Ireland travel guide: 11 fun thing to do in beautiful Galway city

We’ve driven the Galway part of the Wild Atlantic Way many times over and for a good reason – every meter of the road brings you closer to traditional villages and beaches full of fantastic sea stacks. When we agreed to spend Valters 40th birthday in Galway, I knew we’d enjoy the time spent there […]

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A perfect 12 days Morocco and Spain itinerary for you to borrow

Although it was an early March, winter didn’t want to surrender any time soon as a thin layer of snow was still clinging to the icebound ground in Sligo and temperatures below zero were forecasted overnight. Dreary woodlands, filled with silence, were casting long and eerie silhouettes, a scene we were more than happy to swap […]

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Ireland travel guide: 8 memorable things to do in beautiful County Clare

I was wide awake well before the alarm clock had a chance to let me know it’s 5 am yet the gleaming morning light was already peaking through one side of the curtains, spreading flickering shadows on the wall. House was soundless; everyone was still asleep and off in the distance, I could hear an aeroplane rumbling […]

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Your guide to utterly unique places and sights to see in Edinburgh

As I sat in the backseat of a taxi, watching the world pass by, I was surprised by how strikingly different the usually familiar places looked at 4 am. Ever since I became a mom, being awake at that hour is nothing new to me, but travelling to Dublin Airport through the dark night, as […]

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8 unforgettable things to see and do in beautiful Venice, Italy

We may not be full-time travellers or digital nomads living the adventurous life that could put Crocodile Dundee and Indiana Jones to shame. And we may not start our mornings with a fresh coconut in our hands on a remote island whose name we can’t even pronounce, but every far-flung destination or staycation we choose […]

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Sligo Travel Guide: 8 best things to do in Mullaghmore Village

Mullaghmore

Sligo shaped us more than any other place in Ireland, and this is where our hearts beat faster. We love wandering through forests and spend time on the secluded beaches where blowings of the wind create the sand into collective structures. In recent years we had a chance to visit Mullaghmore, a beautiful fishing village […]

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A short guide to the best things to see and do in beautiful Bayonne, France

A week before we left for France a photo popped up on our Instagram feed with an impossibility beautiful street full of little shops and half-timbered houses that we swore we gonna track it down. Not to retrace other travellers footsteps, not in the slightest, but to ravel, in the stillness, only a small city […]

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A year in review: Our Top 2019 Personal and Travel Highlights

Happy New Year everybody and thanks so much for following along with our family adventures. With the end of 2019 in plain sight everyone tends to look back on the previous 12 months and so do we. We had grand plans for last year – some of them failed, others succeeded. In the end, what […]

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Celebrating our 1st Blogiversary with gratitude, statistics and twinkling lights

Today marks a year since we started our blog and published our first post, how exciting is that? Yes, it’s been a whole year of blogging, editing, learning, growing, pouring out words and proofreading. And, thanks to the eventful festive season, the special day almost slipped by without us realising the anniversary had crept up. […]

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Your ultimate guide to planning the best Edinburgh vacation in Scotland

On my recent trip to Edinburgh, there was rain, cancelled plans and a couple of blisters. But it was still perfect for me because visiting Edinburgh is all about finding new expressions and refreshing old experiences. The primary emotion that washed over me once the hissing doors of the bus shut behind my back and […]

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Germany travel guide: How to spend a fantastic day in beautiful Munich

With a population of more than a 1.5 million and a surface area of about 310.4 km² Munich is the capital of Bavaria and Germanies third largest city, right after Berlin and Hamburgh. Anyone that plans to visit – there’s more to Munich than pretzels, tight leather pants and beer. Munich is where old meets new and where the […]

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Monday Mantra to live by: Choose your own family adventures

I didn’t grow up hearing much about travel, but life has its unexpected ways to reveal what’s out there if only you know were to look. Very early in my childhood, I made the most significant discovery in life by walking into my local library. Most of the books I read back then shaped my […]

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8 Things We Never Thought We’d Miss About our homecountry Latvia

Standing on the Stone Bridge in Riga, I closed my eyes and let the warm sun-rays gently touch my face. Under my feet, Latvia’s grandest river Daugava was restlessly rushing faster than afternoon traffic and in front of me, confidently raising in the bluish sky, were pointy church towers. Two weeks we spent in Latvia […]

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Top 10 things to do in Edinburgh this autumn that are good for your soul

I love autumn. I love autumn and I wait for it because it’s always amazing to see my favourite places shoving off different seasons coat. When summer fades away, when days are growing shorter, and suddenly temperatures don’t go over 10’C;  I know it’s a time of new beginnings and it’s time for my trip […]

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