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Best Travel Gifts for Kids

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Best Travel Gifts for Kids

Are you looking for the ultimate list of travel gift for kids? Then you have come to the right place! In our house we LOVE to travel…the kids as much as the adults. We love how their eyes light up with amazement when they encounter something beautiful in a new place or when they face a new challenge head-on like snorkeling in the Caribbean or walking across a swinging bridge in Kauai. We try hard to take the simple path when it comes to gift giving with our children as we would rather spend our hard earned money on travel and...

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Our Experience with Airbnb in Bruges

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Our Experience with Airbnb in Bruges

This post contains affiliate links. Should you choose to use my Airbnb referral link, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. I am not in any way affiliated with the B&B reviewed below. I just loved it so much and know you will too! My husband and I took a couples’ trip to Europe and were spending most of our kid-free week in Paris. We decided to spend one night away from the city and began exploring the French countryside and other side trips from Paris and landed upon Bruges, Belgium. The cobblestone...

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How to get to Bruges by Train: A Step by Step Guide

Posted by on 11:01 pm in Belgium, Europe, France | 0 comments

How to get to Bruges by Train: A Step by Step Guide

When we booked our weeklong trip to Paris, we decided that we wanted to spend a night outside the city experiencing another culture and taking in a different view. We decided on Bruges, Belgium. The adorable, picture-perfect canal city is just a couple hours’ train ride from Paris. It did not disappoint! I did a ton of research on how to get from Paris to Bruges. We had not done much train travel before and I wanted everything to go smoothly. I hope our tips help you have a smooth trip too! You can read about our itinerary once we arrived in...

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One Day in Bruges: The Best Relaxing Itinerary

Posted by on 10:47 pm in All, Belgium, Europe | 26 comments

One Day in Bruges: The Best Relaxing Itinerary

Bruges is an adorable, picture-perfect canal city located in Belgium and is known for its cobblestone streets, gorgeous architecture, chocolate, beer and waffles. It is lovely but geographically small and we found that one day in Bruges was almost the perfect amount of time. The surrounding countries are filled with small European towns straight out of a fairytale and I am sure that you will find Bruges to be one of the most charming! Located just a couple hours’ train ride from Paris, one day in Bruges was the perfect side trip from our 5...

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Summary: 5 Days in Paris Itinerary

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Summary: 5 Days in Paris Itinerary

My husband and I visited Paris for the first time for a week at the first of September. Here is our lovely Paris itinerary in a nutshell. If you would prefer the more detailed version with our commentary, line skipping tricks, money saving tips, and more photos, you can find our Ultimate 5 Day Paris Itinerary Guide here. Paris Itinerary – Day 1 Arrival at CDG: We arrived in Paris at 8:00am on a Wednesday morning. We followed the “train” signs and purchased tickets and hopped on the RER B to the St. Michel stop about 45 minutes away. We loved...

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4 Days in Paris | Perfect Paris Itinerary

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4 Days in Paris | Perfect Paris Itinerary

Bonjour! My husband and I have just returned from an AH-mazing trip to the City of Lights…sigh. Our trip was beautiful and everything we hoped it would be and we are so excited to be able to share our perfect itinerary for our 4 days in Paris with you. If you are considering a trip, I am so thrilled for you! I now agree that it is always a good time for Paris! Here is our trip in a (not so small) nutshell with all the details. I hope our Paris itinerary for 4 days gives you a few tips to make your own trip all that you wish it to be! Here...

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