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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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.
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…
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 […]
Castle Coole: Culture and nature
It’s an architectural masterpiece, widely considered one of the most important National Trust properties in the UK AND its extensive grounds have been designated as an “Area of Special Scientific Interest”. We discovered that Castle Coole in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, is a rather special place indeed.
The Ulster American Folk Park
Have you ever jumped back in time? We have. At the Ulster American Folk Park – an open-air museum near Omagh, Northern Ireland – we were immersed in the sights and sounds of a typical Ulster market day in spring 1917.
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.
The “Nederlands Openlucht Museum”
Knitting, ice-skating, miniature pancakes, vintage trams and many, many games of “Sjoelbak” – all in one day out at a seriously impressive open-air museum in the Netherlands.
Playgrounds of Luxembourg City
Dull see-saws and creaky roundabouts? Not in Luxembourg City, where the kids’ playgrounds are joyous, colourful works of art.