Texel’s Lighthouse in Texel, Netherlands

The  Texel Lighthouse on the far North end of the island was our first stop after departing the Texel Ferry. It’s just a 20-minute drive along the island from the ferry to the lighthouse (paid parking lot). There is small walking path that leads up to the base. The lighthouse is a symbol of Texel. You’ll […]

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Family Hotel Rooms in Europe

Finding hotel rooms in Europe for families can be a challenge. Since growing to a family of five in October we’ve become experts on seeking out options that will fit our family. Here is a rundown of options that we hope helps you travel Europe regardless of family size. Travel Cots  While rollaways are typically […]

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Dinant, Belgium

Dinant, Belgium sits along the Muse River. It is a city lodged into the river valley giving it unbelievably pristine views. We stopped in Dinant to break up the drive between Luxembourg City and Delft, Netherlands. Instead of driving the RV into Dinant’s narrow streets we parked at the top of the Citadel. Be careful […]

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An Afternoon in Luxembourg City

We popped into Luxembourg City for the afternoon mostly because we were passing through. We had no plan, which was the point of our France Passion trip, but found lots to do in the city. The first issue was where to park the RV. We had read online that the city parking lots could accommodate […]

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Parc Merveilleux, Luxembourg

Parc Merveilleux is a truly European theme park and zoo located in Bettembourg, Luxembourg. It lacks the large rides that make up American “theme parks” and is instead filled with playgrounds, small animals and small rides.  You can visit from Easter to early October. There is a parking lot across the street and when that […]

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Tasting Champagne in Epernay, France

I’m a big fan of sparkling wine, so when the chance to pass through the Champagne region of France presented itself we couldn’t pass it up. We headed to Epernay, which has titled itself the capitol of Champagne. Mercier is the big tourist draw in town. They have set up a full visit package. Tours […]

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Texel: A True Hidden Gem

Texel, Netherlands blew me away with its charm. As the largest of the Dutch barrier islands, Texel provides a perfect getaway for an overnight or a full week vacation. We headed up early on Saturday morning for a weekend on the island. The kids were excited from the moment we pulled into the Texel ferry […]

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French Mushroom Caves

“Champpignons Delalande” or as we called them, The Mushroom Caves, is one of those strange stops that you have to make when traveling around a country in an RV. We actually almost didn’t make it here. As we approached the bridge, a large warning sign said large vehicles should use caution. We were close to […]

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