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Going On A Humanitarian Trip With Children

September 20, 2016
Adventure Aid UK

Want to raise socially conscious children, and take part in a family humanitarian trip? For children who live a privileged Western/urban life, participating in this kind of adventure is a chance to play a role in helping others, while at the same time expanding their worldview. A wonderful way, in other words, for them to experience classes in the school of life. Continue Reading

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Have you ever visited Porto?

September 8, 2015
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Portugal is a very special country, kind of stuck in the past in some places, with great sun&light, excellent food, really nice people. Located in the North of the country, Porto is a wonderful city to visit with children. Pirouette gives you a guided tour… Continue Reading

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There’s no place like home… away from home

March 14, 2015
Wisconsin ID499 (Art director, Digital artist)

Traveling with kids can be a challenge. Location, season, amenities all come into play. Of course there’s also the kids’ age to consider. There are the ‘family friendly’ hotel options out there, which can be hit and miss. What could be better than staying at home… away from home? Enter Behomm, a house swap portal for design professionals.  Continue Reading

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Rio de Janeiro!

December 10, 2014

Modern Rio, Vintage Rio, Decadent Rio. Rio is such a rich and beautiful city (the most beautiful, it is often said). It’s a proper 3D city, with as much going on vertically as horizontally. And it’s both extremely urban, and extremely green all at once, with one of the largest urban tropical forests Continue Reading

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Family trip to Lithuania

June 27, 2014

Lithuania is known for its unspoiled environment, charming cities, beautiful nature and friendly people. With cool temperatures, it is a great destination for a weekend getaway during the summer months. It is also a place where lots of international brands produce their garments Continue Reading

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Dubai and the desert with kids

February 18, 2014
Dubai and the desert with kids- Pirouette blog

A few years ago, we did a stop in Dubai, on our way to Sri Lanka. Against our expectations, we loved everything about it. Co-owner of the concept store Comptoir 102 and mother of 3, Emmanuelle Sawko shares the latest tips about the city of Dubai, the desert and nearby cool destinations. Continue Reading