Europe

My Frugal Trip To Vienna, Day Six, My Day Trip to the Alps – Part 1 – Parents Article

On my sixth day in Vienna I was able to fulfill a lifelong dream of mine, and check off something from my bucket list- I visited the Alps. I think I’ve dreamed of going to the Alps since watching the Sound of Music as a kid. Though the Alps cover many countries in Europe, they don’t reach Austria itself, so I took a train to a part of the Alps called Raxalpe. This was the most expensive day of my…

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Day 1 in Bulgaria with My Family- A Day Full of Lessons – Parents Article

Today was… a day full of lessons. All sorts of lessons. About interesting things and frustrated things, and while I would love to say it was an amazing, tremendous, stupendous day, to be honest, more than anything today I felt frustration. However, out of all that frustration came lessons, and with those lessons hopefully ideas on how to improve things for the future. The lesson that started the day was about Bulgarian parking… which I must say, is quite ridiculous.Last…

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Election Fever – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Feels more like Frank Herberts Dune than Yorkshire today. We are a week away from our countries latest election. I don’t know why we bother having a vote as the media are all screaming at the public to vote for Boris Johnson. A pack of media hounds trying to rip to shreds the Opposition Leaders. Yet the hardest scrutiny Johnson has faced seems to have been how he makes a cream scone. Strangely no mention of the lies, the alleged…

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The boys are back town – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The boys are back in town. Well I hope it’s ‘The Boys’ as we might get a plague of Gerbils soon. Three is plenty. The pet shop certainly saw us coming with the line – they have always been together, such a shame to separate them. To be fair to the G Team (can’t believe someone came up with a rodent G Force before me) they are exceptionally friendly, clean and don’t eat much. When I say don’t eat much.…

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Iceland: Round the Ring Road In 6 Days – Parents Article

The Ring Road is a road circling Iceland that can be driven in 24 hrs straight.  My favorite feature of Iceland was discovering the ever shifting geology and scenery along the way. The 2 lane drive had the unhurried feel of a back country road,  rustic and untouched.   One minute we’d stumble upon glaciers and icebergs in a pond, and the next there would be volcanic rock and black sand beaches.    The serenity lulled us into such a sense of…

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