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…
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Cycling with kids in the Ahrtal, Germany
Germany is a wonderful destination for getting outside and active with the whole family. Camping, hiking, cycling and, er, extreme ballet… what’s not to like about a short break in the Ahrtal?
Lohr am Main – The Snow White town
Did you know that Snow White actually existed? We ventured deep into the heart of Germany to explore the real-life town which inspired the fairest fairy tale of them all.
Playmobil Fun Park
Legoland or Playmobil Fun Park? We’ve been to both recently, and there is absolutely no doubt which one our kids preferred…
The Celtic Fort of Otzenhausen
A hilltop fortress in Germany has several different names, a mind-boggling number of stones… and has been around for almost 2,500 years.
Mannheim: it surprised us!
Travel isn’t about ticking off beautiful places; it’s about gaining new experiences, stepping outside your everyday world and seeing things from a different perspective. So for my village-reared country kids, Mannheim was a source of wonder and amazement.