Archive of ‘Travel’ category

Exploring Evolution at the Neanderthal Museum

Happy Museum Monday! We’re just back from our summer holiday in Germany, and have a fab museum that we visited on our travels to share with you. The Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann is located at the site of the first Neanderthal man discovery in the Neandertal (Tal is German for valley) and tells the story […] Read more…

Wuppertal’s Sculpture Park Waldfrieden

Happy Museum Monday! Since we are spending our summer holidays in Wuppertal this year – one of Germany’s lesser known and underrated towns – I’m going to share a bit of a gem from there with you in the form of the fantastic sculpture park ‘Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden’, which already stuns you with artworks as you approach. […] Read more…

Travel Journal + Free Templates

As I mentioned yesterday, the summer holidays are in full swing here in Edinburgh, so I wanted to share another holiday resource with you that I made for my own kids earlier this year. In February, we travelled to Japan for three weeks to visit my husband who was working in Yokohama for a couple […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #5

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another interview, in my series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Cath from Passports and Adventures. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? Hi, I’m Cath, an Irish expat living in the sunny Algarve with my […] Read more…

Yokohama Anpanman Children’s Museum & Mall

Happy Museum Monday! Today I have the last museum from our trip to Japan this past February to share with you, and it’s the Anpanman Museum in Yokohama. Who is Anpanman, I hear you ask? Well, the Japanese are known to make cute cartoon characters out of pretty much anything, so it won’t surprise you […] Read more…

A Tropical Rainforest at Biosphäre Potsdam

Happy Museum Monday! Today’s pick isn’t technically a museum, but it includes museum-like exhibits so I’m going to let it count. We visited the ‘Bisophäre Potsdam’ a couple years ago when we were living in Berlin. It’s located in the city of Potsdam, in the state of Brandenburg, which is right next door to Berlin. […] Read more…

Göteborgs Stadsmuseum with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! We’re heading back to Sweden with this week’s recommendation. Our trip to Gothenburg (or Göteborg, as it’s known in Sweden) a couple years ago is one of my favourite family holidays to date, and the host of family friendly museums in Gothenburg were a big part of that. I’ve previously shared our […] Read more…

On track at the U-Bahn Museum Berlin

Happy Museum Monday! Today we have a great family-friendly museum from our old stomping grounds in Berlin to share with you. Berlin has well over a hundred museums, so we very quite spoilt for choice, and as well as visiting all the popular museum attractions, we also liked to hunt down hidden gems and off […] Read more…

Exploring Japan’s History at Edo-Tokyo Museum

Happy Museum Monday! I’m back this week with yet another museum recommendation from Japan. If you are visiting Tokyo, then you are spoiled for choice with the many excellent museums on offer, but one museum I would say is a ‘must see’, is the Edo-Tokyo Museum. It showcases Tokyo’s history, life and culture from around […] Read more…

Discovering the Magic of Tokyo’s Ghibli Museum

Happy Museum Monday! This week I have another great museum from our recent trip to Japan to share with you. If you love Studio Ghibli movies, then you will love this museum! Though the museum explicitly states that it is not just intended for the benefit of people who are already fans of Studio Ghibli. […] Read more…

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