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Parks, Playgrounds, & Picnics

Before I had kids I thought authentic travel experiences had to include places where locals drank or ate. Once I had my own kids, I worried that finding that local connection might not be so easy. Especially now that I prefer drinks and food via room service many nights – don’t judge, I never realized how enjoyable eating at a desk-turned dining table could be when the alternative is dealing with over-tired toddlers in a public place Read the original post:  Parks,...  Read More »

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Over-the-counter drugs

My overall tip for packing for a trip is less is more. Read the rest here: Over-the-counter drugs  Mail this postSHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "Over-the-counter drugs", url: "" }); Technorati Tags: explore, facebook, family, flares, language, money, netherlands, thoughts, travel, Writing  Read More →

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Nail clippers and packing lists

I love reading about packing for a trip. Here is the original post:  Nail clippers and packing lists  Mail this postSHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "Nail clippers and packing lists", url: "" }); Technorati Tags: family, printables, project, thoughts, travel-advice, travel-turtle, trip  Read More →

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As an expat, I often forget how hard international travel can be. Since I’m lucky to be able to drive or train to several countries within a few hours, travel is easy. Original post:  Money  Mail this postSHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "Money", url: "" }); Technorati Tags: atozchallenge, Destinations, encourage, flares, Hotels, money, thoughts, travel, travel-turtle, Writing  Read More →

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Listen to your kids

***I’m out of town and have limited access to my computer, but I wanted to make sure I still had some posts in the A-Z challenge. View original here: Listen to your kids  Mail this postSHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "Listen to your kids", url: "" }); Technorati Tags: atozchallenge, engage, family, family-travel, flares, netherlands, thoughts, travel-turtle, twitter, Writing  Read More →

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