As we shiver and take shelter from a slew of winter storms, I’ve been dreamily scrolling through last summer’s adventures. In June 2019, we took 4 year old Auden and 2 year old Tristan on a long weekend trip to Vienna, Austria! Vienna had been on my wish list long before moving to London, with … Continue reading Vienna, Austria
Oh, how we loved Yorkshire! Inspired by James Herriot's tales of the windswept Yorkshire Dales, we had high hopes for our 5-day tour of York County. My one regret is our failure to bring along Herriot's audiobooks for the car! We'll have to fix that next time... We took this trip in August 2019, when … Continue reading A Grand Tour of Yorkshire
Happy 2020! One of my goals for this year is to reinvigorate Passports and Snacks. When I created the blog, I envisioned a beautiful scrapbook for my kids plus a resource for other families: a diary of my intrepid young family and our quests! So, when the reality of last year was messy and stressful, … Continue reading Happy 2020!
This is an incredibly fun, beautiful and family-friendly trip! Porto is a lively, colorful city with ornately tiled buildings, delicious food, cool bars and winding, cobbled streets... plus, it's surrounded by vineyards, so there's something for everyone. We took this trip with my parents in July 2018, when the kids were 1 and 3 years … Continue reading Porto and The Douro Valley, Portugal
If you read my first Tokyo post, you know that the culture shock hit me pretty hard. I'm not proud of that - as a seasoned traveller, the struggle really surprised me - but I blame the kids. After all, being a Mom is hard enough before you throw in any complicating factors! Being subjected to … Continue reading Kid-sploring Tokyo