Visit Versailles with Kids: How to Preserve Your Sanity

Visit Versailles with Kids - Our Top Tips for Keeping Your Sanity

Visit Versailles with Kids: How to Preserve Your Sanity The Palace of Versailles, wow. Two words: stunning and overwhelming. This place oozes grandeur, opulence, extravagance. We’ve never seen anything quite like it. Footballers’ wives eat your heart out! Apparently half of France’s GDP was spent on the Palace. It actually started out as a fairly modest hunting lodge until King Louis …

Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Dordogne

Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids - Dordogne

Forget museum quizzes, treasure hunts and audio guides – why not try something completely different? If you have slightly reluctant travellers who are dragging their feet as you visit yet another chateau, museum or prehistoric cave, why not present them with a photo scavenger hunt! Make them the master of their own experience. On a recent trip to a museum, …

Valentine’s Sums Machine!

It’s that time of year again…! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the school holidays so it’s time to keep the little ones busy. Miss 6 has sums to practice during the holidays and following the success with our “Frozen” Reading Machine, I thought it would be fun to try a very simple Valentine’s Sums/Addition Machine.

Discover Perpignan and Collioure

Sights and streets of Perpignan

It’s that time of year again – January – time for our week-end escape from the dreary, cold and rainy weather. This time, my husband found a great aparthotel in Perpignan, situated only 4 hours away from our home in the Dordogne. It was right next to the train station, the place that Dali believed was the centre of the universe! Read …