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A visit to the Nerja Donkey Sanctuary on the Costa del Sol, Spain

A visit to the Nerja Donkey Sanctuary on the Costa del Sol, Spain

  They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, so I figured this month would be the perfect time to look back on some of our family’s animal encounters during travel that I haven’t yet covered in this blog (there are many!). Watch for more fun animal discoveries…

Tips for visiting the Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces at Granada, Spain with young children

Tips for visiting the Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces at Granada, Spain with young children

The Alhambra at Granada is a vast UNESCO World Heritage Site that showcases14th century Moorish architecture, stunning gardens with elaborate water features flowing throughout, and the Palace of Charles V built at the site in the 16th century. As you can imagine there is no shortage of beautiful things to see–and a lot of ground…

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Exploring the Nerja Caves in southern Spain

As if Spain’s small town of Nerja weren’t pleasant enough for a family getaway—with its pedestrian-friendly quarters, Andalusian character, and great Mediterranean beaches—it also happens to be home to what many call the most spectacular caves in Europe. At 5 km long (just over 3 miles), it is a vast complex of enormous rooms and stalactite-studded…

Argentina’s tradition of Three Kings… and their thirsty camels

Argentina’s tradition of Three Kings… and their thirsty camels

Today, I invite you on a virtual visit to  Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the children anxiously await the arrival of the Three Kings … and their camels. Argentine native, Alejandra Vicco, first shared this Central and South American tradition with us in December 2011, when she was proprietor of Bebeba Baby Equipment Rentals in Buenos…