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Hamleys Toy Store

When London was confirmed on our trip itinerary high on our son’s list of places to visit was Hamleys Toy Store in Regent Street Central London. Hamleys Toy Store History: Hamleys has a rich history.  It was founded by William …

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Westend London With Kids

We had big plans to take the kids to a couple of shows on Westend however we didn’t quite get there.  We are big theatre buffs and both girls take drama and singing classes back home. A couple of years …

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Hyde Park and Changing of the Guards

We were in London at end of Summer and the weather was mostly cloudy and wet. This meant we spent lots of time at home but when we did go out we always made the most of it.  As part …

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Which London Museums with Kids?

  London is full of world class Museums.  We were intrigued how many artefacts the museum had collected from other countries.  Not only are the Museums top notch but many are also free.  These are some of the London Museums …

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House Sitting in London

We spent just under 1 month in London and were very lucky to stay with old school friends while visiting the expensive city.  Our friends live in Chiswick and we were only a 10 minute train ride away from South …

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Normandy with Kids: War sites

As we travelled through Asia and studied the Vietnam War and the effects on many of the surrounding countries the kids developed a big interest in the history of War.  We were all excited to visit Normandy and visit the …

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Europe Budget Review and Wrap-Up

We spent 65 days in Europe and spent $12,853.00.  This works out to $197 a day or $32 each per day per person. We were happy with how our Europe Budget worked out as we had put aside $200 per …

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Europe by Camper: Tips and our Review

What an epic adventure that was!  Our trusty Green Taniwha took us from Amsterdam down into Italy and over into Eastern Europe.  Our 8.5 weeks was meant to be 10 weeks but we got an opportunity to housesit at a …