Faking It in Cordoba With Kids

Cordoba with kids

Once a capital of Islamic Spain and western Europe’s biggest, most cultured city, Cordoba is today a laid-back, charming Andalusian city that has lots of things to offer. While unraveling the new is always fun, Cordoba with kids taught me that sometimes it would be better to play it safe. Now that I think about …

Bad Mom’s New Year’s Resolutions

Bad Mom's New Year Resolutions

At thirty something, I have lots of years of New Year’s resolutions behind me. That would be valuable experience, if all hadn’t failed. You could tell that some were doomed from the start, others made it through but none past the first quarter. A smarter person would stop making them. But I’ve never been one …

Worst Family Vacation Destinations for 2018

While everyone is making a list of the best destinations to visit in 2018, I’ll do the list of the worst family vacation destinations for 2018. Here are the places you should avoid, because we want to have them all to ourselves. Worst family vacation destinations 2018: 1.       Scotland It is stunningly beautiful. No scratch …

‘Oh, What Fun It Is to Ride On…’ Katschberg Advent Trail

Katschberg Advent Trail

Away from the crowed Christmas markets but equally impressive Katcshberg Adventweg or Katschberg Advent Trail despite the cold offers a cosier Christmas feel. Though kids might need to be encouraged to feel it. Often. In quest of the true Christmas spirit December is crazy in our household. There are countless events in school, pre-school and …

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 …