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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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Trakai & Kernave – Day Trips from Vilnius

Vilnius can easily be a jumping-off hub for your Lithuanian exploration. There are two excellent sites you must see when you’re near Vilnius: Trakai and Kernave. The Trakai Island Castle is a gorgeous, red-brick complex built in the 1400s (10am-5pm, later in spring/summer). It’s similar in design and history to Poland’s Malbork Castle, though Malbork holds […]

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Amsterdam Girls Weekend: Hits & Misses

When you’re a mom of three boys it’s important to grab any opportunity you get for some adult girl time. With Amsterdam just an hour away by train from Delft a girlfriend and I took advantage of a free hotel night to explore Amsterdam without our kids or husbands in tow. We mixed a few […]

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The Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam

The Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam sits on the museumpark and has rotating exhibits of modern art. A neighbor told us that we should not miss the current exhibition of hyper realism so we made plans to head to Rotterdam one morning while the kids were in school. We have been extremely lucky to have a […]

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Vilnius Lithuania With Kids

This post contains affiliate links.  Lithuania isn’t at the top of most travel bucket lists. Actually, no Baltic state finds its way to the top of travel lists, but they should.  We had previously visited Estonia and Latvia, so Lithuania was our last Baltic state to visit. We had lovely visits to all three and […]

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A Quick Stop at Amsterdam’s Museum Square

A few weeks ago I was double-checking a few things and noticed that my passport had less then 6 months to expiration. That may seem like plenty of time to process a renewal but many countries won’t let you enter with a passport that expires in the next six months. I immediately scheduled an appointment […]

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Touring the Roman Ruins of Orange, France

This post contains affiliate links.  We headed to Orange, France to check out the Roman Theater. While the Roman Theater is the main attraction in this Provence town, Orange is as cute as any other town in the Provence region and worth spending a bit of time exploring. Our visit to Orange was unfortunately on […]

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Exploring Avignon, France with Kids

Avignon, France has so much to offer families. I had an entire day planned in the city involving renting bikes and tooling around Barthelasse Island, checking out a few of Avignon’s historic buildings and visiting the market hall for lunch. Then we woke up and discovered it was the coldest day of the year in […]

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Roussillon, France: The Orange City

Roussillon, France is one of the most picturesque towns in the Luberon mountains. We ended up in Roussillon on our Provence trip because it combined a visit to a cute town with a factory tour and a nature hike. That’s the perfect combo for our family – town for mom, factory for dad and a […]

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