Travel in Europe


Earlier this year I was talking to my beau about visiting Amsterdam. Or should be wait until we have kids? Then, the first things to come in our mind were the Red Light District, the museums, the cafes and the architecture. How could a city known for its guilty pleasures […]

Is Amsterdam a good choice for a family vacation?



Welcome to the December 2, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we tour the world in a single blog post.  We were supposed to publish yesterday but ran into some technical glitches; thanks for your patience. Thanks as well to the host of the previous edition on Byteful Travel, […]

Carnival of Cities for 2 December 2010



Welcome to the September 22, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single blog post. Thanks very much to the host for the previous edition, Let’s Do Something Different, and we look forward to the next host, Netherlands-based Guido with Absolutely […]

Carnival of Cities for 22 September 2010


It only happens every other August. It’s happening in August 2010. It fills the center of the magnificent Grand Place with the most gorgeous, colorful carpet of painstakingly arranged real flowers. You can read more about it on the Brussels flower carpet website. There are fun things for kids to […]

Don’t miss the Carpet of Flowers in Brussels


Welcome to this edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we tour the world in a single blog post.  Thanks very much to The Vacation Gals for hosting the last edition; the next one is on the Perceptive Travel Blog on June 30. If you’d like to host on your […]

Carnival of Cities for 16 June 2010




Welcome to the February 10, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities; the blog carnival where we take a trip around the world in one blog post. This is a special edition of the Carnival – hurray! – because today is the 4th birthday for the Family Travel Logue here […]

Carnival of Cities for 10 February 2010


Which places in the world are not as well known (nothing is really a “secret”) for fun travel with kids? I was recently tagged to answer this question by the globe-trotting SoulTravelers3, in a blog post about her family’s travel secrets. The whole meme was started by Tribase in this […]

My top 3 family travel secrets



I love poking around in my archive attic, especially with this blog’s 4th Anniversary coming up in February 2010…. A year ago on the Family Travel Guide, we had fun talking about: ***  Sugar overload at the Dr Pepper Museum in Waco, TX ***  Nautical fun in Norfolk, VA *** […]

Looking back at Dr Pepper, the Little House and London ...