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?
Tag Archive for ‘hiking’
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.
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.
The encounter on the island
The beautiful Isle of Arran is a family-friendly destination with some of Europe’s most spectacular wildlife, including all of Scotland’s “Big Five”. But some creatures are easier to encounter than others…
Castles at Christmas
A trip to a traditional Luxembourgish Christmas market takes us on a journey through legends, castles and the spectacular natural scenery of the “Mullerthal”.
The volcanoes of the Auvergne
How one overnight stay in the Auvergne (central France) sixteen years ago led to our family falling in love with a campsite, a river… and the dormant volcanoes that tower over them both.
Two paths in the Pyrenees
How (not) to ask for hiking advice in the beautiful region around Cauterets, southern France (warning: this post contains grumpiness).
Hidden waterfalls and abandoned mills
The Cascadas de Oneta in Asturias, Spain are an amazing sight… but you need to be able to find them first.