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Family Travel in Europe: Amanda Jane Jones

Amanda Jane Jones is an amazingly talented graphic designer, art director, and wonderful mother. Her love for timeless style made her the obvious choice for establishing our visual identity. It was such a pleasure to collaborate with Amanda while she designed Over The Ocean’s website last year. We’ve continued to...

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Best Beaches in Europe: East Portugal

One of the last unspoilt coastal zones in Europe is the Natural Park Ria Formosa which was established as a ‘Nature Reserve’ with UNESCO protected status nearly 30 years ago. It is actually a lagoon system with long barrier islands located a few hundred metres of the actual coast. The beaches of these islands are unspoilt, sandy and...

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Travel Tip: Portugal East Algarve

Tavira Santa Maria Do Castelo

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I am Birgit, the founder of Over The Ocean. Here I blog about family life in Europe, Europeans abroad and the little differences in lifestyle. Together with my muses we share travel tips, family traditions and recipes, all kinds of inspirational finds and our personal photo albums.

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