Considering a short family cycling holiday with a difference? We explored the Ruhrgebiet – an enormous industrial region in the north-west of Germany. Duisburg, Gelsenkirchen, Essen, Dortmund – they are flat, cheap… and utterly unique. What more would you want?
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Eguisheim – The stork and wine village of Alsace
Eguisheim is the Alsatian village that has it all: cute timber-framed houses, vineyards producing excellent wine, storks nesting overhead… and a very weird street plan…
Luisenpark – The most beautiful city park you’ve never heard of
What’s the most beautiful city park in Europe? Ask tourists and you’ll probably hear about the well-known parks of London, Munich or Barcelona. But ask the people of Mannheim, Germany, and you may get a different response…
Evora – highlights for families
Take some mystical standing stones. Add in a blue church, a quirky museum and several thousand human bones. Stir well. Simmer gently on the roof of a medieval cathedral and season generously with ancient monuments.
The result? A first-class family day trip to Evora, Portugal.
Concertgebouw – Culture for families in Bruges
Bruges is renowned for being a romantic getaway, not a family-friendly destination. But venture off the well-beaten tourist trails, and you’ll discover a hidden gem for the whole family.
London – Smart choices with kids
Visiting London with the whole family can be an unforgettable experience. But you’re going to need to make some smart choices to get the most out of your trip.
Non-touristy Lisbon with kids
Avoid the crowds in Portugal’s vibrant capital and check out these five alternative things to do in Lisbon with kids.
Scooters and cupcakes: An afternoon in Luxembourg City
They say that the best adventures are unplanned. I disagree. I believe that the best adventures are those with a […]
Floating Art in Vejle
In a quiet corner of Denmark, there is an annual art exhibition… with a big difference.