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 XIV became its owner… Read More Visit Versailles with Kids: How to Preserve Your Sanity
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… Read More Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Dordogne
Would you like to find out about our newly discovered costa brava beaches? Think.. sandy bays, sheltered coves, rocky outcrops, turquoise, crystal clear waters… When Plans Change… As I do most days, I checked my inbox and spotted an email with the subject title “Annulation du vol”… Your flights to Dubrovnik have been cancelled… Wha….what?!… Read More Discover our Favourite Costa Brava Beaches
Are you a prehistory afficionado? Would you like to give your children a taste of prehistory? Well you’ve come to the right place! The Dordogne is the cradle of European civilisation and you will be spoilt for choice! Here’s a round-up of the best prehistoric sites to visit with your kids in the Dordogne.
It’s heart-tastic in our house at the moment! We’ve been using hearts to practice numeracy and adding up skills and now it’s time to do some creating ♥
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… Read More Valentine’s Sums Machine!