There’s no place like home… away from home

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. 

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Rio de Janeiro!


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

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Isabelle Demenge : a new way for children to experience travel

leap and hop

Leap and Hop is a series of travel books for children written by Isabelle Demenge and illustrated by Emilie Sarnel. A wonderful way for kids to be conscious travellers, to absorb facts and history about the countries they visit, in an interactive,  playful way.  

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Family trip to Lithuania


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

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Dubai and the desert with kids

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.

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Skull love from Lahsa, Tibet

Skull - Tibet - Bozaround for Pirouette

Hi! This is Vanessa, from the family travel blog BozAround. Florence so kindly invited me to be a contributor on Pirouette. I’ll be sharing my travel notes, what inspires me from around the world, where we’re dreaming to take our children next.

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Family travel : exploring Galicia

Pirouette Blog Galicia

When we decided to take a family road trip to Galicia, I naturally emailed the author of the blog Lila and Cloe, who lives in Vigo. Arantxa guides us though this beautiful wild region of Spain. Viva Galicia!

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Store Opening : Goat Milk, New York

Goat Milk store NYC

New in New York, to mark in your must-visit list : a store fully dedicated to the children organic underwear brand Goat Milk, one of Pirouette’s favourite labels.

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Family Adventure in China

Family Adventure in China

When Sophie Roell, her husband Charlie and their three children moved to China, they decided to make the most of their stay. Every time there’s a holiday they try to go on a trip, taking the kids with them. Sophie documents their wonderful adventures in her blog . Here on Pirouette, she shares tips about the best places to visit, as well as great feedback on how to plan for wild adventures en famille.

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Kid&Coe – Amazing Family Friendly Rentals

Kid & Coe

We were dreaming about it, Kid & Coe made it : a beautifully designed website offering  family friendly places to rent around the world. The selected properties are child-friendly and come with a guide of what to do – where to eat – what to see in the area, compiled by the families who own the properties. Interview with Zoie Kingsbery Coe founder of Kid & Coe.

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Photographer Katrina Tang : about Oeuf and about Estonia

Oeuf Clothier NYC

If I would have to summarise Oeuf, I would call it “the brand that always surprises us“. Oeuf quickly grew from offering just a crib to a whole lifestyle brand that respects the planet, understands the essence of childhood and always brings new and fun ideas. We love their latest collaboration with a young photographer from Estonia, Katrina Tang.

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Nonchalant Mom Holidays

Fourth and last part of this Summer Holiday Stories, that took us to lots of different places and landscapes, from Washington State to Fiji Island, through Mallorca, Corsica,Morocco, etc. Today with Jess Brown, Lila & Tom, Nonchalant mom,  Lmnop and Les Petits Chapelais we explore, Lake Tahoe, Navarra, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Bali (again!) and Bretagne.  

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