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…

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…

Day Trip to Morocco with Kids

“If we are going to Spain, then we are going to Africa,” said my husband as we finally picked our destination. I bobbed my head enthusiastically, because frankly after Japan, Spain seemed so tame. But add a day trip to Morocco with kids to the mix and we were bound to have an adventure. Yes,…