Top 10 tips for visiting Christmas Markets; what you need to be properly prepared for the cultural, historical, social experience that is Weihnachtsmarkt. 2

10 Tips for visting Christmas markets

European Christmas markets Christmas markets have been around since the beginning of time… ok maybe not quite but they have been around for a very long time. Everyone knows about them, everyone wants to...

With Christmas coming I prefer to countdown the days with something they will enjoy for years; 24 beautiful children's books! 4

24 Classic Children’s books

Unwrap a different book each day   With Christmas coming and the advent just around the corner, parents are running to the stores to find chocolate filled advent calendars to stuff their children with each...

How will you know when your children are old enough for a Disney vacation? Answer these short questions and decided for yourself if they are truly ready. 0

Too young for Disney?

How young is too young for Disney? While the Disney franchise prides itself on being for everyone, even the young at heart, how young is too young for visiting a Disney property is a...

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Normandy road trip with kids

Normandy road trip in the Fall Munchkin had a mid-term break ( I know, I fell like he just started the other day but hey, vacation is vacation) and hubby had some left over...

Saint Martin's Day has been celebrated by many communities within Germany since it's inception in the 4th century. But who is Saint Martin and why give candy? 0

SAINT MARTIN’S DAY

SAINT MARTIN’S DAY During our brief two years in Germany, we have witnessed several traditions and holidays that are vastly different than our own. Some we have embraced, like Saint Martin, Christmas Markets and...

Preparing for DisneylandParis with kids 0

How to prepare for Disneyland Paris with kids

What you should know: Disneyland Paris with kids Disney magic is an epic adventure. Regardless of which Disney property you visit. Disneyland Paris is our latest adventure and our second visit. There is considerable...