All Posts by Jeff Newcamp

A Week In Provence With Kids

I recently read an article that tackled the question, “Tuscany or Provence?” That was the first time I thought of the two locations comparatively. Italy’s Tuscany is a magical place full of history, vineyards and culinary delights. France’s Provence is, well, describable in very much the same way. Interestingly, we visited both Tuscany and Provence […]

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A Wintry Visit to Stockholm With a Toddler

For a weekend break in the winter, we chose Stockholm. The disadvantages are obvious: frigid temperatures, a pittance of daylight and few outdoor activities open. The advantages, however, are a bit more subtle. Flights were cheap (Amsterdam-Stockholm) and hotels were running special winter weekend rates. Plus, what toddler doesn’t love snow play? Stockholm plays host […]

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A Taste of Space at ESA’s Space Expo

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Space Expo visitor center in Noordwijk is an impressive sight. There’s no comparison to the Kennedy Space Center or Johnson Space Center – both in America – but Space Expo is a great activity for families. The visitor center is co-located with ESA’s facility, nestled up against North Sea dunes. […]

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One Dutch Week – The Perfect Itinerary

We constantly grapple with building perfect itineraries. There’s a juxtaposition between trying to ‘experience’ the Netherlands and ‘hitting the highlights.’ Luckily, Amsterdam is an amazing city that oozes Dutch charm. However, it’s sad to see visitors who only make time to see Amsterdam. We so love the Netherlands that we are always trying to get […]

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Museum Night for Kids, The Hague

In 2017, Kinder Museum Nacht Den Haag was held on Saturday March 18th. The yearly event opens about 20 museums after-hours with special kids programming. The Big Little was old enough to enjoy the events this year – and also able to stay awake late enough to make it fun. The event targets 4-12 year […]

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KGB Museum – Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn’s impressive collection of museums and fortifications might make your head spin. There’s not nearly enough time on a weekend trip to Tallinn to see it all. You’ve got to prioritize the types of activities that interest you. The KGB Museum should be near the top of your list in Tallinn. It’s unassuming. It’s just a […]

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