Austria with Kids: Top Tips, Places to Visit, and More!

Austria is undoubtedly one of the most scenic and historically rich countries in Europe. It is a paradise for culture and adventure-loving families, no matter what season you visit and how old your kids are. Start your trip in Vienna, with its rich musical and intellectual history. You’ll need to stretch your itinerary to squeeze …

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13 Unmissable European Pilgrimages

A guide to the best pilgrimages in Europe

by Anna from Camino Adventures. Though the pilgrimages started as journeys of moral or spiritual significance, modern ones are not necessarily confined to the most faithful. Whether you are interested in learning about history, culture, and admiring spectacular landscapes, you want to test your physical aptitudes, or you are on your own spiritual journey, walking …

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Erchie, Italy: Off-the-Beaten-Track Amalfi Coast

For our one-week stay on Amalfi Coast while we traveled around Italy with our kids, we spent ages trying to decide which village to stay in. After being tempted by the picture-postcard views of Positano, impressive cathedral at Amalfi, and long stretch of beach at Maiori, we ultimately decided to stay in the lesser known …

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Getting from Podgorica or Kotor to Ostrog Monastery (with pictures)

If you're looking to take an Ostrog Monastery tour or travel from Podgorica to Ostrog Monastery or Kotor to Ostrog Monastery, this article has all the details!

Serbian Orthodox Ostrog Monastery is one of the most captivating sights in Montenegro and visually impressive monasteries in the world. The centuries-old complex is built into sheer cliffs, with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding plains. It is one of the most unique pilgrimage sites in the world and, without a doubt, one of the …

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Vienna with Kids: Our Incredible Winter Visit

Vienna was our final stop in a 10-week round-the-world trip with our kids. We were moving from Taiwan to Canada, and traveled to 11 countries in between, mainly in the Middle East, Balkans, and Central Europe. Since we did a loop around Central Europe, we had actually passed through western Austria about a month earlier, …

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Three Unforgettable Days in Innsbruck with Kids

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

In our two month trip to Central Europe with our 4 and 5 year-old, Austria was quite possibly our favorite country. You can see here for all of our recommended places to visit in Austria with kids! After a rather fantastic three days in Salzburg, followed by a single night in dreamy Hallstatt, we moved …

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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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Lake Bled in October and November: A Bad Idea?

A guide to visiting Lake Bled in autumn, including October and November in Lake Bled

On our recent (2019) trip through the Balkans with our kids, we spent the last few days of October and first few days of November at Lake Bled, Slovenia’s most famous attraction, as well as nearby less popular (but less touched by tourism) Lake Bohinj. Despite their popularity, the lakes, and the country of Slovenia …

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