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?
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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.
Luxembourg’s “Kalktuffquelle” in winter
In periods of extremely cold weather, something beautiful happens in Luxembourg…
Family camping in Norway
Finding an excellent family-friendly campsite in Norway isn’t easy… but we discovered a real gem.
Arran for families
Through a series of short family-friendly coastal hikes around the Isle of Arran (Scotland) we discover why it is such an excellent destination for an active family holiday.
One giant masterpiece – hiking from the Giant’s Causeway to Dunseverick Castle
Not many tourists know this, but access to the Giant’s Causeway is absolutely free of charge. Here’s how we skipped the crowds and enjoyed the very best of Northern Ireland’s natural masterpiece… for the price of a bus ticket.
The rock labyrinths of Berdorf
The unusual geology of the “Mullerthal” region of Luxembourg has created a fantasy wonderland of rock labyrinths, perfect for little explorers with big imaginations.
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.
Bourglinster – village of nature, history and culture
The Luxembourgish village of Bourglinster is surrounded by beautiful nature, steeped in history and brimming with culture. The views aren’t bad either.