Austria’s Salzkammergut is a picture-perfect region of lakes and mountains near Salzburg. Even if you only have one day to visit this region it’s still possible to experience some of its very best views. Read on for our guide to an easy and accessible family day out on Wolfgangsee, Austria.
Read our bumper guide to a self-drive, self-catering ski holiday with kids to find out what we did, and perhaps how we might do it differently next time.
Is it feasible to go on a multi-centre European family holiday by train? Absolutely! Here’s a brief guide for anyone considering taking their family interrailing.
Lisbon is a beautiful, colourful and lively city by the sea. We visited with our two boys (aged six and nice) during the October half-term holidays. The 9yo has declared it his favourite city and here’s why.
We spent a total of 29 hours on trains during our summer holiday. Here’s a brief rundown of the ways we kept busy.
The harbour town of Fowey is about an hour’s drive west of Plymouth and is easily accessible from the A30. Once there you’re in a maze of small streets set around a natural harbour with views across the Fowey River to the village of Polruan. It’s still a working port, exporting China Clay from the deep water harbour.
This summer we spent a glorious few days high up in the Tyrolean Alps in Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria. In the winter there’s an array of red, blue and black runs, skiers, snowboarders and apres ski bars. In the summer the slopes are alive with wildflowers, hikers and mountain bikers.
What do Little Trekkers do when they visit a city? Jump on a bike, of course.
Cardigan Bay is a bit of a secret. We know people who have been going for years but they don’t talk too much about it. They don’t want to share the spectacular scenery, the range of activities and the laid-back atmosphere with anyone, and I don’t blame them.
The waters of Cardigan Bay are home to a group of around 250 bottlenose dolphins. Yes, that’s right, dolphins living in British waters. They are stay here year-round and are one of only two resident groups of bottlenose dolphins living in the UK.