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  • The Ultimate Irish Road Trip Guide: How To See Ireland In 12 days

    The Ultimate Irish Road Trip Guide: How To See Ireland In 12 days

    Dec 26, 2013 Ireland

    Since you’ve been reading all our Ireland posts you’ve fallen in love with this magical land, right? We certainly did. Well now I’m going to make your life even easier with our ultimate Irish road trip guide. See how we explored the beautiful Emerald Isle…

  • Ready To Roll In Prague: Best Ways To See This Beautiful City

    Ready To Roll In Prague: Best Ways To See This Beautiful City

    Dec 24, 2013 Czechia

    Prague is a fascinating and beautiful city with a rich past. There’s history around every corner waiting to jump out and surprise you. Since we were only in Prague for a week we figured help was needed to get the real deal on Europe’s 6th most visited cit…

  • The Uber Creepy Bone Chapel Of Kutna Hora

    The Uber Creepy Bone Chapel Of Kutna Hora

    Dec 21, 2013 Czechia

    The Bone Chapel is estimated to contain between 40,000 and 70,000 human skeletons intricately arranged to form spectacular decorations. The place was eerily quiet as silence is imposed on all visitors. You could hear a pin drop. I could hear my heart beat…

  • 8 Ways A Family Can Spend 3 Days In Dubai Mall

    8 Ways A Family Can Spend 3 Days In Dubai Mall

    Dec 20, 2013 United Arab Emirates

    We had longed to visit Dubai and were breathtakingly excited to be spending 1 week there. We had been told by other travellers there was plenty to do and the informers were right. There simply was not enough time, especially when the world’s largest shopp…

  • When Was The Last Time You Played With Your Sega?

    When Was The Last Time You Played With Your Sega?

    Dec 20, 2013 United Arab Emirates

    Our third & final day at Dubai Mall. This time for some old school fun. It seemed like a lifetime ago I was playing Alex The Kid and Sonic The Hedgehog on my Sega Master System, and when we heard about Sega Republic in Dubai I had a teen-era flashback. A …

  • Water & Ice On Our First Day In Dubai Mall

    Water & Ice On Our First Day In Dubai Mall

    Dec 16, 2013 United Arab Emirates

    The world’s largest mall is, well, large. Every week Dubai Mall attracts more than 750,000 visitors. We checked 2 draw cards of this mega mall in 1 day - the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink.

  • Watersliding With Sharks On A Man-Made Island

    Watersliding With Sharks On A Man-Made Island

    Dec 14, 2013 United Arab Emirates

    Based on our experience at the original Atlantis resort in the Bahamas we asked if there was a way to top that. And Dubai did it. Situated in Atlantis, The Palm, the Aquaventure Waterpark is the number 1 water park in the Middle East and Europe, located o…

  • Our Almost Christmas In Prague

    Our Almost Christmas In Prague

    Dec 13, 2013 Czechia

    We have heard tons about Christmas in Prague and while we had already made plans for our 2013 Christmas we wanted to still have a family travel “Christmas” in the Czech Republic while we were there. Check out the Christmassy side of Prague.

  • Peeling Back The Layers Of Mystery Around Stonehenge

    Peeling Back The Layers Of Mystery Around Stonehenge

    Dec 9, 2013 United Kingdom

    In the days before pen and paper, before the wheel, before recorded history dating some 5000 years ago, someone with passion and strength beyond measure, created Stonehenge.

  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park – A Journey Back In Time

    Bunratty Castle & Folk Park – A Journey Back In Time

    Nov 27, 2013 Ireland

    Imagine being transported back in time 600 years to a small village in Ireland. A land of kings and knights, heroes and legends. This is all possible now, without a time machine, at Bunratty Castle.

  • United Arab Emirates

    United Arab Emirates

    Nov 26, 2013 Destinations

    The UAE is a federation of seven emirates. We spent a week in Emirates hubcity of Dubai. The emirate of Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. It has the largest population in the UAE and the second-largest land territory. It's super…

  • 10 Things To Do In London With Kids – 5 Of Them Free!

    10 Things To Do In London With Kids – 5 Of Them Free!

    Nov 24, 2013 United Kingdom

    I had never considered London as a children’s destination and was not prepared for the lows (trying to carry a double stroller down underground train stairs) or the highs (two hours in a toy store). Check out our top ten and better yet 5 of them are free!

  • Czechia

    Czechia

    Nov 17, 2013 Destinations

    A landlocked country in Central Europe, most people have heard of at least one of it's cities - Prague. We got to stay in Prague for a week right before Christmas and enjoy it's unique individuality.

  • Charming Irish Cottage Retreat With Just A Few Clicks

    Charming Irish Cottage Retreat With Just A Few Clicks

    Nov 11, 2013 Ireland

    For 10 nights we had been moving consistently around Ireland. From East to West, West to South, South to North and then we finally found ourselves heading back to Galway. Thankfully we found ourselves in the middle of the Irish countryside in a sweet litt…

  • Stepping Back In Time At King John’s Castle, Limerick

    Stepping Back In Time At King John’s Castle, Limerick

    Nov 11, 2013 Ireland

    Fresh from a major facelift launched in June 2013, this iconic landmark in Limerick, Ireland has been turning heads (for all the right reasons). So we had to find out what was going on and had the opportunity to visit this popular destination on our Irish…

  • Cram It: 48 Hours In Barcelona, Spain

    Cram It: 48 Hours In Barcelona, Spain

    Nov 1, 2013 Spain

    15 days had passed since we disembarked our cruise ship in Civitavecchia but it felt like months. We had seen so much in such a short period of time on our Southern Europe road trip. But now it was coming to an end and Barcelona was a fitting finale.

  • Classic Italian Icons Covered In 60 Seconds: Rome, Florence & Pisa

    Classic Italian Icons Covered In 60 Seconds: Rome, Florence & Pisa

    Nov 1, 2013 Italy

    Well, that’s what it felt like by the end of it. In reality we only had about 3 days between all 3 cities so we didn’t fit in everything we wanted to see, but here’s a quick rundown of what we squished into a fun-packed family trip.

  • A Travelling Mum Without Her Family In Ireland: Day 2

    A Travelling Mum Without Her Family In Ireland: Day 2

    Oct 31, 2013 Ireland

    Despite not having any kids or husband to wake me up in the morning I still had a reasonably early morning – bummer! I was able to get dressed so quickly without two little ones to dress and a husband to hurry. That was relatively novel, but I missed thei…

  • A Travelling Mum Without Her Family In Ireland: Day 1

    A Travelling Mum Without Her Family In Ireland: Day 1

    Oct 30, 2013 Ireland

    Tea & Scones, walking tour in Westport, cycling the coast, a warm place for home & eating overload! My first day without the family visiting the Wild Atlantic Way West, do you think I survived?

  • 10 Things To Do In Dublin With Kids

    10 Things To Do In Dublin With Kids

    Oct 28, 2013 Ireland

    Erin was gone. It was just Miss 4 and Mr 3 with me for 3 whole days. No sweat, I was a very capable, hands-on dad. But this time it was different. I was in a brand new city, a new country, and didn’t know anyone and didn’t know where to go or what to do. …