Dull see-saws and creaky roundabouts? Not in Luxembourg City, where the kids’ playgrounds are joyous, colourful works of art.
Castles at Christmas
A trip to a traditional Luxembourgish Christmas market takes us on a journey through legends, castles and the spectacular natural scenery of the “Mullerthal”.
Cartography in Connemara
Do you wish to find truly authentic travel experiences? There’s a map for that.
Portugal dos Pequenitos
In the historic Portuguese city of Coimbra, we find a small, kid-oriented theme park… with a big difference.
The volcanoes of the Auvergne
How one overnight stay in the Auvergne (central France) sixteen years ago led to our family falling in love with a campsite, a river… and the dormant volcanoes that tower over them both.
“Congés annuels” – A badly-timed visit to Nîmes
A home exchange in southern France sounded like a great idea at the time. However, Nîmes in August with four kids and a dog proved to be one of our most challenging travel experiences yet…
The secret Roman aqueduct
Just a short walk away from a world-famous bridge in southern France lies an evocative 2,000-year old Roman aqueduct… that nobody seems to know about.
Two paths in the Pyrenees
How (not) to ask for hiking advice in the beautiful region around Cauterets, southern France (warning: this post contains grumpiness).
Kingfishers in the oasis: camping by the Río Duero
It may not be well-known or fashionable, but Tordesillas is a perfect stopover for families travelling between Portugal and France.