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  • 6 Places To Visit On Your Road Trip In Bulgaria: Varna, Veliko Tarnarvo, Plovdiv, Govedartsi, Rila & Sofia

    6 Places To Visit On Your Road Trip In Bulgaria: Varna, Veliko Tarnarvo, Plovdiv, Govedartsi, Rila & Sofia

    Jul 7, 2014 Bulgaria

    We had heard so much about several other beautiful destinations within Bulgaria that we knew we needed to set aside a few days to see them. We hired a car and made trips to Varna, Veliko Tarnarvo, Plovdiv, Govedartsi, Rila & Sofia.

  • Not In The Greece Travel Guide: The Secret Ice Cream Shop In Paros

    Not In The Greece Travel Guide: The Secret Ice Cream Shop In Paros

    Jul 5, 2014 Greece

    Spending a few days on Paros, Greece provided enough time to get an overview of this Cycladic island. But we didn’t expect that the highlight of our visit would be a secret bakery in the middle of nowhere that dished up the most delicious ice cream. Find …

  • Hungary

    Hungary

    Jul 4, 2014 Destinations

    In the South-East of Europe sits Bulgaria. Often overlooked and rarely read about. We decided to change that and are attempting 6 weeks of family travel in the 14th largest country in Europe.

  • My Life Changing Experience On Sifnos, Greece

    My Life Changing Experience On Sifnos, Greece

    Jul 2, 2014 Greece

    Come with us as we explore Sifnos, the beautiful Cycladic island. From picturesque beaches to sky-high panoramas, this island has it all. But more than that, find out how it changed us in an unexpected way.

  • Resort Holiday In Sunny Beach For Just $99.50 Per Day

    Resort Holiday In Sunny Beach For Just $99.50 Per Day

    Jun 25, 2014 Bulgaria

    Sunny Beach is a resort town located on the Black Sea in Bulgaria. It’s filled with hotels, restaurants and entertainment. English is widely spoken and nearly every restaurant offers a Sunday Roast. So how much did our month in Sunny Beach cost?

  • Your Friends Lied To You About Ios

    Your Friends Lied To You About Ios

    Jun 23, 2014 Greece

    Ios, Greece has a long-standing reputation for frivolity, parties and alcohol. But that isn’t the complete story and there is much more to this island than meets the eye. Find out more.

  • Visiting Athens, Greece: Flights, Hotels, Transport & Food

    Visiting Athens, Greece: Flights, Hotels, Transport & Food

    Jun 21, 2014 Greece

    Athens, capital city of Greece, is the birthplace of some of the world’s greatest eras of art, learning and philosophy. If you’re thinking about visiting Athens, find out how we got there, accommodation tips, how we got around, what we ate and more.

  • Kythnos Is Not Santorini (But That’s What Makes It Awesome)

    Kythnos Is Not Santorini (But That’s What Makes It Awesome)

    Jun 17, 2014 Greece

    Kythnos is a relaxing Greek island with around 100km of coastline, and more than 70 beaches, many inaccessible by road. It is not slathered with tourists like Santorini. It's a completely different experience. And, like me, you may lose a piece of your he…

  • 20 Things To Do In Israel With Kids

    20 Things To Do In Israel With Kids

    Jun 10, 2014 Israel

    While it’s a popular destination as a religious pilgrimage, many people would not place Israel at the top of their holiday destination list. This controversial country unjustly has more negative press coverage than it deserves. It's actually a living hist…

  • 10 Things To Do In Dubai With Kids

    10 Things To Do In Dubai With Kids

    Jun 6, 2014 United Arab Emirates

    What a city! Dubai is bursting with entertainment; it’s big, busy and just… wow! There is so much to do within this relatively new family travel hotspot, so give yourself enough time. Don’t just use it for a transit. We spent 3 days in the shopping mall a…

  • The Day Our 5-Year-Old Abseiled 5 Stories Down a Sheer Cliff In Malta

    The Day Our 5-Year-Old Abseiled 5 Stories Down a Sheer Cliff In Malta

    May 27, 2014 Malta

    Yes, it’s true. Mia gleefully abseiled down a steep cliff that would make a grown adult think twice. Also check out the other interesting activities we got up to around Malta.

  • Top 5 Things To Do In Malta

    Top 5 Things To Do In Malta

    May 24, 2014 Malta

    Malta was not what I expected. This small island really packed a punch with the sheer volume of things to see and do. During our time on the island we discovered some real gems that you will love.

  • Top 5 Things To Do In Athens, Greece

    Top 5 Things To Do In Athens, Greece

    May 23, 2014 Greece

    Like any major world city Athens can be hectic and overwhelming, especially when you mix in the local “organised chaos” way of doing things. But beneath its fast-paced metropolitan exterior is a city oozing with history, dating back thousands of years to …

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Paros

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Paros

    May 21, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Paros. With over half a million tourists visiting each year, Paros caters to a very wide range of tastes. The best food treasures are usually found off the tourist trail, in the smaller towns. So asking a local where their favo…

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Ios

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Ios

    May 20, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Ios! This island is widely regarded as the party island of the Cyclades, however it certainly is very family friendly as well. As such, the cuisine in tourist-centric locations are often aimed at delivering a taste of home wher…

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Milos

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Milos

    May 17, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Milos! Many of the restaurants on Milos were designed with families and young children in mind by providing playgrounds and toys. These are a godsend for parents looking for a little peace and quiet. Being a bigger island than …

  • Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Sifnos

    Where To Eat On The Greek Islands: Sifnos

    May 17, 2014 Greece

    Join us on our food tour of Sifnos! Like Kythnos, there was an abundance of fresh, locally grown produce on Sifnos and it could be tasted on the plate. The time-tested traditions and mountains of love that went into each dish we tasted were evident. We we…

  • Apartment Disaster At Sunny Beach: Slimy Green Swimming Pool Was Just The Beginning

    Apartment Disaster At Sunny Beach: Slimy Green Swimming Pool Was Just The Beginning

    May 17, 2014 Bulgaria

    After a month of rapid nomadic travel we needed a break. We booked a 2-bedroom apartment in the hugely popular town of Sunny Beach, Bulgaria along the Black Sea coast. It sounded like a dream break. Unfortunately it quickly turned into a disaster.

  • 365 Days of Accommodation: 2013 - 2014

    365 Days of Accommodation: 2013 - 2014

    May 16, 2014 Highlights

    We’ve been travelling the world for almost 2 years now. Last year we made a great compilation of all the places we stayed and this year we decided to do the same. We hope you enjoy our easy one-stop reference for your holiday plans.

  • This Is Greece: Dreamy Island Paradise In The Cyclades

    This Is Greece: Dreamy Island Paradise In The Cyclades

    May 16, 2014 Greece

    Put your feet up, relax and join us for a lunch on the beach on the gorgeous Cycladic island of Sifnos. The sights, the sounds and the smells. Find out what it’s really like on this Greek paradise.