Whisbear // Review

Traveling with an infant is easy. It’s once they are out of that infant phase and have an opinion that things get crazy. Our Little Little is a great sleeper, once you get him settled. With two older brothers he doesn’t want to miss any of the action. He has always found white noise soothing, […]

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Thermen Museum, Heerlen, Netherlands

The Thermen Museum is built around the Roman ruins of a bathhouse exactly where they were discovered. It is not worth a visit to the area just to see this museum, but it is the perfect place for a stop if you’re passing through. The paid city garage is a 2 min walk and the museum […]

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Ljubljana, Slovenia with Kids

This post contains affiliate links.  Ljubljana is Slovenia’s capital and is completely charming. It was a wonderful city stop after our busy Croatia driving tour for the previous five days. We turned in our rental car at the airport and came into the city by bus. The public bus runs on the hour and costs […]

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Lake Bled, Slovenia

While driving around Croatia this summer we decided to end our trip in Slovenia. Our biggest mistake was not spending more time in this beautiful country. We opted for city days, when we should have tried to spend more time enjoying the countryside. That being said an afternoon at Lake Bled was lovely, although ill […]

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Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

We’ve been in the Netherlands for over two years now. The Big Little is a fluent Dutch speaker, the Middle Little is well on his way and our Little Little  responds to some Dutch commands. Jeff and I still don’t speak Dutch but we can read and understand enough to manage life. We decided very […]

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2017 Family Travel Wrap-Up

We were able to see so much of beautiful Europe this year! In January we headed to Tallinn, Estonia, took the ferry to Helsinki, Finland and then up to Lapland by overnight train in what turned out to be the kids’ favorite trip of the year. February gave us a quick weekend escape to Brussels. […]

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Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik, North Netherlands

If you are looking for a fun steam train ride in the Netherlands then the Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblick route is for you. It combines a ride on a steam train with a boat ride that allows you to see much of the scenic countryside. The route offers amazing opportunities all year long. Even more exciting the […]

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The Dutch, Dutch, Goose! Christmas Card 2017

Merry Christmas! Since we’ve moved abroad we stopped sending out a Christmas card. (This is partially because we still have not quite mastered the Dutch postal service.) Instead,  I’ve taken to posting my Christmas Message on the Blog. This year I just wanted to take a moment this Christmas Day to say how thankful I […]

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Maastricht Christmas Market

Every time we head to Maastricht we learn more about the city that charms us. This year we headed into the city to check out the Magical Maastricht Christmas Market. The entire city center is decked out in lights. The days are short and typically grey so the lights on the street make everything feel […]

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