Visiting the Kinderkookkafé in Amsterdam

I live with a five year-old aspiring chef.  T-Rex constantly asks me if he can help cook dinner, bake a cake, make pizza, etc.  His kindergarten allows children to prepare a meal every Wednesday for the whole class, and it’s … Continue reading

Snapshot: Amsterdam with Kids

No BeNeLux itinerary would be complete without a stop in Amsterdam.  Doc Sci and I have been to the city before, so I thought it would be fun to incorporate some kid-friendly activities this time. I’ll outline our day in … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Taking a Night Train in Germany with Kids

Traveling by train in Germany is one of the easiest ways to get around. We’ve ridden the rails numerous times, but this past April was the first time I attempted to take a child on the overnight train. Known as … Continue reading

Taking in the Tulips at Keukenhof with Kids – Round 2

Travelers (and especially travel bloggers) often talk about a bucket list, that sacred scribbling of places, formal or informal, to see and things to do before they kick the proverbial bucket. But, what happens when you plan, scheme, and save … Continue reading

Ketchup: The Past Four Months + the Future in 1000 Words (or More)

So now that I’m back in the saddle, I thought I’d try to close the distance between where I left you and where we are now. I’d like (you) to think I’ve been nothing but a good student for the … Continue reading

Where We’ve Been… Since 2010

Cinque Terre Seoul Brugge Florence Swiss Alps Brussels Lucca Rothenburg Antwerp San Gimignano Koenigssee Amsterdam Siena Berchtesgaden Keukenhof Pisa Zurich (Jucker Farm) Mainau Tuscan Hill Towns Jeju Island Bulgaria Milan Luxembourg Hamburg Berlin Prague Konstanz Strasbourg Karlovy Vary Basel Colmar … Continue reading

Nerdy Travel Dad: The Strandbeests!!

Nerds and nerdettes, you’re not going to want to miss today’s post.  Our family personally met a famous artist/engineer in his studio on our recent BeNeLux trip!  Keep reading for the low down on our encounter with these beach creatures. … Continue reading