Category Archives: Travel

Pearl Harbor Anniversary and the Hard History (Worldschooling Resources)

Because today is the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, and in preparation for our trip to Normandy this weekend, and because everywhere we go in France there are memorials, we began teaching the kids about World War II. We started the conversation by looking at a memorial in our nearby town with hundreds of names of […]

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 […]