In Pictures: Review of Family Camping le Gave d’Aspe in the French Pyrenees near the Spanish border (Day 37)

Somewhere over the rainbow.. Way up high.. And the dreams that you dream of.. Once in a lullaby, oh.. Somewhere over the rainbow.. Bluebirds fly.. And the dreams that you dream of.. Dreams really do come true-ooh-ooh... I had this wonderful song (Israel Kamakawiwoʻole version) in my head when driving in the south of France … Continue reading In Pictures: Review of Family Camping le Gave d’Aspe in the French Pyrenees near the Spanish border (Day 37)

In Pictures: Review of Flower Camping in the middle of nowhere in southern France and Toulouse Lautrec’s Château Du Bosc (Day 33)

Family camping in France is one of the budget family vacation ideas worth considering especially when you travel with kids in the summer. With many interesting and enjoyable things for the kids and the family, like Alexandre Duma's hometown, an old medieval town and the three Musketeers, your French countryside trip can be quite fun, … Continue reading In Pictures: Review of Flower Camping in the middle of nowhere in southern France and Toulouse Lautrec’s Château Du Bosc (Day 33)

In Pictures: Camping Review of Family Camping Schaffhausen Near Rhine Falls Switzerland (Day 18-19)

Camping in Switzerland is really a family-friendly way to travel with kids on a budget. Hey, you either pay an average of €200 per night in hotels or apartment rentals or €30 at a campground (at least that was how it was in Geneva!). And when you have an awesome travel destination nearby like the … Continue reading In Pictures: Camping Review of Family Camping Schaffhausen Near Rhine Falls Switzerland (Day 18-19)

Day 28-29 Road Trip: Santiago de Compostela + Family Camping As Cancelas

One of us (parents) is religious and it's the job of the other to support that one and raise the kids together in open manners of the soul and the self. I suppose that's co-existence. And so here we are finally in Santiago de Compostela--the end point of all pilgrimage routes of the Camino de … Continue reading Day 28-29 Road Trip: Santiago de Compostela + Family Camping As Cancelas

Day 26-27 Road Trip: Caveman Paintings in Cueva de Altamira + Family Camping in Cantabria

"Tata, can we go to that cave with paintings on the walls?", our then 7-year old asked. This summer, during the return trip on day 27 of our family camping road trip from Poland to Spain, we finally visited the Altamira cave in the beauty that is Cantabria in northern Spain. So, from the beaches … Continue reading Day 26-27 Road Trip: Caveman Paintings in Cueva de Altamira + Family Camping in Cantabria

Day 24-25: Road Trip Stop at the Beach in the Bay of Biscay in French Basque Country+Review of Camping Municipal Chibu Berria

"BEACH! Funally!," the boys yelled out! Today is beach day at the Bay of Biscay, at the coast of the French Basque region, south of Bayonne. Here it is in pictures and also a little review of Camping Municipal Chibu Berria. Beach day fueled by Swiss beer at the coast of French Basque country. 23 … Continue reading Day 24-25: Road Trip Stop at the Beach in the Bay of Biscay in French Basque Country+Review of Camping Municipal Chibu Berria

Day 22-23: What? Volcanoes in France!??! A Family Camping Road Trip in Central France in Pictures and Review of Camping de la Palle (Pontgibaud)

A chain of 80 extinct volcanoes that is, with the most visited one at Puy-de-Dome in the Auvergne region of (central) France! 😊 If you're expecting to see something like Taal Volcano, Mount Fuji, Mount Etna or Eyjafjallajökull, well this aint it.  The view at 1,465 above sea level is still impressive eventhough the sun … Continue reading Day 22-23: What? Volcanoes in France!??! A Family Camping Road Trip in Central France in Pictures and Review of Camping de la Palle (Pontgibaud)

Day 18-19 Road Trip: Tips in Pictures for Visiting the Biggest Waterfalls of Europe+Review of Family Camping Schaffhausen Switzerland

Lessons learned from less than satisfactory performance earned yesterday for back up plans that ended up in a motel because no camping site was available.  So this morning we hit the road early to make sure we have camping  in Switzerland, 5.5 driving  hours away, to get us closer to see the biggest waterfalls in … Continue reading Day 18-19 Road Trip: Tips in Pictures for Visiting the Biggest Waterfalls of Europe+Review of Family Camping Schaffhausen Switzerland

Day 16: Road Trip with Kids from the Highest Point of Belgium to Mini-Camping Hovershof Netherlands

Continuing with our plan to go family camping in small villages, away from big population densities (thanks to coronavirus), we move onwards and northwards, from Belgium to the Netherlands, and camped at Hovershoj rural "mini-camping" with playground, antique farm equipment, and billy goats. Unfortunately, one of my kids had an accident and we had to cut … Continue reading Day 16: Road Trip with Kids from the Highest Point of Belgium to Mini-Camping Hovershof Netherlands

Review of Camping Renval in Bastogne, Belgium; Road Trip with Kids

For a glimpse of the World War 2-related things to do in Bastogne, we moved to Camping Renval in Belgium from Camping Municipal Epernay in the heart of champagne country in France on day 13 of our family road trip. Here's a quick review of this campsite. Standard pitch at Camping Renval in Bastogne, Belgium … Continue reading Review of Camping Renval in Bastogne, Belgium; Road Trip with Kids