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Hameenlinna Finland Day Trip from Helsinki

Finland with Kids: Hameenlinna

There is so much more to Finland than a 24-hour cruise stopover in Helsinki! Finland is a country of rich history and great natural beauty, and little Hämeenlinna, an hour’s drive north of Helsinki, is a great place to experience a bit of what makes this Scandinavian country so lovely. I love Hämeenlinna because it is...

Driving in Germany and Central Europe: Tips for Planning a European Road Trip with Kids

In August 2017, my family rented a car in Frankfurt, Germany and spent two weeks driving throughout Central Europe on our European road trip. Our 2-week Europe trip itinerary included the Czech Republic’s Bohemian Switzerland National Park, Krakow’s Wieliczka Salt Mine, and Austria’s Salzkammergut. Thanks to our rental car, we were able to spend the...

24 Hours in Amsterdam- What to See, Do, and Eat

Planning a trip to Europe with your kids? If you’re taking a transatlantic flight from the United States to Western Europe, it is likely that you’ll consider a flight through Amsterdam Schiphol airport. The best thing about flying through there is that the train ride from the airport to Amsterdam Central Station in the historic city...
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Best Rome Day Tours with Dark Rome

Ahh, Rome. The Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, ancient Roman ruins. The Eternal City pulses with history and culture. You may be able to see Rome in a day, but to really experience it, you’ll want to spend a few days taking Rome day tours. Dark Rome offers a unique insight into the mysteries and legends...
Things to Do in Helsinki Finland

20 Fun Things to do in Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland's capital city offers charm, beauty, and plenty of family-friendly activities and history. Learn why you should visit Helsinki with kids.

Road School: Teaching Your Children About the Holocaust Through Travel

Read through our expert tips and recommendations to teach your kids about the Holocaust through education, travel, museums, books, and experiences.
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Spain and the Costa Brava: Family-Friendly Beaches, Bikes and Medieval Villages

Within an one-hour drive of historic Girona lie pretty Mediterranean villages offering quiet sandy coves, family activities, excellent seafood, and a wealth of seafaring history. I was surprised by unspoilt nature of the coastline and how well the medieval villages had been restored. I had imagined coastal Spain to be full of overbuilt beaches and...

Things to do in Lisbon with Kids on a Portugal Family Vacation

A Portugal family vacation to Lisbon with kids features cable car rides up steep hills, day trips to beautiful beaches, and a visit to one of the best aquariums in Europe. Traveling with kids to Lisbon is much like visiting any other European city; Lisbon has efficient public transport and kid-friendly museums. Of course, Lisbon...
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Top Tips for Your First International Trip with Kids

You've got wanderlust, that desire to travel the world, visit different cultures, try intriguing foods, and now you want to instill that same sense of wonder in your kids by taking them on their first trip to a new country.
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