Tag: Tips & Tricks

Visiting Keukenhof in April

Visiting Keukenhof in April

I could honestly visit Keukenhof Tulip Gardens over and over, so when our spring schedule required a third visit I was pretty excited. My parents were in town so the Little Little and I accompanied them on a visit to Keukenhof in April. You might 

An Afternoon at Keukenhof in April

An Afternoon at Keukenhof in April

It has been a year of spring visitors which means lots of visits to the tulip garden, Keukenhof. We hit the timing just about right by visiting Keukenhof in April. This time around we attempted an afternoon visit and took the boat ride through the 

Delft Long-Term Stay Lodging Options

Delft Long-Term Stay Lodging Options

Delft is an ideal launch-point for adventures in the Netherlands. It’s connected to neighboring cities Den Haag (The Hague) and Rotterdam by rail, an easy 12-25 minute trip. Further, Delft is an easy 40 minutes by train from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport and under an hour 

Keokee Organized Travel Bag // Review

Keokee Organized Travel Bag // Review

This post contains affiliate links. With three littles I have quite a bit of gear I need to have at my fingertips during trips. I’m always looking for a bag that can hold it all and keep it organized. On a recent trip we put 

CozyPhones // Review

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! 

KeepEmQuiet Activity Packs // Review

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 

Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

We’ve been in the Netherlands for over two years now. The Big Little is a fluent Dutch speaker, the Middle Little is well on his way and our Little Little  responds to some Dutch commands. Jeff and I still don’t speak Dutch but we can 

Budapest to Bucharest by Train

Budapest to Bucharest by Train

This post contains affiliate links.  As you likely know if you read this blog you know my boys are train obsessed. As a result we try to use trains to travel around Europe when it’s possible. So, when my husband suggested we tag along on 

Ghent, Belgium with Kids

Ghent, Belgium with Kids

Ghent should be on the top of your Belgium visit list! It was our favorite of the large Belgium towns and made us wonder why we didn’t get here sooner. We made an Autumn weekend visit, driving down on Friday and heading home on Sunday. 

Karlovac, Croatia: An Authentic Experience

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