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 family trip to Croatia, so we …

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20 Unmissable Things to Do in Mostar (+ 5 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 an essential stop on any Balkans road trip. Mostar has a rich history characterized by the peaceful coexistence of three peoples: Muslim Bosniaks, Orthodox Serbs, and Catholic Croats. …

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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 and touristy city on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia. It was certainly the most expensive city on our trip across Croatia with kids. Dubrovnik is so popular that the city has considered setting limits on how many tourists can enter it per day. UNESCO has threatened to take …

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Things to do in Perast, Montenegro: A Detailed 2020 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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15 Unmissable Things to Do in Kotor, Montenegro (plus 5 day trip ideas!)

A detailed guide to Kotor Montenegro, including 15 things to do in Kotor

Kotor is an finely preserved medieval town in a secluded corner of the visually stunning Bay of Kotor. It is a top attraction in the young Balkan nation of Montenegro in Southeastern Europe and protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. There’s no denying it’s a tourist magnet, but few can resist its charm once they step …

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