The other Ukraine


If you see Ukraine mentioned in the news these days, you''ll also see images of war and destruction. I have different photos to share, from before the conflict. They're all from Kiev... there's no fighting in Kiev at the moment, so on the surface it probably still looks the same. But last year we … [Read more...]

Scared of toilets and other travel stories

View from above

Welcome to the July 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family Vacation This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared their family-travel tips, challenges, and delights. Please read … [Read more...]

How to survive and enjoy travel with kids

Little helper

***`Disclosure: The links on this page will take you to free content, but they are affiliate links. If you join Freaky Rivet as a member I will receive commission. *** When I first shared my intention to travel to Europe with three kids,the other mums at my son's school said I was crazy. One of … [Read more...]

Grateful for safe arrival

Burgas, Bulgaria

Disclosure: The link to 102 travel games in this post is an affiliate link. I've marked the link with ** below for easier recognition. You can download the ebook for free. As I am writing this, I am enjoying early autumn in Bulgaria, at my parents' place where I still feel at home and always … [Read more...]