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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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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An Extraordinary Family Stay at Grand Hyatt Muscat

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On our recent one-week trip to Oman with our kids Sage (5) and Lavender (4), we decided to split our time in Muscat, the country’s capital, between two areas and hotels. For the first four nights, we stayed in a budget hotel on the beautiful Muttrah Corniche, where we could walk to famous attractions such …

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