Family Rafting on the Soca River – Slovenia

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  Toward the end of our Central European road-trip, we had 6 days to spare and no fixed itinerary. At this point in our trip we were holidaying on the ...

A Guide to Christmas in Dubai with Kids 2015

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I love December in Dubai. The weather is divine with an average daily temperature of around 23 C. We can finally spend time outdoors without getting scorched to a crisp ...

Chilling Out at Dubai’s Chillout Ice Lounge

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If you so wish, you can see ice sculptures in the desert on a 45 degree day!  Of course, it’s not really “out in the desert” but at the Dubai ...

Miniversum – A Mini World for Kids in Budapest

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We had the opportunity for a short stay in Budapest during our recent 6-week summer trip around central Europe. Budapest is a visually stunning city that is rich in history ...

Dubai in the Sky

Dubai in the Sky

For the most part, Dubai is a cloud free city. However, at this time of year there is high humidity and early morning fog and cloud forms do happen. We ...

A Day at the Dubai Camel Races

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Over the past 45 years, Dubai has been rapidly transformed into a modern, desert metropolis with the same lifestyle offerings as cities that have existed for centuries. Although it may ...

A Sweet Surprise: a Slovenian Gingerbread Museum

Beautiful baskets of decorative gingerbread in many styles.

Radovljica is a picturesque village only a short 7km drive from Lake Bled (Slovenia). We visited the village with the intention of eating at a traditional Slovenian restaurant called Gostilna Lectar, ...

Lake Bled: A Lovely Place to Stay With Kids

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On day 3 of our big trip, we packed-up our car in Vienna and drove South through the beautiful Austrian Alps to arrive roughly 6 hours later at Lake Bled: ...

Kids Activities To Do in Dubai When it’s Hot

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We are safely back in Dubai after our 6 week escape to Europe. Dubai in August is unbearably hot with the daily average temperature around 42C! We have exactly one ...

Sunset Over Slovenia

Piran Coastline at Night, Slovenia

We have just spent 3 weeks of our summer in Slovenia and I have to say that this little country will make our family adventure very memorable. For a tiny nation, Slovenia has ...