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 wait for it because it’s always amazing to see our 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 to Edinburgh. […]

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16 awesome things to do in beautiful Sligo that will make you stay for more

When friends and family ask what we love most about Sligo, colourful autumn days, pretty wildflowers and coastal scenery springs to mind. Sligo is rich in charm, strong in character and living in this place provided yet another chapter of our life of growing. This is where we feel safe and comfortable – this place […]

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Slovenia Travel Guide: 10 incredible things to do at beautiful Lake Bled

This year has taken us to places we never thought we would go, and one of those is Slovenia, a country located in Central Europe, we both knew shamefully very little about. After a week of exploring it – where I hiked and biked my way through its beautiful valleys and gorges – Slovenia ended […]

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25+ Things To Know Before Traveling To Beautiful Latvia For The First Time

On the map of the world, you might not even notice Latvia – it’s a country with only 2 million residents, but in my humble opinion, Latvia has a lot to offer. Situated in northern Europe, on the shores of the Baltic Sea, this beautiful country can unexpectedly surprise you. Here you can find Europe’s […]

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France travel guide: a week-long road trip along the beautiful Basque Coast

To this day, crazy adventures fill me brim with the joy and travelling the world with someone who shares my dreams and supports my growth is definitely one of them. Although our trip to France wasn’t really a crazy adventure, it was a very fulfilling trip, and it was something we planned and prepared toward. […]

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Ireland Travel Guide: 11 Fantastic Things To Do In Beautiful County Mayo

After a stormy summers day when the clouds hung heavy in the sky, and fat raindrops began to fall, the sun was finally glistening, and the horizon could be seen again, offering outstanding views over a Clew Bay – far surpassing anything a tour bus-bound visitor would ever see. County Mayo holds a special place […]

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10 best travel and adventure books to inspire you to see the world

I have spent half of my life with a book in my hand. In my childhood, I passionately followed colourful characters like Huckleberry Finn, Phillies Fog and couldn’t get enough of Moomin Family adventures. I loved and still very much like to re-read everything from J.F.Cooper and Mark Twain to Jack London and Ridjar Kipling. […]

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Biarritz photo diary: a jaunt through the beautiful surf town in France

The infinite drizzle and a lack of colour make for a very gloomy atmosphere during the seemingly neverending winter months on  Ireland’s West Coast. And as much as I love the smell, the sound and the feel of the rain and as much as I have learned to love it,  I was more than happy […]

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