France

Imagine being a princess for a day and living in the Chateau de Versailles, outside of Paris! (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Being a Princess for a Day at the Château de Versailles

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Some of you might have a daughter who constantly insists that she’s a princess (these days, likely one from Frozen). If you’re a mother, you may appreciate being treated like a princess (or queen) from time to time as well. Old World Europe has many castles, or châteaux, where it’s possible to dream of being a princess for a day. Of course, the ultimate castle fit for any princess (past or present), would arguably have to be the Château de Versailles in France. Breathtaking castle and…

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Paris may be for lovers, but it's also for kids & families. Jardin du Luxembourg is the perfect place to spend a day punting boats or enjoying the gardens. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Paris in Spring at the Jardin du Luxembourg

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Paris may be for lovers, but it can just as fun – in a different way! – for kids too. A favourite of children and families everywhere – ourselves included – is the Jardin (Gardens) du Luxembourg, located near the historic Latin Quarter of Paris. This stunning 25 hectare park is a gorgeous green space in the heart of the city. It is lively with Parisians eating lunch and tourists resting between visits to Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sorbonne or the next stop…

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