Visiting Acadia National Park with kids is easy and fun.

Acadia National Park is on Mount Desert Island located in the state of Maine. Connected to the mainland by a bridge, the park stretches out over 49, 000 acres of land and takes up about half of Mount Desert Island.

Acadia National park and charming Bar Harbor were highlights of our Maine road trip. The park is super family friendly and is one of the top 10 most visited National Parks in the USA. If you are visiting Acadia National Park with kids read on to find out about the best things to see, the best family hikes and some of the top places to try the amazing local food.

Colditz Castle visit from Berlin, Leipzig or Dresden

Colditz Castle is the only prisoner of war (POW) camp I would consider visiting with kids. The status of the prison meant those held here were treated better than many of the other camps. You can visit Colditz Castle from Leipzig, Dresden or Berlin. Made famous by the…

View of Las Vegas Strip. Great place for a family holiday.

When you think of Las Vegas a family trip is probably not at the forefront of your mind. But wow ther are a lot of family friendly things to do in Vegas. There are plenty of family friendly hotels right on the strip, Las Vegas is very budget…

Wah hands well to stay healthy while travelling

You’ve been planning, saving and looking forward to this family vacation for months and the last thing you want is for you or your kids to get sick. Falling ill, suffering an accident or injury has the potential to ruin your holiday. I worked in Emergency departments, hospitals…

Visit Dubai in 5 days, city landscape from above.

Whether you are looking for a standalone destination with year-round sun or a stopover between Europe, Australia, Asia or Africa a visit to Dubai, is a great choice. In the following post I’ll detail what you can see and do in Dubai whether you have a 24-hour stopover…

safari camp sri lanka

What better way to spend New Year’s Eve than glamping in Sri Lanka! Staying in a luxury safari camp has been on my travel wish list since we went to South Africa a few years ago, but with small children and an age limit of 12 at most…

Newborn on a flight

You have a newborn! Congratulations! Welcome to the rollercoaster that is parenthood. Maybe you are still pregnant, and you are dreaming about your first trip with baby. Now you are wondering: What age can I take a baby on a plane? Is it safe to take a newborn…

Playa Flamingo beach in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. One of the best things to do in Playa Blanca is walk the promenade and visit the beaches that line the walk way.

The Canary Islands are the perfect destination for a family holiday. Whether you are travelling with kids or alone there are plenty of things to do in Lanzarote near Playa Blanca and around the compact Island.  And Playa Blancahas regular Ferries to Fuerteventura meaning you have another one…

Hama-rikyu Gardens a perfect spot to relax with children and toddlers when visiting Tokyo.

Are you planning a Tokyo family trip? Check out this blog post to make the most of your time in Tokyo with kids beyond Disney theme parks. Tokyo is the perfect city to visit with kids, clean, safe and easy to get around. A local love of cartoons…

Roppongi Hills Craft Sake week

SAKE TASTING JAPAN: ROPPONGI HILLS CRAFT SAKE WEEK IN TOKYO Want to go to one of the best Sake Tasting events in Japan? Head to the Roppongi Hills Craft Sake week in Tokyo. The Sake festival runs for a week each April. Right in Cherry Blossom season the…