Europe Blog Posts

April 1, 2019

Hot Dogging in Iceland

Not many people would think of Iceland and hot dogs in the same breath. Volcanoes? Yes. Glaciers? Absolutely. Hot springs and geysers? Without doubt. But hot dogs? Yes, indeed – and we‘ll say right up front it is a bit of a relief that the hot dog is so popular and readily available since many…

January 15, 2019

Icelandic: Don’t Worry – We can’t Pronounce it Either

Are you intimidated by the Icelandic language? Don’t worry, we are too, but don’t let it stop you from joining our Iceland Family Adventure! Remember in 2010 when a glacier/volcano exploded, halting European air traffic with an enormous cloud of ash? There it was, Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano, at the top of the news for weeks, but…

January 3, 2019

6 Magical Reasons to Visit the Azores

Having already told you about the amazing food in the Azores — yes, it is awesome — we’d like to point out some of the many other reasons the Azores is THE spot for any family to discover. Just in case the idea of crater lakes, volcanoes, lava fields and geysers isn’t enough to grab…

What to see in Scotland? Bagpipe players! December 5, 2018

What To See In Scotland: The 6 Best Natural Wonders

The Scottish Highlands are home to some of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. Around each corner the Highlands seamlessly blend full forests into still lochs and steep cliffs into uninterrupted valleys. This is why they have been the backdrop for so many stories and mythology throughout history from the fantastical to the…

September 18, 2018

Unexpected Wonders to be Found

By Moo Bishop When we travel we carry many expectations but the best experiences are the surprises, the parts you had never imagined. At the risk of ruining some of these unknowns let me tell you about our favorites. And don’t worry, there are always more unexpected wonders to be found. Galapagos: Miracles happen in…