Category: My family

Universal Studios Orlando with young children

Posted by • July 6, 2015 • Activities ,Family holiday ,My family 2 Comments

‘So you are visiting Orlando and are not going to Disneyland?’ That’s what I heard a lot when asked about our travel plans for Florida. I didn’t realize that families with younger children almost

How to enjoy the Roman Forum as a family

Posted by • October 23, 2014 • Activities ,City trip ,My family 1 Comment

“Look, here’s another one!” Both our children kneel down and look intently at something on the ground. My son is the first to raise his head and start looking around him again. And with

Athens with children

Posted by • August 24, 2014 • City trip ,My family 1 Comment

Athens with children might not seem the obvious choice for a family trip. Compared to other European capitals as Rome, London and Paris it has less to offer in grandeur and family-friendly sights. But

7 tips for Disneyland Paris with young children

Posted by • August 20, 2014 • Activities ,Family holiday ,My family ,Travel tip 3 Comments

The key to visiting Disneyland with young children is moderation. And preparation. For you would not be the first who gets carried away by all this fun and excitement at the park. On the

5 Things to do with children at Aegean Coast Turkey

Posted by • June 10, 2014 • Family holiday ,My family Add Comment
Aegean coast Turkey boat trip to Samos Greece with children

The northern part of the Aegean west coast in Turkey is well-known for its all-inclusive resorts and tourist towns as Bodrum, Kusadasi and Izmir. Though this has its appeal to many, this might scare

Denmark with kids: a weekend at Legoland Billund

Posted by • April 13, 2014 • Family holiday ,My family Add Comment

Not your average theme park, LEGOLAND in Billund (Denmark) is the perfect choice for families that are not great fans of crowds and loud commercialism. Do not get me wrong, I enjoy visits to

Day trip in Tuscany: Etruscan tombs and wine tasting

Posted by • April 5, 2014 • Family holiday ,My family 2 Comments

There is much to see and enjoy in Tuscany, as you are probably well aware. Last time we were there, we visited the main sites – Florence, Siena, San Gimigniano – and we did

London with children

Posted by • March 15, 2014 • City trip ,My family Add Comment

My youngest and I spent our first mother and daughter weekend in London. She was three years old at the time and many people asked me whether I did not think she was too

What is the capital of Sweden?

Posted by • March 3, 2014 • My family Add Comment

Last night the children came down the stairs dragging an old map of Europe with them. I was surprised – but happy – to see that the plan was to play geography lessons. Our

Midsummer weekend: Helsinki with kids

Posted by • February 24, 2014 • City trip ,My family 1 Comment

A weekend trip to Finland for Midsummer day, that was my birthday present in June 2013. My husband knows how to make me happy… Midsummer – or Juhannes – is a national holiday in