Jules Stephan

Jules Stephan

Jules is passionate about travelling, people and their stories! She believes it's always the right time for banana milkshakes, that armchair travel through others blogs is a daily necessity and that baking equals meditation. She blogs about her family travels on www.shadesofcourage.com

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Jules Stephan

The A to Z of Family Travel Hacking

We have all heard about the families who travel around the world and claim that their entire 2 week trip to Asia has cost them less than your weekly grocery shopping run. And you, like me, probably wonder how that is even possible. Where do they find these great deals? How can they can afford

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Jules Stephan

Christmas Wonderland -German Christmas Markets

If you visit Europe in December, there is one thing that needs to be on your to-do list; you need to visit a Christmas Market! A 719-year-old tradition The tradition of hosting Christmas Markets hails from the German speaking regions of Europe. It seems the first “December market” was recorded in Vienna Austria as far

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Jules Stephan

Traveling With Food Allergies – 10 Tips For Families

What is the Thai word for peanut? Can I fly with my child’s meds? How do I minimize the risk of an allergic reaction while on a flight? These are just some of the daunting questions that parents may face when traveling with a child who has food allergies. Traveling is a lifestyle for Cyndi

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Discover Germany, One Fairy Tale At A Time

When our son was born one of the first presents he got was a compilation with all the famous brother Grimm fairy tales- Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Hansel & Gretel, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood & co.  The brother Grimm’s are probably the most famous storytellers of all time, their stories have been translated into

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Adventures Of A Globetrotting Mom And Daughter

Hands up if you have day dreamed about leaving your 9-to-5 lifestyle behind and hitting the road! Reading through the questions on the BebeVoyage group, we know that many of you dream about an around the world trip or an extended family sabbatical.  Meet Emmie & Evie, the Australian mom & daughter duo behind www.mumpacktravel.com

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BeBe Voyage Family Travel Linkup #9

Welcome to the Bébé Voyage Family Travel Linkup! Our favorite post from last week was about a family adventure in Northern California; Ashley and her family visited charming cities such as San Francisco, explored the amazing Calavera Big Tree State Park and as usual Ashley has managed to take some beautiful pictures along the way.

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How to be a Tourist in Your Own City

This post contains affiliate links.  Some weeks ago, an old friend of mine came to visit me, I asked him if there was anything in particular he wanted to see in The Hague, the place I currently call home. I was already dreading a visit to the local world-famous painting that is a must see

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BeBe Voyage Family Travel Linkup #7

Welcome to the Bébé Voyage Family Travel Linkup! Our favorite post from last week was about  the beautiful Chateau de Chantilly – a truly magical palace only an hour away from Paris. While Versailles draws the big crowds of tourists, Chateau de Chantilly is in fact often referred to as “one of the finest jewels

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