A young child stares outward from the bay window of the museum towards the mountain site of the decisive battle "Between the Cross and the Half Moon" in 1212. A #FreeElectrons.Family camping road trip Europe I stop in Santa Elena, Jaen, Spain.

Between the cross and the half moon… but where the *heck is Santa Elena?

What to do or see near Cordoba or Jaen?  If you're already gonna be there, make sure to save a day to visit an off-the-beaten-path, gem-of-a-destination: Santa Elena.  It is a little village in Spain between Andalucia and Castile-La Mancha.  It was a random stop, 4 hours drive from Jerez, and a little hop over … Continue reading Between the cross and the half moon… but where the *heck is Santa Elena?

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Regeneracja baterii przed rozkladaniem namiotu na Kempingu w Garmish-Partenkirchen, Niemcy. Two young kids recharging their batteries before pitching a tent in Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany. www.freeelectrons.family

Samochodem przez Europę z małymi dziećmi. Szaleństwo, czy przygoda? A może szaleńcza przygoda? :)

Jak zorganizować niedrogie rodzinne wakacje, które zadowolą zarówno Wasze pociechy, jak i Was? Czy da się zaspokoić Waszą duszę podróżnika, jednocześnie zapewniając moc atrakcji dla Waszych dzieciaczków? Tak, da się! Dla nas takim rozwiązaniem okazała się rodzinna objazdowa podróż samochodem po Europie. Brzmi szalenie? Boli głowa na sama myśl długiej jazdy z dzieciaczkami wiercącymi się … Continue reading Samochodem przez Europę z małymi dziećmi. Szaleństwo, czy przygoda? A może szaleńcza przygoda? 🙂

By car across Europe with small children. Madness or adventure? Maybe a crazy adventure? :)

Here's the unedited translated text of the original post in Polish "Samochodem przez Europę z małymi dziećmi. Szaleństwo, czy przygoda?... (which has pictures), using GOOGLE TRANSLATOR--savior of these semi-nomadic travelers. You can also use the Google button at the bottom of each post to translate from English to your language of choice. How to organize … Continue reading By car across Europe with small children. Madness or adventure? Maybe a crazy adventure? 🙂

Ready for the summer?… a family fun camping road trip across Europe 2

Europe... here we go again!!! "Yeah... yuupeeee... wa-wow-weeeee!!!... Vamos por ahí"!!! Our children get so excited every time we talk about our upcoming summer camping road trip that will take us, once again, to many magical places and will let us experience new cultures and fun things (for both kids and parents) throughout Europe. All … Continue reading Ready for the summer?… a family fun camping road trip across Europe 2

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A family gap year without work. . . Thinking about taking a career break?

Our family plan to take a year off work and live abroad needed careful long-term planning. To convince my wife that I was not "finally at the CRAP END of CRAZY," I first needed to think about several important questions to make a family move abroad, with two young kids in tow, possible. Then, I … Continue reading A family gap year without work. . . Thinking about taking a career break?

Where to See flamenco during Semana Santa/Holy Week/Easter in Jerez

You came here for flamenco, didn't you? And it just happens to be Easter/Passion week in this little town of flamenco, sherry, fighting bulls and dancing horses. Not to worry. The city has evolved and there are FREE flamenco shows here this Easter Passion week. My first time in Jerez, I came to study flamenco … Continue reading Where to See flamenco during Semana Santa/Holy Week/Easter in Jerez

The best playgrounds in Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain

So you've come to visit a city/town, hit all the need-to-see places, keep the kids engaged, and you only have a day or two. How do you do all that without losing your cool? Of course, kids get bored. We can only expect them to visit as many landmarks, museums and historical places, until they … Continue reading The best playgrounds in Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain