Readers view – family meals in Europe

We travelled through Europe for 5 weeks

  • staying in apartments and self-catering.
  • we tried to learn to say ‘egg and nut allergy’ in each of the languages with varying success.
  • Google translate is handy to print out allergies and add pictures.
  • we looked up supermarkets close to each of the apartments on Google maps before we left, which helped with ease of supplies when we arrived.
  • As far as choosing where to eat out when we did, it was a combination of exploring the local neighbourhood and using Lonely Planet suggestions – sometimes good, sometimes terrible – what is a great venue for a 20 something y.o. backpacker is not necessarily such a great spot for a family meal! Lol.


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