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Bucharest, Romania with Kids

I was sitting here trying to digest my Romania trip and almost decided not to write about it at all under the old adage “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” The thing is Bucharest showered us with beauty. We were there at the height of the leaf change […]

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Karlovac, Croatia: An Authentic Experience

The stop in Karlovac, Croatia was the most authentic Croatian experience of our Croatian driving trip. Dubrovnik was beautiful but crowded and touristy. A coastal resort provided a wealth of amusements at our fingertips. But Karlovac was laid back and authentic. I had low expectations for this town, but in the end it was sad […]

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A Morning Walk in Montmartre with Kids

This post contains affiliate links. Although we’ve made several visits to Paris, Jeff and I have never walked around Montmartre. When the opportunity to pop into a friend’s apartment in Paris while their family was out of town came up, we set our trip itinerary around walking Montmartre and enjoying the parks of Paris. We […]

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Fall in Delft with Allocacoc

This post contains affiliate links.  I love fall. Living in The Netherlands I’ve come to appreciate the true fall days. Nestled between endless rain are a few perfect days full of crisp air, changing leaves and just enough sunshine to keep you warm outside. I’ve partnered with Allocacoc to bring you the perfect fall day […]

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Le Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris

Le Jardin d’Acclimatation is well known in Paris but perhaps not to tourists. We visited the park on a Sunday in Paris, though should have gone earlier in our trip as we could have easily spent all day here. The garden is easily reached. You can drive and park, take the Metro or take a […]

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Monkey Forest Playground, Meijendel, Den Haag

Dunea, our water company, manages three areas of dunes in Meijendel that are part of the Dutch National Dunes National Park. Unique in the world, they use the sand dunes to clean the water we drink. The land surrounding the dunes, and above the aquifer has been converted into recreational use. Expat friends of ours […]

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Landal, Coldenhove: A Vakantiepark Weekend

The Vakantiepark is a European vacation staple which we’ve come to appreciate and enjoy. The Dutch call it “camping.” In reality,  it’s a small equipped cabin with pay-per-service amenities and all the activities you could ever want. Although Europeans often book a week or more at these parks, we’ve found they are best suited for […]

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Artis Zoo & Micropia for Kids, Amsterdam

Over the summer we decided to do a small staycation in Amsterdam. We typically make the 45 min commute to do an event or activity and then head back to Delft. This time we decided to get a house for a few nights at a holiday park, Droompark Spaarnwoude, and spent four days enjoying Amsterdam’s […]

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