24 Hours in Ukraine

It may seem odd to some that on the way from Belarus to Poland we absolutely had to divert and stop for one night in rural Ukraine. In some ways does seem a bit juvenile, but it also feels like an expression of who we are: a family who craves new, educational and immersive experiences.…

A Short Break in Jersey

Jersey – banking and cows come to mind. A Channel Island, dependent on the UK for protection but not officially part of it, it is self-governing and has its own international identity. Its location is actually closer to France—14 miles to be exact. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when we decided to escape…

A Local’s Guide to Free London with Kids

After recently reading a very famous travel magazine’s online article of the best free places to visit with kids in London, I felt the need to write an article of my own. I couldn’t help but feel the author of said article is not a parent or perhaps doesn’t even live in London. It was…

Dungeness: A Day in Britain’s Only Desert

Last weekend we were looking to get out of London and explore some place new. A friend of ours recommended Dungeness in Kent and after some research we were all intrigued. It has been dubbed “Britain’s only desert” due to its bleak landscape and its dryness. Dungeness has the largest expanse of shingle beach in…