Fun things to do in Haarlem with kids

Fun things to do in Haarlem with kids

Haarlem is our hometown so we know all the ins and outs of this charming Dutch city. Granted city rights in 1245, Haarlem is one of the oldest cities in…

Favorite things to do in The Netherlands with kids

Favorite things to do in The Netherlands with kids

We asked our fellow travel bloggers ‘what are your favorite things to do with kids in The Netherlands?’. The response was quite overwhelming. For such a small country Holland has…

9 things to do in Brisbane with kids

9 things to do in Brisbane with kids

Brisbane, Australia, is one of my favorite cities. There are so many things for kids to do in Brisbane. I may be a little biased as it’s my local city,…

The best places to eat in Dahab

The best places to eat in Dahab

First-time visitors might be a bit disappointed by the variety of food you find on the boulevard. Although it has become a bit better over the years, most of the…

20 things to do in Dahab Egypt

20 things to do in Dahab Egypt

Dahab may be a lot smaller than the big tourist attractions, but it should definitely be on your list of the best places to visit in Egypt. In Dahab you…

Olhao Portugal: things to do (with kids or without)

Olhao Portugal: things to do (with kids or without)

Olhão (pronounced Ol-ee-how) is the largest fishing port in Algarve Portugal. It’s located right next to Faro, the region’s capital. With its temperate Mediterranean climate, Algarve is a popular tourist…

10 reasons to visit Dahab, Egypt

10 reasons to visit Dahab, Egypt

I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like Dahab. And we’ve met surprisingly many people on the road who know this little coastal town in Egypt’s South Sinai desert. Whether they’ve…

Sun Sinai Villa & an update about Dahab

Sun Sinai Villa & an update about Dahab

For a lot of reasons we didn’t visit our holiday house in Dahab, Egypt in over two and half years. The longest we’ve ever been away since Sinai Sun Villa…

Top 10 children’s museums in the Netherlands (suitable for toddlers)

Top 10 children’s museums in the Netherlands (suitable for toddlers)

Before I became a mother, I never knew there were so many cool children’s museums in The Netherlands. I have a huge list of kids’ museums I still want to…

Iceland with kids – 9 fantastic things to do

Iceland with kids – 9 fantastic things to do

When Travel-Wise contacted us about a guest post exchange, offering to write an article about family travel to Iceland, we jumped at the opportunity. We’ve never been there ourselves, but…

Visiting the Teylers Museum with a toddler

Visiting the Teylers Museum with a toddler

When I was a kid, we used to visit the Teylers Museum in Haarlem as a school outing. I was fascinated by all the history and the weird and wonderful…

Tulip fields in Holland, when and where?

Tulip fields in Holland, when and where?

There’s nothing more Dutch than a tulip, right? Well, besides windmills, cheese and wooden shoes of course… Tulip season in The Netherlands lasts from the end of January til the…

6 top things to do in Milan Italy with kids

6 top things to do in Milan Italy with kids

Fashion city Milan is often overlooked for more romantic or historic Italian cities such as Rome, Florence or Venice. It is however much cheaper to fly there from other European…

City trip Milan – the journey

City trip Milan – the journey

Whoop whoop! Time for our city trip to Milan! We booked this city break to Milan only 2 weeks in advance, so short notice. It had been almost a year…

Our city trip to Milan, some basics

Our city trip to Milan, some basics



Although we often talked about going abroad, taking a holiday or even a city trip, for a long time it just didn’t progress past the talking stage. Our last trip…

A day trip to Haarlem Netherlands with kids – itinerary

A day trip to Haarlem Netherlands with kids – itinerary

Although a lot of foreigners never make it past Amsterdam, The Netherlands really have a lot to offer for such a small country. Visiting Haarlem should definitely be on your…

Children’s Book Museum – meeting our favourite book characters!

Children’s Book Museum – meeting our favourite book characters!

Recently we visited the Children’s Book Museum (Kinderboekenmuseum) in The Hague. I’ve wanted to go there for a long time, but I was waiting for our little world traveler to…

Best kid friendly places for lunch in Haarlem

Best kid friendly places for lunch in Haarlem

We’re having a lot of fun rediscovering our hometown Haarlem. There’s so much to do and see! The second post in this series about fun things to do in Haarlem…

Sprookjeswonderland, a great day trip from Amsterdam

Sprookjeswonderland, a great day trip from Amsterdam

Recently we visited Sprookjeswonderland in Enkhuizen, located about 60 km from Amsterdam. Our toddler loved it! It’s a great alternative to the Efteling and other Dutch amusement parks, especially with…

Berlin: Mauerpark Flohmarkt / Flea market

Berlin: Mauerpark Flohmarkt / Flea market

Even though we didn’t expect too much of it, we were very pleasantly surprised by the Mauerpark Flohmarkt, the flea market at Mauerpark (Wall Park) on Sunday. If you’re going…


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