Category: Europe

Hampstead pond in fall
London

Five Unique Things To Do in London England

Although places like the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye and Piccadilly Circus are an essential part of any first-time visit to London, there’s more to this great city than these iconic places. Whether it is your first trip to London or your umpteenth, check out some of the more authentic English experiences you can

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Ussé Castle in the Loire Valley
France

The Seven Most Beautiful Fairy Tale Castles of the Loire Valley France

Practically every little girl (and quite a few little boys) dream of living in a fairy tale complete with castles, knights, princesses and the occasional dragon.  The castles of the Loire Valley are the stuff of  fairy tales.  With their gleaming pale stone turrets and domineering position in the landscape, the castles in the Loire

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Examining the menu at Serial Killer Cafe Camden
London

15+ Fun Things To Do in Camden London With Tweens and Teens

Are you visiting London with tweens and teens? They are always looking for the next cool thing. Make your family holiday a little easier by giving them a day to hang out in Camden. There are so many fun things to do in Camden that they will love it. And be more appreciative when you

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France

The Bordeaux Museum of Wine: Why We Loved It And So Did The Kids

Opened in 2016, the swirly metal contemporary design of the Bordeaux Museum of Wine celebrates a tradition that goes back thousands of years. You may have heard that it is the best wine museum in the world and it really is. Recommended by friends with children similar in age to ours to go to the wine

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Exceptional beauty and service make Sources Caudalie one of the best hotels Bordeaux France has.
France

Les Sources de Caudalie: The Luxury Hotel in Bordeaux Not To Miss

A family-friendly luxury hotel in Bordeaux that has a world-famous vinotherapy spa? Set amidst vineyards in the Bordeaux countryside, I knew I had to make a pilgrimage to Les Sources de Caudalie, one of the best hotels in Bordeaux. At Sources de Caudalie, you can indulge in so many of my favourite vices: plenty of

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My perfect sailing holidays include plenty of R&R
Greece

Why Skippered Yacht Charters Make Unforgettable Sailing Holidays

My sailing lessons were a disaster. Mostly because I had no idea where the wind was coming from. Honestly to me, the wind was in my hair and it was coming from everywhere. Would I take a bareboat yacht charter anywhere? Other than being supremely unqualified, it’s way too much like hard work. My idea

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