One of the best places to take your kids in Dublin is the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. The treasures displayed by this free museum are interesting and educational, and some are so eye-popping that your kids won’t ever forget it! Read my new review today!
Have you heard about the Easter Rising that occurred in Ireland in 1916? Read my new post today about the pivotal site in this battle, the GPO Witness History Museum in Dublin! It is a moving and important site to visit while in Ireland.
Dublin is a fun and easy-to-navigate place to take your kids when you want to see a large European city but don't want to deal with hordes of tourists that descend upon Paris, Rome, and London. It is a great way to get the European feel with all of the Irish friendliness! The city itself … Continue reading Dublin (Ireland)
While Alcatraz may be America’s most notorious former prison, Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin is Ireland’s most evocative and meaningful former prison. We recently toured it on our way out of Dublin to the Ireland countryside, and it was easily the most impactful historical site that we saw during our whole trip. Read my new post today to see why you should add this tour to your itinerary while in Dublin!
A visit to the Eternal City is a wonderful way to introduce your children to the beautiful and chaotic life of Italy. Rome is full of amazing historical sites, going back to ancient times, and is where your children can walk in the footsteps of Julius Caesar or a gladiator. It can be a bit … Continue reading Rome
Colosseum info Palatine Hill/Forum info Seeing the sites of Ancient Rome is one of the must-do items for any trip to Italy. You and your children can walk on the actual stones where Julius Caesar walked or through the gate at the Colosseum where gladiators ran into life-or-death battles. It is truly an amazing … Continue reading Ancient Rome: Colosseum, The Forum, and Palatine Hill (Rome)
http://pompeiisites.org/en/ The city of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79AD, is a fascinating place to take your kids. Not only is it historically significant, the personal stories of the event are so fantastical and amazing that even the smallest child is intrigued. Pompeii is an easy day trip from Rome … Continue reading Pompeii (Italy)