on earth, so getting around with kids should be not so difficult! Let’s review a few things to do in Barcelona with kids!
Tip: Here are some great tips on the best places to stay in Barcelona, from Europe Up Close.
Who in the world would take an Ireland vacation in the winter?
We would! We had the opportunity to house and pet-sit in Dublin, over the holiday school break, so it was a no-brainer for us. We were going to be spending a full week in the suburbs of Dublin, but we decided to add on an extra week of fun vacation time in Southern Ireland. Yes the land of County Cork and County Kerry!
What flashes before the eyes when the word Spain crosses your mind? White Hillside Villages, Flamenco dancers, great tapas and Bullfighters!