Pompeii: 15 Tips To Ensure Your Visit Is As Special As You Dreamed It Would Be

Pompeii: 15 Tips To Ensure Your Visit Is As Special As You Dreamed It Would Be

Pompeii. History, mystery, ruins, intrigue. Perfect material for a first-time visitor like me, desperate for the sights to live up to her expectations. I wanted to write a Pompeii travel blog but  I secretly feared that the ancient ruins wouldn’t deliver the goods.

I thought it may be another overpriced tourist attraction.

In my head, Pompeii was going to be a small little street with some glass frontage to protect the hoards of tourists from touching the precious remains from over 2000 years ago.

The reality couldn’t have been more different. I know now that Pompeii is one of those underrated destinations.

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The Best European Cities for Kids.

The Best European Cities for Kids.

Visiting European cities with kids, whatever their ages is exciting. While it is true that taking little children to grown up places can seem overwhelming, if you pick the right destination, the best activities (that both parents and kids will enjoy), everyone in the family will be happy.

I have two kids (they’re teenagers now – I get told off if I call them kids) but as a family of four who, before emigrating to New Zealand,  used to live in the Uk, (when my kids were  7 and 10 )  we have spent a great deal of time exploring various cities throughout Europe and I think I can safely say which European cities are the best for kids.

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