We were invited this year to attend my cousin’s daughter’s confirmation. They live in Stavanger, Norway. As we packed our bags to go, excited to go to a new country and city, and the improbability of the Iraqi/ Cuban non conformist cocktail that my cousin was mixing in Norway.
When you travel as a family you need to work things out on the go. You can involve the kids with working things out, finding the best route, navigating rail and tube maps and timetables. Learning these essential life skills early on is hugely beneficial for kids and they build the confidence they need to use them independently.