Let’s Go to Madrid With Kids

There are playgrounds, the zoo, museums, royal palaces, plazas, markets, churro and jamon. Madrid with kids offers plenty of things to see and do. My list for our two days was again too long. In the end we skipped a lot, but what we did experience makes us convinced that Madrid is a great family…

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…

All Aboard! Ferry to Scotland

How do we get from home to Scotland without having to spend the entire 14 days off driving? The answer: ferry to Scotland. More precisely from Amsterdam to Newcastle upon Tyne. But once we boarded the ferry with kids, what was meant to only be a means of making the journey easier, proved to be the…