In Pictures: Review of Camping Orgiva las Alpujarras + Andalucia Road Trip Ramblings, Day 5

ON THE ROAD AGAIN. Peaceful camping in this rustic campsite... in nature, surrounded by old-looking, "giant" olive trees, with goats at the farm next door for entertinmemt, if you are lucky. Camping Orgiva is where you can meet a lot of interesting people on the crossroad to the "La Alpujarra", especially if you spend some … Continue reading In Pictures: Review of Camping Orgiva las Alpujarras + Andalucia Road Trip Ramblings, Day 5

In Pictures: Day 3 of Family Camping Road Trip + Review of Camping el Nogalejo in Setenil de las Bodegas, Andalucia

We are finally leaving our province of Cadiz and off to Setenil de las Bodegas. Why, you ask? The name has "de las bodegas"! We assume that refers to the place where they store the wines--the cathedrals of wine, as they say in Jerez de la Frontera. Today, on the first real leg of our … Continue reading In Pictures: Day 3 of Family Camping Road Trip + Review of Camping el Nogalejo in Setenil de las Bodegas, Andalucia

Road Trip In Pictures, Day 1: On the Road Again From Bolonia to Polonia + Review of Camping Paloma Near Tarifa, Spain

Polonia?? NO!!! Bolonia!!! 😉 Back on the road again!! You know that song? Yeah, babe! Checking out the sand dunes only two hours away from Jerez de la Frontera! This fourth European roadtrip of ours will definitely be a bitter-sweet experience... saying goodbye to our Andalusian paradise (for now) and being excited about our new … Continue reading Road Trip In Pictures, Day 1: On the Road Again From Bolonia to Polonia + Review of Camping Paloma Near Tarifa, Spain

In Pictures: Review of Family Camping El Astral near Salamanca, Spain (Day 38)

After a restful camping in the south of France in the Pyrenees mountains and a sort-of rushed stopover visits to Hemingway's Pamplona and Cervantes' Salamanca, we were running out of steam. . . and time. Here’s a quick review in pictures of Camping El Astral, in the town of slaughtering bulls, Tordesillas, in the province … Continue reading In Pictures: Review of Family Camping El Astral near Salamanca, Spain (Day 38)

In Pictures: Review of Family Camping Errota El Molino near Pamplona, España (Day 38)

After a restful camping in the south of France in the Pyrenees mountains and a sort-of rushed stopover to see where angry (some, castrated) bulls would run after brave men and women in white-colored shirts and red handkerchief in a festival called San Fermin, we had to land our gypsy caravan in the dry plains … Continue reading In Pictures: Review of Family Camping Errota El Molino near Pamplona, España (Day 38)

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