On Day Four (catch up on days 1-3.5 here) of our great Western Europe road trip we departed Belgium, and drove in to northern France. We drove through bright sunshine, over rolling green hills, with steeples from tiny villages decorating the landscape, a chateau or two, and union workers striking on the highway. We were […]Read More Euro road trip family edition. Part Two: Normandy, France. A region beyond the infamous beaches.
Day One: travel day. Now, before anyone goes off and starts thinking this was some sort of fairy tale adventure, I want to assure you that we have two children who like to keep us firmly grounded. Max did his part by vomiting in the car, a whole 40 minutes down the road. After that, […]Read More A family European Road trip in four parts. Part One: Amsterdam, Brugges and all stops in between.
We now live an easy two-hour train ride from Berlin. We visited for 48 hours, as a warm up adventure abroad. Well, it was going to be 48 hours, but then we took the train home (Polish hotel home, let me be clear) two stops in the wrong direction, navigated three local trains back to […]Read More weekend family foray in Berlin
What I really want to share here today are some reflections on, and tips for, traveling as a family with a small toddler child and/or infant. Granted, I am no expert. But, what I do know is that while yes, it is work, and yes, it is different than it was before the little tag […]Read More 5 hopefully helpful tips for family travel
We just got back from a much needed vacation. My husband was recently away on an extended work trip, while I was home solo parenting (with my Village backing me up! Thanks Village!). It was a long winter, and we needed to relax, recoup and reconnect from the time apart. We flew down to the […]Read More Family Vacation! Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
We’re going on vacation!!! Its our first trip as a family of four (although Max was technically present last time in my 29 weeks pregnant belly) and we are all looking forward to getting away together. Our last trip as a family was in August. We spent 10 days in the Pacific Northwest. It was […]Read More Little Itinerary: three days in Seattle, family edition