Oct 23, 2014 Croatia
When we visited Dubrovnik, this tour was #1 on our list. But we weren’t alone. This tour is #1 on everyone’s list, and that’s not an exaggeration. Tours By Locals runs thousands of tours all over the world and this is their most popular tour… for good rea…
Oct 16, 2014 Croatia
During our stay in Split we frequently glimpsed this iridescent island on the distant horizon and heard it’s beckon. Find out what happened during our 3-night stay and where we discovered Croatia’s best beach.
Oct 14, 2014 Switzerland
Switzerland! Where every vista is postcard perfection. And Davos was no different. For us Davos was the marriage of adventure and beauty. Top that off with the region’s friendly yet gentle temperament, divine weather in summer or winter, and it’s a real w…
Aug 12, 2014 Italy
The Vatican simply needs to be seen to be believed. It’s a whole other country. In fact, it’s a world within a world. I believe they call it an ecclesiastical, one of the last six remaining absolute monarchies that is ruled entirely and completely by the …
Aug 9, 2014 Italy
When you see the colossal ruins sitting in the humming centre of Rome you can only be amazed at its rock-steady tenacity to keep its place in a constantly changing world. But tours around the colosseum aren't all that family friendly... Or are they?
Aug 3, 2014 Destinations
Birthplace of my mother and home to many relatives we are very excited to be visiting the Netherlands. The Netherlands is in Western Europe, but also includes three islands in the Caribbean. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east…
Jul 27, 2014 Travel Tips
So you read our post on finding free accommodation, you applied for a house sit and you got approved. Yay! But now what? Here is a handy guide for what’s going to (or should) happen next.
Jul 26, 2014 Travel Tips
What do you mean you can have free accommodation on a holiday? Not just a holiday, but all year round! What is house sitting? Where can you find them? Is there a down side? All your questions answered.
Jul 26, 2014 Italy
We soon realised we had chosen this hotel wisely. Less than 2 minutes away, staring at us on the horizon, beckoning us with it’s ancient arches and calling to us with it’s ageless history, was the colossal Colosseum.
Jul 11, 2014 Poland
Come with us and visit Poland. But not the biggest tourist magnets like Krakow and Warsaw. We went looking for something a bit different.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…