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Family of 5 in Paris for 106 Euros Per Person Per Day

Family of 5 in Paris for 106 Euros Per Person Per Day

My family of 5 went to Paris in June of 2012. We are 2 adults (hubby and me), and three teenage boys: 17, 13, 13 (twins). We travel frugal-ish. We stay in nice but budget-friendly hotels, and we eat at restaurants that offer good food at a reasonable price. We use public transportation, and we […]

Map Your Family Travel Dining Plans

I’ve completely rethought my travel planning in regards to eating out. I am a planner by nature — I like to research multiple books and internet resources, make lists, interview my kids and hubby for opinions, then develop a daily itinerary. For our prior trips, the process included printing out a Google street map of […]

Nice, France Apartment Hotel for Family of 5

Nice, France Apartment Hotel for Family of 5

Photo is of the Promenade des Anglais, Nice, French Riviera. A budget hotel located in Nice, France, Nice Fleurs‘ rooms are apartments with kitchens and weekly cleaning, though there is no minimum reservation length. The one-bedroom can sleep 5 and the two-bedroom can sleep 6. The Promenade des Anglais and the beach are within walking […]

Nice, France: The Riviera for a Family of Five

Ahhh the Riviera. Palm trees swaying; a walk along the Promenade des Anglais; cafe au lait at a side walk table. It’s all good. We have had an unseasonable cold snap here in Seattle followed by hail, sunshine, light rain, heavy rain, light rain, you get the picture. I started remembering a lovely vacation I […]

Paris Dining with Kids – Skip the Fast Food

We all know that Paris is for romantics. My own honeymoon trip included 4 nights there. But there are many, many resources that describe, guide, and recommend travel to Paris for families. The harder part of family vacation planning for me is the dining. And it would be especially daunting in Paris, where I’d be […]

Paris with Kids – Things to Do

The following links to websites and blogs showcase what you can do and see in Paris with kids. Many of the suggestions are FREE! For fantastic photos, humorous writing, or just valuable information to know before you go, check them out! 10 Best Free (Or Almost Free) Paris Summer Events, on Fodor’s by Rachel Klein.This […]

Tube, U-Bahn, Subway – Family Travel Safety

Notice the logo used for this blog and our website, sleeps5.com. The image is of a family of ducks on their way. Even before Holly and I constructed our website we consistently utilized a duckling analogy to describe the image of traversing busy sidewalks in big cities with 3 children. You know – the mama […]

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