A Two-Month Trip Through Europe With 10 Kids? Now That’s What I Call Adventure!

bus bluestone

  You, on the other hand, may call it madness. I could maybe, sort of, perhaps and at a push understand why. With little over five weeks left until our European travels begin, I am once again finding myself in the final throes of organisation and preparation for the event. Co-ordinating and packing for a… Read More

Our Big Family Road Trip: Fair Verona

            ‘Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life; Whose misadventured piteous overthrows… Read More

Our Big Family Road Trip: A Day in Venice

Venice

  We were into our second week of staying in Torreglia in the Veneto region of Italy.  We had a fine few days of sunshine during the first week but limited funds.  Then, when we had more money to go and do things, the rains came.  After four solid days of rain and storms came… Read More

Our Big Family Road Trip: Visiting La Croisett

1-Cannes 12 April 001

    We would be in Cannes for less than 48 hours, so headed off to the beach on the only full day we had.  Thankfully, the weather was glorious! Fabulous blue skies stretched out over us.  It was early yet the sunshine persevered in shooing away the clouds, resolutely attempting to warm the air… Read More

Our Big Family Road Trip: Stopping off in Cannes

Sid and Anna play catch

      We left the Midi-Pyrenees early on Thursday morning, setting off for the opposite end of the South of France – the French Riviera, no less. We set off looking forward to yet another location different from the two already visited.  We had already gone from farms to mountains, and were now headed… Read More

Our Big Family Road Trip: Lac de Montbel

Lac de Montbel

    We were only staying with Jax, Oliver and their family for two days.  Well, less than that if you take into account that we didn’t arrive until about 7pm on the Tuesday, and were aiming to leave by 8am on the Thursday. We started Wednesday trying unsuccessfully to keep the children quiet early… Read More