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You’ll Never Believe How We Taught Science Today at Orbitur Rio Alto

As any ‘world schooler‘ or ‘road schooling family‘ knows… you sometimes have to seize a moment and take the opportunity to make learning fun… so where better than the beach at Orbitur’s Rio Alto campsite on a crisp, sunny morning in December! check out more Portual articles here And a chance to discover some of the Science work we learnt in Da Vinci’s museum in Florence, the Science Museum in Munich, Germany and more recently in Portugal’s Science Centre in Lagos. So today’s topic was an extension on our ‘green energy‘ work from earlier this year… but this time we...

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LifeinourVan City Reviews | Angers | France

Angers in France Need inspiration for your visit? Things we did in Angers, France What we liked about it here’s just a few ideas…. Reason one As Spain’s third largest city, Valencia has lots to offer in terms of attractions and places of interest, but it also provides a relaxed lifestyle of coastal beauty and amazing architecture. It’s as vibrant a city as Berlin or London in our humble opinion and perfect for kids! Reason two The city really discounts it’s prices in the shoulder season… so grab a bargain like us before the season starts. But for us the...

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Perhaps not sunny Seville! But stunning as ever…

Visiting Spain soon? Considering a trip to Seville with kids? You’ll love it! Taking our kids to experience over 50+ Cities across 30+ European countries has been an immense experience for us… but why did we enjoy Andalusia so much? Find out below… check out more Spanish articles here Having visited Seville almost a year to the day on our last family adventure, we were interested to see how we’d feel about seeing the city in the day… our previous visit had started at dusk with both girls treated to a horse drawn carriage ride across Seville before opting...

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Berlin on a Budget with Kids | How we spent 24hrs in Berlin

As a family of 4, an adventure or simple jaunt around a city can prove fairly costly…. especially when taking in some museums, using public transport everywhere and even some shopping before a lunch out…. So we set out to discover Berlin and how we could enjoy it on a budget! check out our Top 10 European City Reviews here Following the success of our ‘Stockholm on a Budget’, we shunned some opportunities to take the girls to some of Berlin‘s premier attractions,. Focusing on seeing if we could enjoy one of Europe’s most expensive capital cities… An exercise in seeing...

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Exploring the Dordogne from La Roque Gageac

The Dordogne is a classic French beauty that is hard to match… in fact it’s easier to see why the Lonely Planet recently voted it the 4th best destination across Europe. With impressively steep gorges, gorgeous cliff top towns and an unquestionable heritage as one of Europe’s most important ‘prehistoric sites’… we really haven’t found too many places to rival this across our entire ‘European Road Trip’. It’s charming festivals, unique but delicious local food and it’s abundance of family friendly outdoor adventure activities make this the perfect place to ‘stop the van’ and enjoy the summer sun. The...

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