Things I’ve 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…

Best Playgrounds in Ljubljana

While Ljubljana is very family friendly and there are plenty of things kids can do here – from museums to the zoo and galleries, kids’ favorite are playgrounds. And the capital of Slovenia has plenty of them. So, I asked my kids to help me pick a few of the best playgrounds in Ljubljana. Make…

Escape to Rovinj with Kids

Escape. That’s the first word that pops to mind when I hear the name Rovinj. This seaside town in the Croatian region of Istria has always been an escape for us. Escape from the Winter fog and cold of our city, escape from the everyday routine, escape from worries… A few hours drive and the world…

No Photos, Please

I remember squinting my eyes because of the sun. My brother nervously fidgeting. My Dad saying: ‘Just a second, it has to be perfect.’ That’s how we took photos, 20 something years ago. When my Dad had to buy the film for the camera, every photo was special. Today, we can snap a photo of…

I don’t Want to Survive Travel with Kids. I Want to Have Fun with Them.

‘The secret to surviving a long car journey with children.’ ‘Travel With Kids on Long Flights, And Survive.’ ’10 Tips to Survive Holiday Travel With Kids.’ These three headlines and there are many more out there, all contain one word that really bothers me. Survive. Why and when have we started thinking about how to survive travel…