Delightful (Cheap) Diversions for Kids in Paris

Paris is an adult city in many ways. I know plenty of children live and play there, but even the youngest French citizens just seem so civilized and classy. Maybe it’s all the berets and trench coats, expensive cafes and … Continue reading

Peaceful Paris: A Morning at Château de Vincennes with Kids

After a rather frustrating week where it seemed our plans were thwarted by gobs of tourists at nearly every turn, we finally found our stride outside Paris at the Château de Vincennes. Why didn’t we trek out to Versailles instead? … Continue reading

Snapshot: Alone in Dresden..with Kids – Part 1

Let’s pause the struggles of reverse culture shock for a moment and focus on a completely different kind of struggle – traveling alone with kids! If you’re like me, travel is your drug, and your eyes are always searching for … Continue reading

The Absolute Best Thing Our Family Did in Paris.. This Time Around

Photo Credit Ahh, Paris. Gorgeous, amazing, one-of-a-kind, and yet.. overdone. Doesn’t everybody have a Top 10 Things to Do in Paris (with Kids) list? I can’t bring myself to write anything so run-of-the-mill for you. But, even if I could, … Continue reading

Hiking with Kids: The Ravennaschulucht

I see looooooads of hiking in our family’s future.  Exploring nature – hopping over streams, listening to rushing rivers, searching for perfect walking sticks – is something every one of us enjoys.. well, except Big Foot. He’s generally grumpy because … Continue reading

Turkish Family Travels: Exploring Istanbul from Underground

This post appears as part of our Turkish Family Travel Adventure series, chronicling a fun fall fling in the city of Istanbul. There are so, so many ways to explore a city. Strolling “ordinary” neighborhoods, attempting public transportation, cooking native … Continue reading

Our Unforgettable 10th Anniversary Swiss Getaway

The last time Doc Sci and I had the chance to escape alone, Charlie was still swimming in my stomach. We went to Milan for one warm, delicious day (the little one must have liked it because we ended up … Continue reading