"Oh look! Isn't that a gorgeous sunset?!", said Paula, mistaking the glowing globe of a garden lamp for the setting sun. We were slightly delirious from our flight and taking Google's extra scenic route from Pisa airport (which took us almost 4 hours instead of 2 hours on the motorway); but we had finally arrived at our Tuscan villa! And what a villa it was! Our host, … [Read more...] about Long weekend in a Tuscan Villa… is it worth the trip?
Did you know that the moose crossing traffic sign is the most collected item by tourists visiting Sweden? Each year so many go missing. (* Guess how many further down.) Judging from this may be fair to assume that getting up close to moose is high on many people's wishlist during a visit to Sweden? It was for us! We discovered Gårdsjö Moose park in Heby was a mere hour … [Read more...] about Gårdsjö älgpark, a daytrip to a Swedish Moose Park [video]
These were the sheds for the allotments! A stroll in Eriksdalbadet, Stockholm was perfect for relaxing after a hectic week. A post shared by ✈ Monika Travel & Kids ? (@mumonthebrink) on May 15, 2017 at 11:51am PDT The kids had a waterpolo tournament at Eriksdalbadet, the biggest swim complex in Stockholm. It was a beautifully sunny day, the likes … [Read more...] about Slow travel- Exploring Eriksdalbadet, Stockholm
Eating out is such a treat: no cooking, no dishes, lots of choice. Eating out with kids is a lovely family bonding opportunity, giving a chance to be able to just enjoy each other's company...I'm not talking fast food restaurant, though that does still have a treat element for most of us. Going to a nice restaurant with the kids, however, can be stressful. No one wants … [Read more...] about 9 tips for Eating Out with Kids
I return to the hostel, to my dorm room shared with 5 others, after walking about 10K, exhausted! The large neon lights are on, flooding the airy room with plenty of light and the room is deserted. "Hmmm", I grumble to myself about my roommates not locking the door when they leave. I'm so looking forward to going to bed, a bed I'm grateful to have nabbed that morning, a … [Read more...] about Is a Hostel for a 40 plus, Lone Female?