Explore with Us: Venice Edition

Venice is unique and it is a treat to visit and expose children to. It seems as if you are stepping back in time to see the architecture of a different ...

Take the Kids to Europe!

Many people suggest leaving the kids at home when visiting Europe. In fact, many travel gurus like Rick Steve's suggest that the best way to take your kids to Europe ...

Bringing Europe Alive for Kids: The Mona Lisa

Do kids really understand what they are seeing in Europe? Will they appreciate the museums? How can I make Europe alive for kids? If a child knows the story behind ...

Why Camping is Better in Europe

I take a deep breath when getting my family ready to go tent camping in America. My kids love it.  As a mother, it is not my favorite.  Getting ready ...

How to Set Up Camp in Europe like a Pro

In our latest Europe excursion this summer, we moved our camp in Europe around almost nightly. That means that 15 different nights were spent in 15 different places.  This required ...

Packing for Europe: Less is More

You don't need to take the whole house! Less is more. Never was this statement more true than when it comes to packing for a trip to Europe. Pack less and you will be so happy that you did. Whatever you bring you have to care for, keep track of, and move around. Even with a car to put this ...

Five Tips for Eating on the Road in Europe

Eating in Europe for a family is a bit of a trick.  Some people partake of Europe's fine food in restaurants over long dinners. I am sure that is amazing ...

Lake Como and the Perfect Day

When we camp in Europe, we always have a camping reservation for every day and an very strict itinerary. But, as the pouring rain came down we began to wonder ...

How to Start Planning a Camping Trip to Europe

"Just get the tickets," my husband said. The planner and organizer inside of me cringed.  I couldn't just get the tickets for my first trip to Europe with no agenda ...