Mother-daughter trip to Amsterdam

As you may know, we try to spend some quality time with our girls individually every year by taking them on a city break with either mom or dad. This was five-year-old Jade’s first weekend trip abroad where she had me all to herself. We always try to get the …

The best of Luxemburg with kids in 48 hours

Our travel bucket list is filled with destinations far away and because of that, we sometimes neglect to give some destinations closer to home the attention they deserve. Therefore, we were happy to learn that my parents were organizing a multigenerational trip to nearby Luxemburg. Just a 3-hour drive from …

Behind the scenes in vibrant Bologna

Still a bit off the tourist radar, vibrant Bologna managed to keep its authentic flair. It’s the biggest city in the north-Italian region of Emilia-Romagna and renowned for its university, which is the oldest one in the Western world (even predating Oxford). This important student population creates a lively vibe. …

What makes the authentic Algarve so irresistible

One of Portugal’s emblems is the ‘Galo de Barcelos’ or ‘Rooster of Barcelos’. According to the legend a dead rooster miraculously intervened in the hanging of a man who had been falsely accused. This famous and colorful emblem of Portugal symbolizes the love of life, a love that we share! So it’s …

The most stunning places to visit in Malta

Saying that Belgian weather is not that great most of the year, would be an understatement. Sure, we can handle a few months of colder weather. And, yes, we do enjoy those colourful autumn days and the cozy end of year period. But to us, the rainy days should end …

How to spend an early Christmas in Cologne

To add some color to the grey late november skies, we decided to start the Christmas season as early as possible by heading to Germany for the weekend and have an early Christmas in Cologne. The city is just a short 3 hour drive from our home so the kids wouldn’t have to miss a …