A Day Out on Wolfgangsee, Austria

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.

How to keep kids busy on long train journeys

We spent a total of 29 hours on trains during our summer holiday. Here’s a brief rundown of the ways we kept busy.

A French Easter Egg Hunt…

Easter egg hunts come in all shapes and sizes. There’s the classic free-for-all experienced by the kids at their pre-school playgroups. There’s the treasure hunt (which we favour at home) – follow the clues to find the eggs. There’s the much-loved National Trust combo of finding clues to receive a prize. And then there’s thisContinue reading “A French Easter Egg Hunt…”

Mexico – where? how?

We are faced with a big question to answer as we plan the next stage of our trip. From Santa Monica, where should we head? The goal is Mexico, but which would be the best route? Do we stick to the PCH, head down the coast and into Baja California? Once there we’ll have toContinue reading “Mexico – where? how?”

A family holiday on the Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz isn’t only about glorious beaches – there are picture perfect hilltop towns and historical sites to visit too. I had plans of outings to local cities and sights (in the early morning to escape the heat) and spending lazy afternoons by the pool. But we took the kids to our local beach, El Palmar, on the first day, and we were all bitten by the beach bug.