Visiting Alhambra with Kids? Learn from Our Mistakes

Alhambra with kids

The palace complex of Alhambra is magnificent. We expected as much and we weren’t disappointed. But we didn’t know how hard it was to get the tickets. We should have been better prepared. Here’s what the visit to Alhambra with kids taught us and how you can avoid our mistakes. Alhambra with kids and no …

I Won’t be an A**hole With No Gift Christmas

no gift

I cringe when I read posts about no gift Christmas. No gift Christmas, birthday or any other occasion works for us adults, maybe, but kids should get a little something: a toy, sweets or a book, to believe in magic. Especially at Christmas. That’s why even though my kids have enough things, I am not …

5 Top Christmas Markets This Season

It’s that time of the year again. Christmas lights, music, food and cheer. If you are still reluctant about it all, here are some of the best Christmas markets in our vicinity – Europe – to get you in the mood. You still have time for a visit. Christmas market in Nuremberg They say Germany …

Great Discoveries at Museo Galileo with Kids

museo galileo

Museo Galileo despite its name is more than just a museum dedicated to one of the world’s greatest scientists Galileo Galilei. With its collection of scientific instruments it is an ode to history of science and the source of inspiration for all visitors, young and old. Where is Museo Galileo? This incredible collection of historical …

Step Aside Lonely Planet: Kids Pick the Best in Travel 2018

Lonely Planet recently reviled their list of the Best in Travel 2018. There are top countries, top cities, top best value and top regions – hey Slovenia’s Julian Alps are on. They recommend some really great places. Their list got me wondering, what would my kids – as great travel experts put on their list. …

Forest Bathing in Kočevski rog With Kids

Kočevski rog with Kids

Visiting Kočevski rog with kids has been on top of my to do list for years. But Slovenia is full of amazing places, it was never this region’s turn. Until now. The weather forecast forced us to look into the Southeastern parts of the country. I jumped with joy when I discovered this could be …

Things I’ve Learned at a Concert

Things I learned at a concert

With the enthusiasms of a five year old I jumped at the chance to go to a concert with hubby.  But once we got there, early, had to stand for hours and brave the crowds of millennials, while wondering about their parents’ parenting methods,  I’ve wondered, sincerely: ‘Am I too old or too tired for …