Housesitting in Europe. How To Save $$$’s

Housesitting in Europe. How To Save $$$’s

Traveling in Europe is not cheap. I know. – we recently spent four months backpacking around the continent with our two teenage kids as part of our year-long escaping from normal life world adventure.

Arriving in Europe from Asia was a bit of a shocker. Especially on the old budget. That’s why I’m so glad we spent a chunk of our time house-sitting.

Not only did it save us $$$’s, but the kids got to relax and slow down (and, more importantly,) we got to drink delicious wine from the terraces of beautiful properties.

Win, win.

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Pompeii: 15 (essential) Things That No-one Bothers Telling You

Pompeii: 15 (essential) Things That No-one Bothers Telling You

Almost every Pompeii travel blog out there tells you the same boring information:

The entrance prices, what building the Pompeii bodies are in, and how to pay for a guide.

But that’s not enough.

You want visit Pompeii armed with the truth. You need more information.

Let me tell you everything you need to know about visiting Pompeii. The answers to questions that no other guide book or blog seems to tell you.

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5 European Cities for Kids That You All Will Love

5 European Cities for Kids That You All Will Love

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 places throughout Europe.

We have been to Ireland with our kids, France, Spain, Greece and Italy and after much consideration, I think I can safely say which European cities are the best for kids.

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