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Camel Rides near Marrakesh
FAMILY ACTIVITIES Morocco

Morocco: Adventures From Marrakesh

So to continue the story from my last post… Thanks to airline mileage, we had free tickets in hand for the first portion of our trip – London. From there we were to go on to Jordan, but we canceled a week before departure due to…

January 13, 2017
Cataract Creek on Mt Tamalpais
California FAMILY ACTIVITIES NATURE + GARDENS

3 Waterfalls North Of San Francisco

The last few months brought a welcome gift to this thirsty land – RAIN! And with rain comes waterfalls and rainbows. I am twirling in the redwoods with joy! Constant clear blue skies can be as annoying as constant rain. Sounds strange, I know, but variety is the spice of life.…

January 21, 2016
Vacation In A Bottle
FAMILY ACTIVITIES TRAVEL TIPS

Vacation In A Bottle

 When you go on holiday, do you bring anything back? A coin, a postcard, a rock? – We’ve started to collect beach sand when we travel from rivers, lakes and sea –   – I write the location and date on the bottom of…

January 14, 2014
View of Parliament in London
England: London FAMILY ACTIVITIES

21 Unique Things To Do In London

– When visiting London, of course you will visit the famous landmarks – Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge – – But what if you have a teenager (or grown up) who needs to do more than just sightseeing? – Here’s 21 suggestions of experiences…

January 7, 2014
Mudlarking In London
England: London FAMILY ACTIVITIES HISTORY

Mudlarking In London

Beachcombing the River Thames in London is known as ‘mudlarking’ – – In the 18th and 19th centuries, impoverished boys and girls aged 8 to 15 scavenged the river’s mud at low tide in search of treasures to sell – It was a dirty…

November 29, 2013
Things To Do In London: Hint Hunt
England: London FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Hint Hunt London

 Browsing TripAdvisor’s site for things to do, I was surprised to see this activity currently ranked as the #1 Attraction in London – – So me (being me), HAD to check it out – Shrouded in mystery, Hint Hunt describes itself as – A…

November 13, 2013