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  • Florence with Kids – Travel Tips

    Florence Making Here Home Expat Travel

    Florence. Capital of Tuscany, cradle of the Renaissance, ‘City of Art’. It’s romantic, it’s beautiful and it’s brimming with culture. But Florence with kids? Absolutely! Florence with Kids Florence is an easy city to walk around and there are tons of places to eat which is great when you have children who are constantly hungry! Like […]

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  • S’Lovely Slovenia

    Image of Lake Bled island

    Slovenia was another last-minute holiday for us and it couldn’t have worked out better if I had planned it! The kids had two weeks off over Easter (seriously it feels like they are always on holiday…) and we wanted to make the most of it. But we just didn’t get our act together and suddenly school had […]

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  • Someone’s Wife…

    Expat Wife Gustav Klimt's The Kiss in a jigsaw puzzle

    I read an article yesterday, which talked about how Frida Kahlo was described as the  ‘Wife of Master Mural Painter’. The point of the article was that if someone as legendary as Kahlo was described in terms of being ‘someone’s wife’,  and yet went on to leave a legacy that surpassed her husband’s, then there’s […]

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  • Home for Christmas?

    Christmas tree, decorated

    Are you going home for Christmas? The longer we have lived away, the more complicated the ‘home’ question has become but, for my family, going home for Christmas means going back to parents’ house. When I lived in England, the Christmas chat would be around where you were going to have Christmas dinner – and the tensions […]