Bavaria with Kids: Best Things to Do and Places to Visit

A detailed guide to visiting Bavaria, Germany with kids

From beer-brewing monks in fairy tale towns to lederhosen and dirdl-wearing beer hall servers, Bavaria is the source of many a German stereotype (giant pretzels included). While castle hopping and beer guzzling may appeal more to mom & dad than the kids, there are plenty of suitable things to do in Bavaria with kids, making …

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Three Unforgettable Days in Innsbruck with Kids

A guide to the best things to do in Innsbruck with kids

After a rather fantastic three days in Salzburg with our four and five-year-old children, followed by a single night in dreamy Hallstatt, we moved on to our next Austrian destination, Innsbruck. As the two most popular cities in western Austria, Salzburg and Innsbruck are sometimes compared, and visitors with less time often choose one or …

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Three Unforgettable Days in Salzburg with Kids

We visited Salzburg, Austria with a four- and five-year-old in the second half of our two-month Central European trip. After Salzburg, we also spend one surreal night at Hallstatt, one of the most beautiful lakeside villages in Europe, before devoting another three days (four nights) to the Austrian city of Innsbruck with our kids and …

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A Detailed Guide to Skradin, an Overlooked Croatian Gem

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The tiny village of Skradin in Croatia is the kind of place most travelers pass through to get somewhere else (in this case Krka National Park), but once they see it, they vow to someday return and stay. That’s the impression we picked up of Skradin while planning our Croatia trip, so we decided to …

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20 Unmissable Things to Do in Mostar (including day trips!)

A detailed Mostar guide, including 15 things to do in Mostar and 5 Mostar day trips

Mostar, nicknamed the “City of Sunshine” for its high frequency of sunny days, is one of the most fascinating places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in the entire Balkan region. Mostar has a rich history characterized by the peaceful coexistence of three peoples: Muslim Bosniaks, Orthodox Serbs, and Catholic Croats. The city is …

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How We Did Dubrovnik with Kids (and Avoided the Crowds!)

A guide to visiting Dubrovnik, Croatia with kids

Dubrovnik is by far the most popular, touristy, and expensive city on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia. It is so popular that the city has considered setting limits on how many tourists can enter it per day. UNESCO has threatened to take away the city’s World Heritage Site status, and CNN named Dubrovnik one of …

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Things to do in Perast, Montenegro: A Detailed 2019 Guide

A complete guide to Perast, Montenegro, including the top things to do in Perast

Perast is a tiny, idyllic village on the breathtaking Bay of Kotor (Boka Bay) in Montenegro. Despite a mere population of 247, Perast’s rich history, ancient architecture, jaw-dropping views, and romantic waterfront restaurant patios make it a captivating destination. The village occupies a thin, sloping strip of land between Mrčevac road (E80), the main roadway …

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