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BOOK: Lola’s Fandango

By Anna Witte Illustrated by Micha Archer Narrated by the Amador family

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11. RO: Sinaia to Bucharest

For several years now it just happens we are in the same place at the same time… Peleș Castle… Concursul de Eleganţă Sinaia! While the auto show is not a surprise anymore it is always enjoyable, and since we visited … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart

Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart / Jack et la mécanique du coeur by Mathias Malzieu & Stéphane Berla Edinburgh, 1874. Jack is born on the coldest day the world has ever seen and his heart remains frozen. Doctor Madeleine saves … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Directed by Luc Besson Based on the acclaimed historical fantasy books by Jacques Tardi The year is 1912. A 136 million-year old pterodactyl egg;housed on a shelf in the Natural History Museum;has mysteriously hatched;unleashing … Continue reading

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ANNIVERSARY: Louis de Funès

February was the French movie month for cinechefs, so we’ve watched quite a few French family movies. Naturally, we couldn’t ignore Louis de Funès, and so it was to our surprise that this year marks his birthday centennial, time to … Continue reading

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BOOK: Butterflies on Carmen Street

Butterflies on Carmen Street/ Mariposas en la calle Carmen by Monica Brown Today is the day Julianita and her friends have been waiting for–they’re going to learn about monarch butterflies.

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ITINERARY: South California

0. The long night drive to Disneyland… Fri, 6/14/2013 – Fun Day 🙂 Disney California Adventure Park #1 ATTRACTION: Cars Land! Sat, 6/15/2013 – Second Day Disneyland – Adventureland: Indiana Jones Revenge! Arrive at San Diego. Relax at the Shores🙂 … Continue reading

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BILINGUAL BOOK: The Mouse Bride

The Mouse Bride (English-Spanish Edition) From Chinese New Year to Spanish books, who would have thought 🙂

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FILM: A Cat in Paris

We finally watched A Cat in Paris streaming on Netflix. Great animation and charming suspense family movie!

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VIENNA: Coffee Houses

Viennese coffee house culture listed as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage Coffee houses are a veritable institution in the Austrian capital Vienna – and are now officially recognized as such after being added to UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list. One of … Continue reading

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