Europe

trips out-of-the country

Trip to Zugspitze mountain top in Germany from a teen’s perspective

A Voyage to Zugspitze

This post is written by my son Dennis, 16. Our European road trip last summer was packed with places and sights, but this journey to the top of Zugspitze  was his top memory from this trip.   Over last summer vacations my family went on a road trip through Europe, primarily visiting Germany. Along our route …

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Practical tips for planning family European road trip: where to start, what worked and what we would change

Lessons from the Road: Planning a Family European Road Trip

I recently told you about our  15-day European road trip itinerary through Germany, Switzerland, and Alsace (France). I love  the flexibility and excitement of all the possibilities that come with road trips. We traveled with our 2 kids (ages 6 and 16), and – if the stops are chosen carefully, I believe that road tripping is easier …

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Tips for Multi-generation Family Travel (to Europe or anywhere else)

Spain Together. Planning Tips for Multi Generation Family Travel

Now that you are familiar with our  Spanish itinerary  from my post Spain Together you may appreciate some post-trip planning  wisdom from that journey.   First, the “GOOD-ies”: 6 Advantages of Traveling with  a Small Family Group. 1. You get to hire private tour guides- for the same money.  When you have 4+adults, you could hire your own …

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Exploring Alhambra on a family journey across Spain

Spain Together.
3 generations travel across Spain.

Day 1. April 11, 2013. Our multi-generation family trip to Spain starts at Logan Airport in Boston (Here are my Tips for Multi-Generation Family Travel).  The group consists of my parents,  myself, my husband Vit and our two kids: 13-year-old Dennis and 3-year-olds Vivi. While there is over sixty-year age difference between the youngest and the oldest group …

Spain Together.
3 generations travel across Spain.
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