Packing Cubes: A Must for Family Travel

I used to be a terrible packer! Seriously. I can remember, before kids, I would haul a huge rolling suitcase stuffed with things I needed. Now, with three kids in tow I’ve changed my packing habits to minimize what we bring along. I’m also completely obsessed with packing cubes. Thanks to some handy packing cubes […]

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Visiting Salzburg: Schloss Hellbrunn

Tips and Tricks for bringing the kids along to Schloss Hellburnn & the Trick Fountain Tour As palaces go, Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg packs an unexpected punch in terms of attractions. Visiting Schloss Hellbrunn can easily eat up a day of your Salzburg itinerary. We enjoyed strolling the grounds, visiting the castle museum, taking the […]

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An Update.

Three years in Europe flew by. We grew from a family of four to a family of five. We traded in cars for bikes. We learned to appreciate a slower life. Now, we’ve headed back to the U.S. This was an expected move, but honestly one we have been dreading. We fell in love with The […]

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Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is often called Cinderella’s Castle. Neuschwanstein is surely one of the most beautiful castles I’ve seen, however we had to fight the crowds to get these stunning views. Our summer visit was ill timed, but the only time we were going to be in the area. We opted for a quick pop in […]

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Avontura, Delft Indoor Playground

Playgrounds are an integral part of Dutch life.  The weather here is often rainy and cold, so indoor playgrounds are also available and awesome. We’ve tried out quite a few but consistently visit one – Avontura.  Here is a list of all the things I love about Avontura. Free Wi-Fi. The kids run around and […]

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Swimming in Innsbruck Among the Mountains

Swimming in Innsbruck at Waldschwimmbad is the perfect way to take in amazing views, experience This post on Swimming in Innsbruck contains affiliate links.  Europe’s heat wave was beating down on us so we jumped at the opportunity to take a dip in one of Innsbruck, Austria’s open air mountain pools. We love mixing in […]

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Volvo Museum

A visit to the Volvo Museum in Gothenburg, Sweden is a must for lovers of cars and aesthetics.  I’ve had the opportunity to visit several car museums. Although I’m not a car enthusiast I always have a great time. The Gothenburg Volvo Museum was no exception. Volvo’s sleek lines and plethora of cars are sure […]

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