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NORMANDY WITH KIDS: LE MONT SAINT MICHEL

08/31/2016,

Le Mont Saint Michel is one of the most visited tourist sites in France (2,5 million visitors each year), and one of the most famous in Europe. Le Mont Saint Michel is set in the mesmerising bay where Normandy and Brittany merge. It is a magical island topped by a medieval monastery, and for centuries, […]

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MY TRAVEL ATELIER’S GUIDE TO CUBA

08/10/2016,

It is a great honor to welcome today Christina, author of the  great travel blog My Travel Atelier. Her blog is truly amazing: fun to read, full of great tips, written with honesty and with beautiful photos.You cannot miss today her complete guide and diary from 17 days of roadtrippin’ Cuba. Thank you Christina!   […]

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WINERIES, TRAVEL AND KIDS: VINISTAS

07/14/2016,

I am thrilled to introduce you to Ruth de Andrés, a wine expert, founder of Vinistas and long time friend. I asked Ruth if she could share with World Kids her knowledge and passion for wine,  as well as all her travel experience visiting  different wineries in Spain with her family (she is mom to […]

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JERUSALEM & ARCHITECTURE: THE TREEHOUSE AT THE RUTH YOUTH WING FOR ART EDUCATION

06/29/2016,

Every child’s dream is to have a great treehouse or tree fort.  A tree house combines all things that children love: outdoors, adventure, imaginative play, trees, climbing, fun…Today we discover the most extraordinary treehouse that combines all these elements with architecture, art and design. We travel to Jerusalem fascinated by the entrance courtyard renovation in […]

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GELATO FESTIVAL 2016: FROM LONDON TO FLORENCE

06/19/2016,

Are you a Gelato fan? Have you heard of the  Gelato Festival?  Following our previous post about our favorite Italian Ice cream shop in Milano, today we are featuring the Gelato Festival, the most important competition for Italian-style gelato.   This 2016 European Festival includes the following stages: Florence:  21-25th April Parma: 28th April – […]

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OUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM SHOP IN MILANO: ORSO BIANCO

06/12/2016,

If you are a “Gelato” fan you will be delighted with this post. In our recent trip to Milano we discovered Orso Bianco, a  small and charming ice cream shop, located in Via Casale 7 (Navigli Area). This artisan ice cream shop does not use artificial colorants, flavours or fat, and they are proud of […]

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TRAVEL & MUSIC: PIANO CITY MILANO

05/29/2016,

This year, once again, pianos have invaded houses, yards, stations, roofs, farmsteads, museums, schools, libraries, laboratories and parks in Italy.  Music hasn’t stopped from the sunset to the dawn and from the dawn until the sun sets in a continuous love declaration for the piano, its music and for the city of Milan.   We […]

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TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: RED COLLECTION BY TOMMY SALAS

04/19/2016,

“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head.”  – Henri Cartier-Bresson   World Kids is thrilled to present today the extraordinary work of photographer Tommy Salas and one of his latest works: the Red Collection. It is not easy to talk about someone you […]

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HUSKYMAN: DOG SLEDDING IN THE PYRENEES

04/05/2016,

Have you ever dreamed of sitting on the comfortable seat of a fairy-tale Christmas sleigh? Being close to nature and a love of dogs are at the heart of mushing, an amazing activity for the whole family. Mushing consists of sliding over the snow on a sled pulled by dogs. Comfortably seated on a sled […]

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AMAZING WORLD ATLAS: LONELY PLANET

02/21/2016,

I find that it is easy to forget that we live in a fascinating world, especially after watching the evening news on TV. This amazing Atlas by Lonely Planet  shows our children the awesome and cool world we live in. The Amazing World Atlas  is not a collection of maps, but an amazing book full […]

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AUSTRIA WITH KIDS: INNSBRUCK

02/19/2016,

Last December we made a short excursion day trip to Innsbruck, to visit the Christmas Markets of this beautiful Austrian City. The medieval Old Town has a special feel, especially in the depths of a snowy winter.   We visited first the Christmas Market Old Town. It is located in the historic city center of […]

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THE SCHLOSS ELMAU EXPERIENCE

01/21/2016,

Recently we had the pleasure to spend 3 days at the Schloss Elmau Hotel, considered one of the best hotels in the world. Located in the Bavarian Alps, just 100 km from Munich, it is one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever experienced. It is considered a magical sanctuary, and a Luxury Spa […]

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MY FIRST LONELY PLANET GUIDE: UNITED STATES

01/07/2016,

My first Lonely Planet Guide of the United States offers great travel secrets to young travelers . It is not the typical guidebook  for parents, but an amazing book thought specifically for children aged 8-13. My oldest son has been reading the Spanish edition this Christmas and he loves to tell me that  just for […]

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RESTAURANT SOLAR BRAGANCANO: COD & PORTO IN BRAGANÇA

12/29/2015,

When you enter Solar Bragancano in the city center of Bragança (Praça da Sé 34, 1st floor) on a rainy winter day, you feel like travelling back in time. This traditional cuisine restaurant, run by a lovely family, is the place to go if you are visiting Bragança, a beautiful small city in Portugal. The […]

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MUNICH & KIDS: MUNICH CHRISTMAS MARKET

12/19/2015,

My family and I have just arrived from a short trip to Munich. One of the biggest attractions is the traditional Munich Christkindlmarkt (Munich Christmas Market). This Christmas Market is also known as the “Original”, as it is the oldest Christmas market in the city. The origins of this Market are reported to date back […]

