Things To Do in St. Augustine, Florida With Kids

On scrolling through my Instagram feed a friend remarked ‘only you could arrive in Florida and start sightseeing rather than get straight to a theme park’.  I totally understand. When you think Florida, the first thing that springs to mind is Disney and beaches. However the city of St. Augustine is well worth the few hours drive North of Orlando.

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Getting to Florida From Hong Kong

The Sunshine State of Florida sits at a whopping 14,000+ km from Hong Kong.  Not your natural choice for a two-week break from the Far East due to the crazy distance but we were determined to embark on the Disneyworld pilgrimage.  Unsurprisingly there’s no direct Hong Kong to Orlando flight.  We had a few options depending on the airline and where possible try to pick the Asian carriers over those delightful US airlines.  

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Wisconsin Roadtrip: A Night In Sheboygan

The final leg of our Wisconsin roadtrip had us head south from the beautiful Door County towards Sheboygan and then finally Chicago O’Hare.  Enroute from Door County we indulged in a spot of ‘dark tourism’, stopping off briefly in Manitowoc to see the County Jail & Courthouse.  This won’t mean anything to you unless you’ve watched the documentary ‘Making A Murderer’ which follows events in the area.

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Door County – The Majestic Cape Cod Of The Midwest

Have you ever visited somewhere on a roadtrip and marvelled just how perfect it was, exactly what you had been searching for in your months of preparation. When I was first planning our Wisconsin roadtrip, so many people suggested the Door County region, which lies on a 70 mile long peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan.

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Wisconsin Roadtrip: Cheeseheads in Green Bay

After a whirlwind of a time in the wonder that is the Wisconsin Dells, we headed north to Green Bay. Enroute there are several places worthy of stopping.  One is the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah (free but closed on Mondays).  The other is in the town of OshKosh.  Not a museum devoted to dungarees but the EAA AirVenture Museum, which has a collection of more than 200 historic airplanes.  

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