22 September 2017
The French countryside in the Bourgogne, or Burgundy, is as beautiful as you’ve heard. Rolling hills, vineyards surrounded by old stone walls, picturesque farm buildings, and the occasional châteaux perched on a hill. Burgundy is full of options when it comes to exploring châteaux (French castles), and I’ve detailed our trips to two local sites below within a short drive of Beaune. Chateau de la Rochepot A short drive outside of Beaune, France, is the Château de la Rochepot. Perched...
11 September 2017
The heart of Burgundy wine country is a lovely place to explore with small people.
21 August 2017
Bike helmets. I know lots of people don’t like them, question their efficacy, and chafe against helmet laws. And while I appreciate how annoying they can be, I have also known a couple people who have avoided serious brain injury by wearing one. When you have a child and ride with them a lot, it is just easier to wear one than constantly argue about why they have to and why you don’t. So – I’m going to wear a...
5 August 2017
Let me show you my favourite photography spots and tell you some amazing stories about Heidelberg's old town.
23 July 2017
Mainz is a great kid-friendly day trip destination - there's the Gutenberg Museum, a very walkable old town, and the banks of the Rhine to enjoy.
12 July 2017
Once the newness wears off, the loneliness hits hard. Here are a few of the things I've learned after several overseas moves.
4 July 2017
Take it from someone who lives here, skip the souvenir shop! Here's where you should really go.
30 June 2017
Where to go with kids when it rains in Vancouver, from someone who used to live there!
12 June 2017
I was totally unprepared for how much my son loves adding to and showing off his travel journal. It only took me half an hour to put it together!
6 June 2017
There are so many amazing German castles to visit, just skip the lines at Neuschwanstein Castle entirely, and visit one of these instead.