Design & Family friendly: Coco-Mat Hotel Kolonaki Athens review

family-trip-athens-coco-mat-hotel-kolonaki-terrace.jpgOur Easter holiday trip to Greece began with a short stay in Athens. We have been several times in Athens, and every time, I try to discover a new area. This time, we picked the Kolonaki neighborhood, described as a trendy and exclusive part of the city. Located in the heart of Kolonaki, the Coco-Mat Hotel seemed to perfectly match our expectations…

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Paris in one day with kids: our perfect itinerary

Are you spending only one day in Paris with kids? Let me be your guide in my hometown to get the most out of your short stay!

What about a great itinerary from the historic center of Paris through the Left Bank side, among some of Parisian’s families favorite spots, gardens and museums?

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5 more great things to do in Tokyo with kids

One thing is certain : you will never run out of things to do in Tokyo with kids!  

I shared our favorite experiences (Odaiba, Yoyogi Park, Ghibli Museum…) in our Tokyo Family Friendly City guide. The bad news is that we couldn’t fit all the things to do in Tokyo with kids in one stay. The good news is that some others family travel bloggers did some we haven’t done! Continue reading “5 more great things to do in Tokyo with kids”

New Year’s With Kids: the best places… and the others!

The end of the year is approaching and I was wondering (like each year) about great places to celebrate New Year’s with kids. Obviously, this is not about partying all night long, but rather a special occasion to discover local traditions. So I asked some great family travel bloggers where their all time New Year’s Eve with kids was. Here are the greatest places… but also a disappointing one! (traveling is about unexpected, isn’t it?) 

Get some inspiration and good tips to enjoy the New Year’s Eve celebrations all over the world!

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Why Puglia with kids worth it?

Puglia (deep South, the heel of the country ‘boot’), is one of Italy’s most magical regions we have travelled with the kids.


Why we loved it so much? Because in Puglia with kids we felt we experienced ‘real Italy’, discovering hidden gems remote from the touristy Venice-Florence-Rome-Amalfi-coast tours.  Continue reading “Why Puglia with kids worth it?”

Rome’s Gladiator School : a fun and educational activity for kids

A trip to Rome with kids is amazing, but there is so much to see that it can be overwhelming: churches, museums, sightseeing and more sightseeing… Let’s find something a bit more entertaining for kids, something educational but funny: that’s exactly what Gladiator School is about! So, ready to become a gladiator for one day? Continue reading

10 Reasons to take your kids to Cuba now

Cuba is moving quickly: it surely means great changes for people, like a higher standard of living for the average Cuban and more on store’s shelves. But the increase of mass tourism, cruises and travel industry may not be so great. Don’t take the risk, and consider these reasons, among others, why you should take your kids to Cuba before it changes forever:

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The Liebster Award: 10 Blogs to Follow in 2016

I am delighted to have been recently nominated for the Liebster Award! First of all, thank you so much to Jason from Global Debauchery, “a blog devoted entirely to the overindulgence of wanderlust”, who nominates me. Besides giving me my very first award, which is nice, he also gave me a great opportunity to discover more new blogs and bloggers, and to happily spread the word.

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3 reasons to travel with kids unplugged

Should we travel with kids unplugged, like 20 years ago?

Am I crazy? This may sound strange nowadays (and because you’re reading that online!), but I strongly encourage my kids and teens to leave screens at home and stay unplugged when traveling.

What are the benefits? What is the loss? What might happen choosing this option?
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