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Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland

Against our better judgement we decided to throw in one last outdoor endeavor in the pouring rain and popped into Dunluce Castle. This medieval castle is perched out on an outcrop looking over the sea. It’s a great ruin with plenty to explore and a small kid-friendly discovery museum. There is ample street parking outside […]

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Giant’s Causeway with Kids, Northern Ireland

This post contains affiliate links.  Giant’s Causeway is likely the main driver for most visits to Northern Ireland. We were excited to have the chance to visit Giant’s Causeway with kids after missing it on our Ireland trip in 2011. Sure, the weather in early January was grey, windy and wet. That somehow only enhances […]

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Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Northern Ireland

One of the Antrim Coast sights we wanted to see was the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. This rope bridge has existed in some form since 1755. Although it is now a reconstructed bridge and run by the National Trust, it must be a thrilling experience to cross. We unfortunately did not get a chance to cross […]

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CozyPhones // Review

This post contains affiliate links.  When I first saw these headband headphones I wasn’t sure what to think. Then I got my hands on a pair and declared them genius. They’ve made traveling with little ones a bit easier and I’ve even got a pair! The CozyPhones are essentially headphones tucked into a fleece headband. […]

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The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

We left Belfast early to hit up some of the natural sights that line Northern Ireland’s Antrim Coast. Our first stop was the Dark Hedges in Balleymoney, one and half hours from Belfast. You will want to arrive early as the Game of Thrones tourist crowds start to arrive around 11. You shouldn’t drive down […]

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Belfast, Northern Ireland with Kids

What better place to head on New Year’s Day than Belfast in Northern Ireland. The ticket price on EasyJet was right and we figured the weather couldn’t be any worse than what we would face in the Netherlands. What we didn’t know is that we would be arriving just in time to be bashed by […]

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KeepEmQuiet Activity Packs // Review

Entertaining the littles when traveling is a huge stressor for parents. We are always on the lookout for activities we can bring along that don’t take up too much room, will keep the kids entertained and won’t be annoying to us and fellow travelers. We love digital tablets and find them hugely helpful, but also […]

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Barcelona with Kids

Barcelona is a beautiful city positioned right on the coast which is probably one of the reasons it is overflowing with tourists. Another issue is its status as a cruise port and gateway to the Mediterranean – which is exactly how we ended up in Barcelona. We booked a 12 night Mediterranean cruise with MSC […]

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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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