Tag: Trip Report

Salzburg Cable Car

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 

Visiting Salzburg: Schloss Hellbrunn

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 

Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle

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 

Swimming in Innsbruck Among the Mountains

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 

Mercedes-Benz Museum with Kids

Mercedes-Benz Museum with Kids

A stop in Stuttgart wouldn’t be complete without seeing some of the car culture. We chose to visit the Mercedes Museum and everyone was captivated.

A Week In Provence With Kids

A Week In Provence With Kids

I recently read an article that tackled the question, “Tuscany or Provence?” That was the first time I thought of the two locations comparatively. Italy’s Tuscany is a magical place full of history, vineyards and culinary delights. France’s Provence is, well, describable in very much 

The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

We left Belfast early to hit up some of the natural sights that line Northern Ireland’s Antrim Coast. Our first stop was the Dark Hedges in Balleymoney, one and half hours from Belfast. You will want to arrive early as the Game of Thrones tourist 

Belfast, Northern Ireland with Kids

Belfast, Northern Ireland with Kids

What better place to head on New Year’s Day than Belfast in Northern Ireland. The ticket price on EasyJet was right and we figured the weather couldn’t be any worse than what we would face in the Netherlands. What we didn’t know is that we 

Farm Activities on Texel

Farm Activities on Texel

If your kids are like ours they love seeing farm animals. I’ve mentioned before that our life in the Netherlands involves interactions with loads of animals. It has become one of our favorite things about life here. In our neighborhood alone, we have sheep, goats, 

Pisa & Lucca: A Tale of Two Cities

Pisa & Lucca: A Tale of Two Cities

Pisa and Lucca are neighboring Italian cities that provide completely different experiences. We visited them both on the same day and enjoyed what they each had to offer. Visiting them as a pair will round out your trip, one for checking off a must-see and