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A little treat in Corfu. Our wonderful long weekend at Villa Livadi

After the kids and I (Emma) spent a manic fortnight backpacking alone in Seville and Cadiz and with Rich being away in Australia and Hong Kong, the kids had this great idea that we would all meet up in Gatwick and take a ‘holiday’ somewhere, where we did NOTHING. Absolutely nothing; no exploring, no history, no…

Climbing the Krupina Watch Tower, Vartovka, Slovakia.

Krupina Watch Tower Krupina is one of the oldest towns in Slovakia and written records indicate that it dates back to 1135 although archaeological digs report that tools from the bronze ages were found. To understand the need for this tower (vartovka) we need to travel back in time to 1564 during the Hungarian-Ottoman war when The Turks…

Holy McMoly! The Mačkafé (Cat Cafe) Bratislava

One way that to encourage our children to spend hours walking around cities they have no real interest in visiting, is by breaking trips into manageable sizes and negotiating more interesting stop offs for them. On the day we proposed visiting Bratislava’s castle, I quote one of my children who said “Oh no, not another…