Category Archives: Europe

Paddington’s Guide to London


Follow Paddington Bear from deepest, darkest Peru all the way to the busy streets of London to find his favorite spots in this Paddington’s Guide to London. Paddington’s Guide to London If you or your little one is a fan of the British classic, Paddington, either the books or the movie, you’ll love Paddington’s Guide […]

Best Winter Vacations for Cold Weather Lovers

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If you’re looking for something a little different this winter and your family loves the cold, check out the best winter vacation destinations around the world.  Best Winter Vacations for Cold Weather Lovers Sponsored by Zappos Best Winter Vacations for Cold Weather Lovers While most families are heading to tropical islands for the winter to […]

5 Reasons to Make Lake Como Your Next Family Vacation

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5 Reasons to Make Lake Como Your Next Family Vacation If you’re trying to decide where to take your family on your next vacation, look no further! Our family spent 2 months in the little town on Lake Como called Lierna and enjoyed ferries, boating and gelato! It’s honestly one of the most relaxing places […]

Europe’s Biggest Sandbox and Playgrounds on the Lake

This weekend we visited a little town just outside of Bordeaux called Parentis. We stayed on a beautiful cabin on Lac de Parentis with the most amazing sunsets! The scenery was unreal! The best part was that we have so many points that we stayed the whole weekend for 30 Euros! If you’re not […]

The Best French Castle for Kids – Château de Chenonceau

We have been to quite a few castles over the last few months, but Château de Chenonceau has been our favorite for kids! Chenonceau Castle is absolutely a dream. After a few hours drifting along beautiful corridors and kitchens that rival Downton Abbey, we left literally searching for castles to buy in Europe (yes you […]

Bernese Alps (Switzerland)

We visited the Bernese Alps in Switzerland, just outside of Interlaken. The trip up to Schilthorn required 3 gondola rides and an ascension of just over 2000m (6560 ft) in 30 minutes. Schilthorn was the set location for the 1969 James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.” The scenery was amazing. The clear view […]