Posts with the tag family-travel-blog

How many steps does it take to climb up to the cave?

Written on January 22, 2018 in Croatia

Krka National Park – October 19th 2017 Our first Croatia adventure day had arrived. We were headed to Krka National Park. Not too far from Split, we drove and arrived in the later part of the morning. We purchased (our crazy expensive) tickets for the day and walked into the park. It was a bit...

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Japan owns it all

Written on January 20, 2018 in Vatican

Vatican City – October 15th & 16th 2017 So after our long day out exploring in Rome (Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps) we needed a good down day. We had a lazy morning, caught up a bit on school work (it was getting hard to get any done most of these days) and...

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I heart Rome

Written on January 19, 2018 in Italy

Rome – October 13th & 14th 2017 It was finally time for us to leave the Amalfi coast (we were ready! The oddly laid out rental with no WiFi had lost its charm days before haha). The 4 hour drive to Rome was pretty easy. We had gotten used to the crazy drivers on the...

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With our luck it would blow that day!

Written on January 18, 2018 in Italy

Mount Vesuvius – October 12th 2017 Vesuvius take 2! We had actually driven up to Vesuvius on our way to the Amalfi coast and were going to explore that day however high winds had closed the park and no entrance was allowed. So today was our redo day. No winds and clear-ish skies were in...

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A day in Pompeii

Written on January 17, 2018 in Italy

Pompeii – October 11th 2017 Today was a big adventure day in Pompeii. Ever since I was a kid I remember the stories of Pompeii. Learning about it in school was fascinating and I was so excited to see the ruins in person. We splurged for a tour guide for a couple of hours (normally...

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Race car drivers stress me out

Written on January 16, 2018 in Italy

Amalfi Coast – October 8th – 10th 2017 Positano was one of the towns on the coast we wanted to visit. The photos looked absolutely breathtaking and we wanted to experience it for ourselves. We weren’t far from anything really. Agerola was fairly central for us and it took less than an hour to arrive...

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It’s all about the wifi

Written on January 15, 2018 in Italy

Rome to Amalfi – October 7th 2017 We had to spend the night a couple hours out of Rome after we got off the ferry. We were on our way to the Amalfi coast but couldn’t make it for check in so we needed to stop half way for the night. Our GPS either couldn’t...

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I seriously thought we were going to sink!

Written on January 14, 2018 in Spain

Barcelona to Rome – October 6th 2017 Our ferry was very basic, slightly disappointing given the advertising we had seen. We had been excited to have the pool on deck for the next day while at sea. This would keep the kids busy for hours. Nope, pool closed and drained. ugh. So we left just...

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