Mountains. Rivers. Lakes. Valleys. Castles. Climbing. Kayaking. Canoeing. Walking. Hiking. Biking – It is easy to see why Slovenia is known as Europe in Miniature! Travelling as a family, individual, couple or small group? Slovenia is certain to cater for all and offer all an unforgettable experience. Famed for being the ‘Sunny Side of the […]
24: Van Life
At the risk of seeming ‘so 10-years ago’, I’m willing to admit that no van trip commences without our ultimate TV series: 24, (it’s kind of an annual thing, hence why were only on series 7, or so I thought!) 24 in short, is the story of a now rogue CTU (Counter-terrorist Unit) employee: Jack […]
Bavaria: Mountains and Kings!
Inspired by Walt Disney’s: Beauty and the Beast… Once upon a time in a faraway land, a young King lived in a shining castle. Although he had everything his heart desired the King was reckless with money and indulged in overt spending. Repulsed by advice from royal consorts, the King sniggered and continued with his […]
Germany’s best Road-Trip? The Romantic Road (Romantische Strasse)
In a land that time forgot, a 410km long road weaves it way though the South Western quarters of the German countryside from Wűrzburg to Fűsen. It is all too easy to escape reality here as grand castles, medieval houses, picture-perfect mountain views and glassy lakes assault your senses. Lost in wonderland, the Romantic Road […]
When closed means closed, in Luxembourg!
As a primary school teacher it is my job to promote the value and importance of reading. When assessing, we are predominantly looking at two key aspects: Word recognition; can the children read the words on the page? And, language comprehension – can the children understand the words on the page? Naturally, as a teacher, […]
Sharing is caring – Unless it’s the flu! When in Belgium…
I’d like to dedicate this following post to my father; a man who has worked hard and dedicated his working career to the railway so he could jump on the early train of retirement and at 55, swap the stress of work for the stress of grandchildren. Over recent years, my dad has been very […]
29 Years down the Road…
Picture the scene… The year is 1995 and a young and sprightly motorhome is at the submission of her owner, enjoying the undulating peninsula and arid terrain of the Spanish mainland… Little does she know, the clouds will soon darken as she entangles herself in a series of precarious incidents, involving the UK’s drug cartel, […]
Top 5 Reasons Why WE Travel With Children
More Hot Chocolate please,” As I beckon the waitress over. “This soup is exquisite – what are the ingredients?” In my mind I’m sitting in a New York brasserie (I’m guessing New York have French style cafés – right?!) elegantly poised over my warm mug as I look out on the bustling street, people watching […]