Travel to the town of Weesp in the Netherlands and you can find a gated village called Hogeweyk. The village is making history as one of the top care facilities for people suffering with dementia.
Hogeweyk’s progressive practices have caught the world’s attention. The village staff consists of all doctors, nurses, and specialists providing 24-hour care in some of the most unusual ways.
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Dear Waves for Water,
What a blessed thing happened when Jack Rose came in a world-wind
trip to Ethiopia and Heartland. No idle tourist is he, not a beat or
step in any direction except one, the bringing of, … Keep Reading!!!
Heather and I had three days to acclimate to the 9 hour time change and we decided to spend that time in Cape Town.
After roughly 3 solid hours of radiant sunshine, the clouds took over and we quickly realized we left the start of a beautiful California Summer for a drizzly African winter. Or as Heather put it, she left the Bay Area for the San Francisco of the southern … Keep Reading!!!
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I love to travel. Who doesn’t?
Many of us try and take any opportunity we see to pack up and go.
Because flying is awesome.
And staying at hotels makes you feel fancy.
But most of all, when you visit locations outside of your comfort zone, … Keep Reading!!!
Madrid’s Museo el Prado currently have an exhibit called “Touching the Prado”. Geared towards the visually impaired, the exhibit includes 3D printings of some of the world’s most famous works of art by artists like Velázquez, Goya and Da Vinci.
The museum has also included texts in Braille, audio guides (which now includes detailed descriptions of 53 works of art in their permanent collection) and glasses for fully sighted visitors to help them experience what it is like … Keep Reading!!!
Traditionally, playgrounds are for kids. I’m sure most of us have mused about needing adult playgrounds at one time or another. Good news! They exist!! Spain has been building them for a while now for their aging senior population, and now they are starting to pop up in the US as well.
Sarah Pinsky, of KaBOOM! explains some … Keep Reading!!!
Thailand is the dream destination for many, with azure seas and golden stretches of sand, the beaches are postcard perfect. It is easy to see why, if you’re a family with children, you think Thailand is off limits for your next family holiday . No matter how well behaved your little ones are, even the most patient children are going to get bored on a long haul flight, so if you’ve just booked your flights to Thailand or any other … Keep Reading!!!
Hey everyone! Recently we did a Periscope and mentioned our new love for SanDisk iXpand flash drive for our iPhones, especially for scopers trying to save their past scopes on their phone. The scope received such positive feedback that SanDisk invited us out to launch their first scope, which also featured the iXpand flash drive. The full scope was so successful we decided to explain in a little more detail on here what the iXpand flash drive is and how … Keep Reading!!!
Our family loves to travel, but there is no physical way we can take our children to all of the wonderful countries in the world to learn about their culture, food and people. That is why we started doing a monthly country study as part of our homeschooling program. This has proven to be our children’s favorite lessons throughout the month and, of course, their favorite part of the study is often when we try authentic native cuisine from the … Keep Reading!!!
For all of you travelers out there, you know that visiting the Mediterranean has so much to offer in terms of history, beauty and memories. Anyone looking for a European holiday packed with exciting culinary delights should visit Dubrovnik, Croatia this year where fresh Mediterranean seafood is always on the menu. Being right on the coast of the stunning Adriatic, Dubrovnik is an absolute haven for seafood lovers. Here is our pick of the 3 best places to eat seafood … Keep Reading!!!
May kicks off road trip season for our family and many others. Schools are about to let out for the summer and the weather is starting to get warm and stay warm across the country. Since it is Mother’s Day, we start out from So Cal and drive up to the Bay Area to visit family. However, it wasn’t too long ago that I was making this trip with my own parents and doing the exact trip in reverse with … Keep Reading!!!
Precious few have heard of it, fewer still know where it is and you’ll be forgiven for not knowing its 7,000 years of fascinating history. That makes the visitors who do reach this stunning archipelago some 60 miles south of Sicily extremely lucky. For despite stiff competition on the beauty stakes from many other Mediterranean islands (and there are quite a few), none blend that unique beauty with such character, style and intrigue.