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Traveling Spain with kids is a rich and rewarding experience, and Barcelona represents one of the nation’s crowning jewels. Located along the glimmering Mediterranean, a visit to the city comes with stunning views and something for every age. Here’s what you need to know about building the perfect itinerary for Barcelona with kids.

August 23, 2022

The Perfect Itinerary for Barcelona with Kids

Madrid is known for its cosmopolitan vibe and sophisticated retail and café scenes. But there’s also no end to kid-friendly attractions. Explore urban parks, incredible art museums, and street markets where vendors offer the best in authentic local cuisine. And this is just the start when visiting Madrid with kids. Keep reading for a few of our favorite things to do in Madrid with kids.

August 9, 2022

The Best Things to Do in Madrid With Kids

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Spain is a destination steeped in groundbreaking architecture, iconic artwork, and more than a millennia-worth of history. A Spain family vacation comes with sunny weather, expansive town squares that invite people-watching, and towering cathedrals. Spanish culture places a premium on children and families, which makes visiting Spain with kids an effortless pleasure.

May 5, 2022

Spain With Kids: Must-Do Activities and Must-See Destinations

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Spain might have a king, but the kids are the ones who truly rule the country. Little ones are an intrinsic part of everyday life. And life seems to revolve around family. We lived in Madrid for four wonderful years. Yet, the cultural differences never ceased to amaze me. Especially when it comes to parenting. […]

November 11, 2016

How to Parent Like a Spaniard

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At Our Whole Village, we certainly love traveling. But we’re equally passionate about discovering other cultures through music, books, art, crafts and food. During the summer, while planning our move back to the U.S. and setting our intentions for the new school year, the girls and I talked about how we want to cook at […]

September 30, 2016

A taste of: SPAIN – Spanish Tortilla

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Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha Pahimaam Sri Ganesha Sri Ganesha Sri Ganesha Rakshamaam I never thought I’d be waking up to the sound of my four-year-old singing this (or any) mantra, but that is just what happened yesterday. “At least one of us will be zen this summer” I thought, still drowsy, but with […]

July 31, 2015

Unique Vacations: A Family Yoga Retreat

Our little family has been home in Madrid for a few days now and are fully enjoying the normality that comes with it. Sleeping in our own beds, the girls in school, slowly getting back into a rhythm at work. Coming home is always gratifying and we promised ourselves to take it easy this weekend. […]

January 11, 2015

Patones de Arriba: A Black-Slate Spanish Village

Where in the world… Fun Facts 1. The two most valuable sports franchises in the world are both Spanish: futbol (soccer) clubs Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. They are worth $3.44 billion and $3.2 billion respectively, according to Forbes. 2. When you lose a tooth, it won’t be the tooth fairy reaching under you pillow for […]

October 14, 2014

Country Spotlight: 5 Kid-Friendly Ways to Learn About Spain

The end of our two-week road trip through Portugal and Spain had us living the farm life in Spain’s north central province of Asturias. Well, actually, the real end of the trip was in La Rioja. The best part of those last few days of vacation, and the only part worth mentioning (aside from the, […]

August 13, 2014

Tales from the Road (Trip) … With Kids Part 6 (Asturias, Spain)

Spain’s northwestern-most province, Galicia with kids is a must! With amazing seafood, great wines, beautiful beaches and a strikingly beautiful coastline, there’s something for everyone. While Galicia may seem remote in relation to Spanish geography, it’s actually closer to Madrid than Maine is to New York City.  Which is to say that if you should […]

June 24, 2014

Tales from the Road (Trip) … With Kids Part 5 (Galicia, Spain)