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2019 Jul 30

¿ CONOCES ST ALBANS?

2019-10-11T09:19:20+01:00 July 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Más de 2000 años de historia a tan solo 20 minutos de la capital británica ¿Necesitas algo más para descubrirla? Una de las ciudades estrella del condado de Hertfordshire. En St. Albans encontramos un pequeño rincón de lo más british repleto de cultura, entretenimiento y gastronomía. Pero, sobre todo, lo que hallamos aquí es historia. Retrocedamos en el tiempo hasta hace dos mil años. Y es que mucho antes de que St. Albans fuera fundada por los romanos –que, por aquel entonces, se llamaba Verulamium–, la zona ya había servido de morada a antiguas poblaciones como a los celtas. Al sur [...]

2019 Jun 6

¿CONOCES WINCHESTER?

2019-10-11T09:20:07+01:00 June 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

No, no estamos hablando del rifle winchester, sino de Winchester una ciudad de apenas 40.000 habitantes del condado de Hampshire (en el sur de Inglaterra), que llegó a ser capital del importante reino de Wessex, con siglos de historia,  pues fue la antigua capital de Inglaterra y la sede del Rey Alfred the Great,  hasta que Londres le quitó el puesto tras sufrir un incendio en el siglo XII. Winchester es considerada como una de las ciudades inglesas más típicas. La histórica catedral gótica más larga de Europa, donde se encuentra la famosa Mesa Redonda del Rey Arturo. Sí, has leído [...]

2019 May 30

JARDINES JAPONESES EN LONDRES

2019-10-11T09:21:35+01:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

¡Sí, si es posible! Dentro del Real Jardín Botánico de Kew (en inglés Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), también llamado Jardines de Kew (Kew Gardens), podremos viajar a Japón. Dentro de este inmenso jardín botánico con invernaderos, de 120 hectáreas de superficie, que se encuentra entre Richmond upon Thames y Kew, en el sudoeste de Londres, Inglaterra. Se trata de uno de los únicos jardines botánicos del mundo declarado Patrimonio de la Humanidad. Esto se debe a la hermosa y grandiosa colección de plantas vivas y especímenes conservados. Cuenta con más de 60.000 tipos diferentes de plantas vivas y más de [...]

2019 Apr 9

Grand National. An extraordinary show that you cannot miss!

2019-04-09T15:47:06+01:00 April 9th, 2019|Categories: General|

The Grand National is one of the most classic events in the world of sports in the United Kingdom. It is celebrated in April. The first edition was recognized in 1839 and consisted of a cross country race. Currently, this race is held at the racecourse of Aintree, in Liverpool (United Kingdom), in the most famous horse races not only among the British, but also worldwide, and totally recommended for people who have never been to A Hippodrome to see a horse race. The National Grand is a duration of the obstacle course in which two laps are run to [...]

2018 Jan 5

IS IT GOOD TO TRAVEL WITH SMALL KIDS?

2018-04-19T13:44:15+01:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: General|

Definitely yes!  As Saint Augustine said, “the world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page”. Therefore, the best gift that parents can give to their children is to open and teach them to read the travel book as soon as possible . Family trips to another country is such an exciting experience that no family should miss it. It is an incredible experience where young children begin to expand the horyzons of their small world, as they are ready to learn from other cultures, to listen to other languages, or to try different foods, [...]

2018 Jan 4

AN INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS!, WHAT A PLAN!

2018-04-19T13:42:19+01:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: General|

Today, the concept of family travel is changing. It is nothing new that today families travel, but, do they travel to other countries ?, do families let their children to have fun in a local daycamp for a few hours?  This new way of traveling is being implemented because it is highly enriching for the whole family.    Our first choice was the English countryside  What a spectacular summer we had back in 2009!      That summer we decided to travel with some close friends and their children. We took all children to the same day camp from Monday [...]

2018 Jan 3

WITH GOFAMILING YOU WILL HAVE FRIENDS IN EVERY COUNTRY

2018-04-19T13:42:11+01:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: General|

Can you imagine? Friends everywhere!    It is wonderful to be able to give your children from an early age what students at Universty are getting with the Erasmus experience . A different language, another culture ... .., and many friends throughout Europe!. Friends that they visit on weekends or on holidays, just by taking a plane as if you take a bus!     Yes, the world is changing. It is enriching!      So, include a good notebook in your children’s backpacks because they will have to write down the addresses of their new friends and thus have them [...]

2018 Jan 2

ERASMUS FOR FAMILES; A GREAT EXPERIENCE YOU CAN NOT MISS!

2018-04-19T13:41:56+01:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: General|

Who is not looking forward to the holidays to go on a family trip and enjoy new experiences with children!  It is when you are in another country that all lived  experiences are more enriching for everyone. You will be surprised how your small children play with local children, even if they do not know the language. You will be happy to discover that you have time for you and your partner while the kids are having fun!. You will love listening to their stories!,  the new friends they have made, new games they have played, how nice the monitors [...]

2017 Dec 30

WHAT YOU CAN NEVER FORGET WHEN PACKING UP: ILLUSION

2018-04-19T13:41:45+01:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: General|

The adventure to a new and fun place starts!  Are you ready to pack your bags?     In your bag you will carry clothes, toothbrush, caps and shoes among other things but do not forget ¡the most important ingredient” ILLUSION!    When our families start thinking about their #ErasmusForFamilies they include tons of ILLUSION. And it is MAGIC: no matter how much illusion you bring with you, it fits in any place and the luggage does not weigh more!. The more illusion you bring the easier everything turns!     Just remember when you were a child…Did not illusion help you [...]

2017 Dec 15

GOFAMILING TELLS YOU THE NEW WAY TO GO ON HOLIDAYS

2018-04-19T13:40:23+01:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: General|

We are just born but we already have a lot to tell! Yes, we have just been born “on line", but it is already a few years that we exist “off line” where many families have counted on us to experience their first family holidays abroad! Families of all types and from different areas in Spain who wanted to experience “the international vision” with their children at a very early age.  In Gofamiling we believe in this “Ideal formula” of family vacations that we call "Erasmus for Families": To travel all together to discover another culture, while you take [...]