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Michelle Reid
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Day 1: 668 km – 8h30 We picked the boys up from school at midday and amazingly left on time! The car was jam packed with our clothes, christmas presents, gifts for our hosts, scooters, school bags, food…the list goes on. Note to self: on the trip round…

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I've moved!
The blog has now moved over to my new look blog on https://metheboysandourtravels.wordpress.com Come over and pay me a visit to see what's new!!

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A trial run at family travel – planning vs reality! Many of you that know us also know that we are planning a big round the world trip. We thought it might be a good idea to have a little trial run at sticking to our budget, combined with visiting some…

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  We harvested these beauties in November, that should keep us going for a few months. Now we just have to convince the boys that, despite their protestations, they really do like potatoes! Baked, roasted, mashed, chipped we love them all ways.  

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Christmas is over, but with winter well under way here in Abruzzo, snow all around us and freezing temperatures, there is nothing better in the evening than snuggling up in front of the fire with a good glass of Montepulciano and a good book. With this in…

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Abruzzo is known for its festas. Often more than one a week just in our valley from the end of May to the middle of September celebrating everything from cherries, to pigs, to artichokes. Abruzzo is also known for its bears. One of the only locations left…

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Monte Mattone and its spectacular scenery.

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This is it, the start of scratching that travel itch!

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Chocolate courgette cake - not the healthiest way to interest the kids in the garden bounty, but everyone likes a treat every now and then!

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A sneaky ski with number one son! Just love Abruzzo!
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