Luxe Camping

This is one of the Dutch family traditions I don’t want to miss out on, our May weekend camping in Vianden, a location loved and reminisced over by many generations of the Dutch side of the family. And as this is our second year (with learning experience gained in the first!) we headed out fully … Continue reading

Day 136 – The International contest of Caricature and Cartoon, Vianden 2011

Lots of exciting stuff goes on in the seemingly sleepy town of Vianden.  We loved the theme (Capitalism), and the animation of the Caricature and Cartoon Festival which was displayed in the castle during our trip. There is also a small Victor Hugo museum in the town, and the Music festival in August sounds like … Continue reading

Day 135 – the Digital Detox weekend, part 2…..

Ok, I gave in and looked at my iphone on Sunday for my equivalent of the daily post, but only to check on the sms (and surely that doesn’t count as everyone lives with those on a daily basis!). Life had been going on (just as I’d imagined), in Surburbia…… Jules was having a successful … Continue reading

Day 134 – the Digital Detox weekend, part 1……

It started with a slight hiccup.  We headed off for a quick Moroccan meal at KifKif (as you never know what might be available in the back of beyond!) before leaving Brussels, and therefore underestimated the drive (and it’s timing) to Luxembourg.  Actually we had no idea that the route was (via our beloved TomTom) … Continue reading