Tips for Visiting Plitvice Lakes With Young Kids

When we made the decision to visit Croatia last year, there was no doubt in our minds that we wanted our visit to include a day at the famous Plitvice National Park. Known for its natural beauty, waterfalls, and of course… the stunning blue-green lakes, Plitvice is not to be missed! And if you happen…

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Visiting the Budapest Gellert Baths With Kids

When we first started researching our upcoming visit to Budapest with kids, one of the common must do experiences that kept on coming up were the many bath houses in the city. Of course I decided we had to visit one too… but then that doubt crept in. Could we visit a Budapest bath house with…

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Three of Europe’s Best Family-Friendly Airports

Airports, in general, have come a long way from simply being entryways for airline passengers to becoming travel monuments that typify all great facets about a city. Furthermore, these landing fields have been somewhat converted into grand establishments that mirror an entertainment, recreation, and transportation venue all rolled into one. And what better way to…

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Mostar Day Trip From Dubrovnik

During our time spent in Dubrovnik over the European summer, we wanted to make good use of our location with a daytrip to one of the neighbouring countries, and after a bit of research, we decided on a visit to the city of Mostar, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. We researched a few different tours online,…

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House Verde Dubrovnik Accommodation

We recently had the pleasure of spending 6 amazing nights in the breathtaking ancient city of Dubrovnik. Knowing what a tourist hot spot Dubrovnik is, especially during the peak holiday season during the summer months when we visited, we wanted to find an accommodation option that was affordable, yet close to the city so we…

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Why Poland Should Be On Your MUST TRAVEL List

When planning travel through Europe, one country so often overlooked and underestimated is Poland. What many people expect when visiting a country such as Poland is somewhere war torn and somber, still suffering the impact of its tragic past. However this is far from the case. Instead Poland offers the ultimate combination of culture, history, and food, with the…

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Tatra Mountains – Kasprowy Wierch Part 2

Of all the places we have visited in the world so far, very few compare to the breathtaking scenery of snow capped Tatra Mountains. Before our trip to Poland in 2008, I had never even seen snow, let alone been surrounded in the bright white of snow capped mountains. It really is something else. A…

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Stepping Back in Time: Must See Ancient Rome

Rome is one of those destinations that has it all. From modern luxuries to history that goes well beyond what most of us can even fathom. A visit to Rome would not be complete without stepping back in time and visiting some of the Ancient Roman sites. While some of them are simply ruins and…

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White Christmas in Zakopane

While a white Christmas is very much the way things are year after year for many countries, here in Australia it is all sunshine and sometimes very hot weather. We are more likely to be swimming in the pool or at the beach than having snowball fights, so like many fellow Aussies, we always dreamed…

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Our 2016 Must See Destinations

As we plan our travel for the new year, we have put together our list of our must see destinations for 2016, based on our own travel plans and of course, the highlights we are looking forward to with each destination. With a relatively new baby in the household and a toddler, travel has slowed…

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