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Salzburg Summer Toboggan Run

One of the highlights of our summer road trip around Germany and Austria was packing in as many summer toboggan runs as we could. Keltenblitz is located just outside of the city making it an attractive option for anyone wanting to try out these amazing rides. Keltenblitz is a 2.2km alpine coaster run. Alpine coasters sit […]

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Weekend Wonders in Spokane

Spokane’s Native American heritage, riverfront treats and proximity to outdoor adventures makes it an excellent destination for families. Home to about 200,000 people, it’s got everything you’d need and more. The tight downtown core makes most destinations walkable – and the regional parks are a quick drive. Visitors flying into Spokane airport (GEG) will marvel […]

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Fountains of Salzburg

Our visit to Salzburg was HOT. It was July and the heat was absolutely unrelenting. Luckily, Salzburg has plenty of fountains which are perfect for beating the heat with kids.  Hellbrunn Trick Fountains  You are sure to get wet on this tour of the trick fountains of Hellbrunn Palace.  It’s a great tour and worthy […]

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Salzburg Cable Car

This post contains affiliate links.  We headed to Salzburg specifically for the Sound of Music tour, but ended up enjoying some of the city’s other offerings including the Salzburg Cable Car. Salzburg’s Untersberg cable car is included with the Salzburg Card, so we opted to take a ride to the top of the mountain for […]

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Visiting Salzburg: Schloss Hellbrunn

Tips and Tricks for bringing the kids along to Schloss Hellburnn & the Trick Fountain Tour As palaces go, Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg packs an unexpected punch in terms of attractions. Visiting Schloss Hellbrunn can easily eat up a day of your Salzburg itinerary. We enjoyed strolling the grounds, visiting the castle museum, taking the […]

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Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is often called Cinderella’s Castle. Neuschwanstein is surely one of the most beautiful castles I’ve seen, however we had to fight the crowds to get these stunning views. Our summer visit was ill timed, but the only time we were going to be in the area. We opted for a quick pop in […]

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Swimming in Innsbruck Among the Mountains

Swimming in Innsbruck at Waldschwimmbad is the perfect way to take in amazing views, experience This post on Swimming in Innsbruck contains affiliate links.  Europe’s heat wave was beating down on us so we jumped at the opportunity to take a dip in one of Innsbruck, Austria’s open air mountain pools. We love mixing in […]

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Volvo Museum

A visit to the Volvo Museum in Gothenburg, Sweden is a must for lovers of cars and aesthetics.  I’ve had the opportunity to visit several car museums. Although I’m not a car enthusiast I always have a great time. The Gothenburg Volvo Museum was no exception. Volvo’s sleek lines and plethora of cars are sure […]

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