Smurfs and Tin Tin at the MOOF Museum – Brussels

One rainy Sunday in Brussels we found a Smurf Village! Whilst visiting the Belgian capital we were looking for an indoor activity, as it was pouring with rain. We aren’t ones to sit around all day so we started looking online. Google provided a few suggestions, one that was rather intriguing was the MOOF Museum! The what you say? That was our reaction. Located pretty much in the centre of…

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Car Mania at AutoWorld – Brussels

Now I am far from a what you would call a car fan, but the two male members of this family are huge vehicle enthusiasts! Our 5 year old son has been asking for weeks to visit Brussels large car museum. With the weather due to be rainy and pretty bleak, we decided today was the day to visit AutoWorld, Belgium’s rather impressive homage to the history of the humble…

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Happy Apartments – a perfect base for exploring Barcelona 

We are always on the look out for great family friendly accommodation. We definitely prefer to stay in apartments or aparthotels with separate living and sleeping areas. The amount of times we have had to sit in the dark trying to get our son to sleep! During our recent trip to Barcelona we chose to stay at Happy Apartments. We booked a two bedroom apartment via booking.com as we always…

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Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels

During our visit to Brussels we visited the Belgian Museum of Natural Sciences. Located in the European Quarter of Brussels. The Museum is part of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. I really wasn’t sure what to expect, but I have to say I was very impressed. Now this museum is not as big as some but I thought it was just the right size. There is nothing worse…

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A Day Trip to Tarragona – Spain

We recently visited Barcelona and the Costa Daurada, we wanted to see as much as possible so one sunny Saturday we headed down to the port city of Tarragona (around 100km from Barcelona – beware of the toll roads!). The weather hadn’t really been on our side during our trip so we took the opportunity to sightsee when it was actually sunny and not raining. Tarragona had been recommended by…

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