Welcome to Learning Escapes – Little Travel Notes. My name is Marta, I am an Italian mum in Ireland. Together with my husband and kids, I love to travel the world and learn about different cultures. This blog is my way to share our adventures and family vacation ideas for fun, slow, eco-friendly family holidays. Follow us!
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Are city breaks and kids an impossible match? I don’t think so! Find here how to plan a city break with kids that will actually feel like a holiday. I love big cities. Some people thrive in nature, open spaces and natural surrounding but while I do enjoy that,...
August has been a month of local exploration for us. The Italian grandparents were visiting and their presence always motivates us to wander a little farther away than the local playground and arrange more day trips than we otherwise would. One of the latest and a...
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I usually publish my interviews with inspirational globetrotting parents once a month, but during August some of them are on trips that are so amazing it is worth following them as they happen. To make sure you don’t miss out on them, I have decided to add an...read more
Today for my ‘5 things your kids will love about… ‘ series I have the pleasure of hosting family travel blogger extraordinaire Keri. Author of Babyglobetrotters, a fantastic resource for globetrotting families, Keri is an expat mum now living in Abu...read more
July has been a month of travel for your family: our desire to make the most of the summer holiday mixed with good, last minute opportunities for trips abroad, resulted in a calendar that now counts, between short and long haul, 6 flights in 4 weeks! Jetting around...read more
And so the time has come: our holiday to San Francisco is here and all the pre-trip tasks have slowly been taken care of. We have packed, we have an itinerary, we have gone through our usual series of tricks to make flying with kids as easy as possible and we are...read more
This month, for my interview series with inspirational globetrotting parents, I am delighted to meet Natalie, the author of family travel blog ‘The Educational Tourist’. I first noticed Natalie’s writing because of her title: as you know, I believe...read more
It is no secret that I am in love with Tuscany. Its cities, its beautiful coastline, its people, all conjure to make this beautiful land my favourite bit of Italy and this is before I even mention its wineries and romantic rolling hills that make Tuscany appear in...read more