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KIMCHEE RESTAURANT: AUTHENTIC KOREAN CUISINE IN LONDON

12/03/2015,

After some Christmas shopping in London, I enjoyed an amazing Korean full dining experience at Kimchee restaurant, right in the heart of London and just a few minutes walking from Covent Garden. I strongly recommend Kimchee restaurant if you want to enjoy a unique taste of Korea with your family in London. You can experience […]

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LA RAPOSERA: A FAMILY-FRIENDLY BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN ASTURIAS

11/19/2015,

Last summer we spent some days at La Raposera, a beautiful hotel in Caravia (east Asturias), and I can highly recommend it. It is an old “Indianos” villa nicely renovated, and impeccably furnished. Inés, the owner, could not be more friendly  and she did an amazing job decorating this charming hotel. The breakfast served in […]

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BAREFOOT BOOKS STORYTELLER’S CAFÉ IN OXFORD

11/11/2015,

The Oxford Studio is a friendly, inviting place to meet friends, find books and educational games around the world, enjoy all kinds of workshops and hold magical birthday parties. It’s a place where children are free to read, play and experiment, while parents and carers can unwind over a lazy breakfast, light lunch or simply […]

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POP-UP NEW YORK: 3D TOUR FOR CHILDREN

10/09/2015,

Today we continue our serie of travel books for children, and from Paris we head to New York, in a 3D tour of the Big Apple! Pop-up New York is a wonderful  travel book (ages 5+)  written and illustrated by Jennie Maizels. She studied illustration at the Central St. Martin’s School of Art and Design, […]

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ASIA GARDENS: HOTEL & THAI SPA

09/29/2015,

Ever imagine stumbling upon a Thai-infused resort without leaving Europe? Meet Barceló Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa , an inspired concept that works like a dream in the popular Costa Blanca (Alicante), with a microclimate setting wall year round. Set in the foothills of Sierra Courtina, it is just a 25 minutes’ drive from […]

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LONDON WITH KIDS: COVENT GARDEN’S BALLOON INSTALLATION

09/22/2015,

My kids love balloon games.  A humble party balloon is a cheap and cheerful way to keep them occupied for hours. Both kids and adults will love this amazing Art Installation of 100.000 white ballons by French artists Charles Pétillon at the 19th Century Market Building of Covent Garden. If you live in London, or […]

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GUINCHO BEACH WITH KIDS: SURF, FOOD & SUNSET

09/13/2015,

Praia do Guincho is a very popular Atlantic beach, just a few km from the town of Cascais and just 25 minutes by car from Lisbon. It is a famous Portuguese beach as it has been one of the locations for the windsurfing world cup in the past, it has been featured On her Majesty […]

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PARIS, UP, UP AND AWAY

09/01/2015,

There is something so special in receiving a book that will be published in a few weeks … it is such a privilege! And today I am thrilled to share with you this amazing gift: Paris, Up, Up and Away is a beautifully crafted tribute to  Paris. This hardcover book, illustrated by Hélène Druvert and […]

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HELSINKI FOR KIDS: NEW ILLUSTRATED MAP

08/19/2015,

Visit Helsinki has just released a great new illustrated map for families that plan to travel to this beautiful city with their children. This new map makes it easy for families to plan their stay, following in the footsteps of Helppi- Helsinki’s fun family mascot- as he shows the way to the city’s attractions, restaurants, […]

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BAKFIETS: BICYCLES MADE IN HOLLAND

08/14/2015,

Amsterdam is considered the most bicycle-friendly capital city in the world. It seems there are about 1 million bicycles in the city, and all around Amsterdam you can find all kinds of facilities for riding your bicycle: bike paths, bike racks, bike rentals…   On our last trip to Amsterdam we were fascinated by those […]

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DENVER ART MUSEUM: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

08/11/2015,

We have spoken previously about the power of Arts to transform lives and stimulate multicultural understanding. Today we would like to feature the Denver Art Museum (DAM) , an art museum located in the Civic Center of Denver, Colorado,  recognized internationally for its educational programs and unique manner of interacting with visitors. The Museum is […]

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HYATT LAKE TAHOE: A NEVADA FAMILY RESORT

08/10/2015,

I love travelling with my family, and it is not always easy to find great family hotels or resorts where kids are “ welcomed“. This month of August we will be featuring and reviewing some great family resort  from all over the world, to help you prepare your next holidays. We have already presented some […]

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MALDIVES WITH KIDS: PER AQUUM NIYAMA RESORT

08/04/2015,

The  Per Aquum Niyama Resort is considered one of the most friendly resorts in The Maldives, an exclusive archipielago paradise in the Indian Ocean, and offers all kinds of facilities for families with children. Their  brand new Children’s Club catering to children (from 12 months to 12 years) is run by fully qualified childcare professionals […]

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LLAO LLAO RESORT: FAMILY OASIS IN PATAGONIA

07/30/2015,

World Kids is pleased to feature today Llao Llao, one of the best family resorts in Argentina. Llao Llao is located on one of the lower mountains within the Nahuel Huapi National Park – Argentine Patagonia – between the Nahuel Huapi and Moreno lakes, and framed by Mt. López, Mt. Capilla & Mt. Tronador.   […]

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TRAVELLING TO LAOS: THE ELEPHANT CONSERVATION CENTER

07/27/2015,

If you have the opportunity to travel with your family to Laos, the Elephant Conservation Center offers a unique experience to visitors wishing to contribute towards the protection of the Asian Elephant. This family friendly center was launched in 2011 and welcomes visitors from all ages.  It is managed by a team of elephant specialists […]

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