Three stiff-legged Danes on ski in Sweden

My husband and I have never taken the kids (now in their late teens) on a ski holiday. Instead, we have spent most winter holidays in destinations far away from cold Scandinavia. For two reasons: 1) Old knee injuries; 2) An urge to escape the cold and the dark and experience different cultures. This Christmas was… Continue reading Three stiff-legged Danes on ski in Sweden

Victoria Falls – convenient safari stopover in Zimbabwe

On a safari trip to Botswana and Zimbabwe in July, my family and I made a two-nights stopover in Victoria Falls town. Just to brush off the dust of our pants and admire one of the seven natural wonders of the world: The gigantic waterfalls. Victoria Falls town was a great place to visit, because… Continue reading Victoria Falls – convenient safari stopover in Zimbabwe

Dutch December trip

Three days in Amsterdam and the Hague before Christmas The Dutch holiday season starts with the arrival of Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piets in early December. We arrived a little later, to spend the last three days before Christmas in the holiday decorated streets of Amsterdam and The Hague. We went along canals with light shows, and we… Continue reading Dutch December trip

Six reasons to travel to France

French coffee After spending time in the US, I appreciate even more French strong coffee! Cups are small (especially espresso) but the flavor is rich! And I like the fact that you seldom have to walk more than a block to find a café in a French city. Breakfast included Another good thing about being… Continue reading Six reasons to travel to France