The beauty of being flexible and not having a strict schedule on the road is that when you spot a sign on a highway that grabs your attention, you can always STOP and make a detour to check it out. So, while looking for a place to stop and things to do in the south … Continue reading Day 32 Camping Road Trip 🚗Off-the-Beaten-Path Perouges, France 👨👩👦👦Family Travel Video
Visit the WHAT!??!?!?! Yes, the Large Hadron Collider where nano-little things go bang so we, humans, can learn about the mysteries of our universe and how we are all made of. . . stars. But "What's THE BIG BANG?", my seven-year old son asked. That's the goal: make them ask such questions. Mission Accomplished. Here's … Continue reading 🇨🇭 Visit CERN Switzerland ⚛ Birthplace of the Internet 🆓 Home of the Large Hadron Collider 👨👩👦👦Family Video
Here's our family-friendly, fun and almost FREE things to do in Geneva, Switzerland in one day... with kids or without (for you singletons out there). Check out the "jazzy" video too! Onward and southwards we moved on our camping road trip from the city of bears (Bern) to the capital of peace, the city of … Continue reading Is Geneva Worth a Visit? Day 30 🇨🇭 Camping Road Trip with Kids 👨👩👦👦 Family Video
Life before (and likely after) coronavirus lockdown. . . So, what's that one of the family-friendly things to do in Lausanne, Switzerland if you only have an hour or two? Lake Geneva, of course. at least for us with two young, energetic boys who just wanted to swim in the lake on the return trip … Continue reading 🇨🇭 A Quick Dip in Lake Geneva in Lausanne, Switzerland 👨👩👦 Family Video
🇨🇭Have kids? Here are 3 things to do and best places to visit in Bern, the capital of Switzerland, the city of BEARS that is one of the most beautiful places we have visited as a family during our six-week summer camping road trips across Europe. . . before the corona virus locked us all … Continue reading Things to Do with Kids in the City of Bears 🐻 Bern, Switzerland 🇨🇭 If You Only Have One Day+Family Travel Video
We arrived much later than initially planned so we knew that we would only have very limited time to explore the family-friendly must-see places in Freiburg. We managed to squeeze in some kid-approved agenda the following day which basically meant . . a go-slow walk around the city center, city park and playground, and an … Continue reading What to Do in Freiburg, Germany with Kids?… Visiting My old Haunts.
This scheiße-auf-der-strasse is starting to get old a bit. . . being on the road, that is. I think about that today, briefly, after waking up early, doing the morning routine, breaking camp, packing up and moving again on the 15th day of our family camping road trip this summer. But then, the words of … Continue reading Beer rules a day in Chimay. . . or two (road trip camping, day 15-16)
When thinking about camping, especially family camping with kids, many of us automatically think of the difficulties and inconveniences involved. You know. . . uncomfortable bed and bugs everywhere, high-traffic toilets, and how it takes a lot of time to do anything like cooking, cleaning, pitching tents and breaking camp. Too many to think that … Continue reading What makes family camping both fun and practical?
On the way up to Lake Geneva (Lac Lehman for you French speakers) from the Agde on the Mediterranean coast of France during last year's family fun camping road trip, we had an overnight stay in Valence, France. There wasn't much that our go-slow touring family could do in a town for an overnight stay. … Continue reading Passing through Valence, France? Here’s a quickie on what to see. . . in pictures
Are we really going camping. . .with kids. . . for 6 weeks???!!! What about those cute and comfy little apartments with nice balconies, real beds, real bathrooms, hot water, kitchen, windows and doors?? Are we really going to save so much money by sleeping on somebody's piece of grass in a tent, with bugs … Continue reading Scared of going camping with your family? Don’t be! Here are the 17 must-haves to bring on your fun family camping trip