Like thousands of other people in Barcelona on Saturday, we visited Basilica de la Sagrada Familia. The queue for tickets was very long but we wanted to see the Sagrada Familia more than any other tourist attraction in Spain, so we stuck it out.
At first sight the building took my breath away. Continue reading
Nicholas here. Almost nine months old. And, in case you’re wondering, I’m loving it here in France. I could easily get used to this lifestyle thank you very much. Give me a few months and I’ll be right at home here, babbling away in French, wearing the local get-up, and you’d never know I was a Kiwi.
Dressed like a French flag – what?!
Nicholas is delighted to be home from an overnight trip to Andorra.
Quillan is a fantastic town, not the least because of the investment the region appears to make in services and infrastructure, despite (or perhaps because of) the economic downturn. There is an impressive programme of events for a town this size, and there has also been a region-wide investment in transport, which means the local train and bus service has not only been retained, but made accessible at a flat one euro per trip to places as far afield as Carcassonne, Perpignan and, I believe, Montpellier! Continue reading
Hi. I am Nicholas – the youngest member of my family. I am seven months old and I want to tell you what I think of our family’s travels and experiences so far. Continue reading
Practice does not make perfect when it comes to flying. No matter how many times you fly between NZ and Europe – and we’ve been fortunate to do that route many times – it does not get any easier. Continue reading
“Wow. You’re brave travelling with a baby!” Or words to that effect. I used to ‘breezily dismiss’ this immediate response to our plans to live in France with a baby in tow. Until this week.