Queuing up for the London Eye

As anyone traveling with kids knows, travel plans alter radically once you are lugging along pint-sized companions. On a trip to London with my children, I had plenty of activities to fill our days, but none of them included queuing up for kilometers to go on a giant ferris wheel. Unfortunately, the London Eye is visible…

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Gone fishing … in Bali

I’ve never been much of a fisherwoman. I love eating fish, but I don’t have the patience or passion to go out there with a  fishing rod to try to catch them myself. My oldest son, on the other hand, loves fishing. So when I was in  the coastal area of Nusa Dua in Bali,…

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Don’t miss the Bali Bird Park

Since I travelled to Bali, Indonesia this past summer with two kids in tow, I needed to offer some incentives for visiting lots of Balinese temples and art museums. I’ve already posted about our visit to the Bali Tree-Top adventure, a fabulous rope course in northern Bali. Another kid-friendly activity visited was the Bali Bird…

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Visiting Oxford, UK with kids

On a trip to London with my kids, I looked forward to a day trip to nearby Oxford. Although I hadn’t planned specific child-friendly activities, it was a pleasant surprise that my young children stumbled across so many entertaining things to do in that charming university town. As parents traveling with children know well, this…

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