Venue Review: Steppentierpark

Tucked away near to one of the most beautiful places you can visit in Austria (Burgenland) is this small but cute zoo called Steppentierpark It’s actually more of a petting/feeding farm. If you go with two adults classed as a “family” (x2 adults + x2 children) the entry price is 23 euros. You can then […] Read more…

Fun Find: Best Souvenir Shop in Vienna

If you come to Vienna, chances are someone is going to tell you that you absolutely must go to Figlmüller to try their 100 + year old famous schnitzel! And chances are you are going to do it because…it’s THAT good and actually you can’t come to Austria and NOT try a schnitzel! So while […] Read more…

Fun Find: Bärenland!

This has to be my favorite candy shop in Vienna. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of really special and very old chocolate shops (I will share them with you in the coming weeks). But in terms of soft, chewy gummies this is THE spot! I also like that they sell cute tins […] Read more…

Fun Find: Vintage Photo Booth

The best 3 euros you can spend in Vienna! Who doesn’t love an analog picture with a snazzy vintage look? I do! This photo booth takes you back in time. Every so often I take the children down to MQ for a quick black and white photo strip to add to our ever-growing collection. I […] Read more…

Review: Big Bus Tour Vienna

No matter where I travel to in the world I always enjoy doing a ‘Big Bus’ tour. It’s a great way to pack in some key points and snippets of history in a short period of time. Weather permitting, it’s also quite fun to sit up top! Prime viewpoint of the city with a bit […] Read more…

Softest Skin EVER!

Since moving to a colder climate I suffer greatly from dry skin. When I was in Dubai last month I picked up a jar of olive soap. While I was roaming the beauty aisles I spotted a jar of this green goodness! I quickly remembered once when I went for a Moroccan bath the lady […] Read more…

Venue Review: Bricks 4 Kidz 5th Birthday Party

LEGO obsessed Nate wanted nothing more than a LEGO/ Ninjago themed party! His wish was my command! We found Bricks 4 Kidz in Vienna and made it happen! They offer a variety of themes (Minecraft, Star Wars, pirates and more). Luckily I was able to communicate via e-mail in English with Jarmila and make the […] Read more…

Ask the Doctor: Scarlet Fever!

I’d like to call myself a ‘Scarlet Fever expert’ now after both my children have had it in the last 3 months! It is becoming a more and more common illness striking Europe (again!) Scarlet fever… yes the same illness which killed so many in the Victorian Era throughout USA and Europe… In worst cases […] Read more…

Rock Paper Scissors: DIY Fairies in a Jar

Fairy lantern jars! The perfect nightlight for any little boy or girl! Or imagine placing these outside your garden at night? To get started, you will need the following supplies: Clear glass jar (preferably without writing on it) White tissue paper Fairy silhouette cutouts (I purchased mine on Etsy but you could also cut out […] Read more…

Fun Find: Boonge Hair Clips

Who doesn’t love a good collection of hair clips? Thank you Edwina (Seashells on the Palm) for putting me in touch with your friend Boonge from Korea! If you didn’t know… I have loved hair clips (especially cute ones originating from Asia) since I was a little kid. We used to live next door to […] Read more…

Product Review: KINN Beauty & Home

*NOT a paid post. I was sent these products as a friendly gesture for an interview I took part in* I used to hear myself raising my voice in panic while cleaning the house! “NATE! Stay away! These are dangerous chemicals! DON’T touch!”. He would then ask me… “But Mommy, why are YOU touching it […] Read more…

Fun Find: Christmas Gift Hampers!

*This is NOT a paid post! I just wanted to share this great deal with you in time for the holidays!* Are you starting to get a bit panicky? Christmas is a mere 11 days away!  These gift hampers could save you some major drama and stress in your life! They make a perfect gift for […] Read more…

Fun Find: Fall Wardrobe from Children’s Place

Here are some of my (and the kiddies) top picks from the new Children’s Place fall collection! My FAV time of year! Pumpkin spiced lattes, fresh air and layers! You can shop at Children’s Place (America’s No.1 kids brand) at 9 different malls in Dubai (HERE) with more locations in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujeirah, RAK & Al Ain! Ruby […] Read more…

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