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Ulster American Folk Park in Northern Ireland

We’ve visited quite a few open air parks on our travels. The Ulster American Folk Park in Northern Ireland has been the easiest to relate to as it follows emigrants from the town of Ulster through to their eventual arrival in America. You’ll spend your time here moving from one house to the other engaging […]

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Paagman Bookstore, Den Haag

When we first moved to the Netherlands, Den Haag felt like a huge city. I mostly kept to the quiet corners of Delft, venturing into Den Haag only when necessary for appointments or a visit to the Apple Store. I would accomplish my task and quickly head back to my own little corner of the […]

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Cruise Port Civitavecchia with Kids

The Cruise Port of Civitavecchia, Italy provides access to Rome. We arrived into port at 7:30am well ahead of the 9am scheduled arrival. Although we were early the wind was howling and the rain was pouring down. We spent breakfast watching the sea break over the breakwaters and discussed our plan. This was my sister’s first […]

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Museum Voorlinden: Perfect for Kids

Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar, The Netherlands has been on my radar for a while. (Wassenaar is a suburb of The Hague and easily reached by public transportation from Den Haag Central.) I’m a big fan of contemporary and modern art. I find it interesting and easily digestible with kids. We had not yet visited Museum […]

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GLOW Eindhoven, Netherlands

This post contains affiliate links. Eindhoven, Netherlands is known as a technology and design hub in the southern part of the country. It also happens to be a city we always seem to be passing through, but have never really taken the time to explore. Eindhoven GLOW, a winter light festival, has been on my […]

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The Miffy Museum

The Miffy Museum in Utrecht has been on the top of our “to do” list for a while, but the timing never seemed right. The museum is small and gets crowded. Reservations are strongly recommended. Although we love to plan, our local weekend adventures are typically a bit more spur-of-the-moment. With six weeks of summer […]

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Exploring Central Portugal with Kids

Central Portugal has so much to offer we had to make some tough choices on where to spend our time. We ultimately leaned on things we knew the boys would enjoy, turning a day heavy with driving into one of the best of the trip. We left Évora early with an end destination of Coimbra. […]

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Safartica Northern Lights Picnic

Seeing the Northern Lights was on top of our wish list for our visit to Lapland. Choosing to book on our own meant we could tailor the trip to the best experiences for the kids. We chose an evening picnic with Safartica thinking we would (hopefully) see some Northern Lights and do something the kids […]

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