Five cities, four weeks, three countries, two kids and one modest budget. This summer, my two children (ages 12 and six) and I embarked on a month-long European holiday.
As with many travel adventures, our goal was simple: to experience as much as possible while spending as little as possible.
Since my girls and I were travelling alone for the first two weeks (my husband joined us later), the key to ensuring a fun, smooth trip was organization. (Wandering the city looking for a place to stay may be palatable when backpacking alone or with friends, but not with two exhausted children