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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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Visiting Pont du Gard with Kids

Pont du Gard has been on my bucket list since we moved to Europe. I just knew I had to see the three level, Roman aqueduct in person. Our winter visit provided us with cooler temperatures and no crowds, making our visit to Pont du Gard nearly perfect. Pont du Gard has two parking lots, […]

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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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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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Genoa, Italy with Kids

We could tell we were going to love Genoa as soon as we pulled into port. The city rises from the water to the surrounding hills. It looks both modern and historic and was teaming with Christmas lights. Genoa is the home port of MSC. The MSC Orchestra received “rock star” parking at the old […]

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The Old Bakery Museum in Medemblik

The Old Bakery Museum in Medemblik is a winner. This adorable little museum has tons of hands-on fun for kids, is part of the Museumkaart program and is thoroughly interesting. It is packed full of Dutch baking tools, many of which are still being used. Interpretive displays are in several languages making it perfect for […]

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Muzee Scheveningen (Den Haag)

The Wednesday half days are the perfect opportunity to get the boys out and go and see some of the smaller museums in the area. This week we set our sights on Muzee Scheveningen, a small museum in an 1877 School House that highlights the history of the resort area and the animals that live […]

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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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