Embroidery Kit – Road Trip Craft

We love a good road trip! When it makes sense to drive we like to take advantage of the freedom that comes with driving and we explore off the beaten path. The hard part is keeping everyone entertained on longer drive days. The kids keep themselves busy with toys and books. We throw on audio […]

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Tri-Country Border Labyrinth

The Tri-Country Border Labyrinth was one of those touristy stops that we just had to check out. The corner where The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium all meet is packed with viewpoints and restaurants, but we couldn’t resist the kitsch and fun of the Tri-Country Border Labyrinth. It turned out to be the hardest Labyrinth we’ve […]

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Achieving Swim Diploma A

The Dutch take swimming very seriously. This is quite prudent for a country that coexists with the water, having around 40% of its land area below sea level. Since the moment we arrived we were told about swimming lessons. The Big Little saw others at school getting their diploma, and the freedom that came with […]

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Exploring Wroclaw with Kids

Wroclaw topped my list of Polish cities to visit with kids. It is small and easily walkable. There are playgrounds and open space galore for the kids to run around. This is all before you add in the Wroclaw Gnomes that can be found all over town. Wroclaw lacks blockbuster sights, but that just adds […]

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Trakai & Kernave – Day Trips from Vilnius

Vilnius can easily be a jumping-off hub for your Lithuanian exploration. There are two excellent sites you must see when you’re near Vilnius: Trakai and Kernave. The Trakai Island Castle is a gorgeous, red-brick complex built in the 1400s (10am-5pm, later in spring/summer). It’s similar in design and history to Poland’s Malbork Castle, though Malbork holds […]

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