15 March 2018
Cologne, or Köln in German, is famous for its cathedral, its beer, and its intense Karneval parties. High on our list for our visit also included the Chocolate Museum. I truly didn’t expect to enjoy this museum as much as I did – but it is well laid out, interesting, and fun for adults and kids.
6 March 2018
Visit this hidden gem in southern Germany: a medieval monastery above a cute half-timbered town, with views over the rolling hills and farms. Explore the grounds walk along the 17th-century outer wall.
26 February 2018
Step into this fairy tale Fachwerk (half-timbred) town in southern Germany. It will steal your heart with its covered bridges, excellent art gallery, friendly folk and good food.
20 February 2018
Get the local's guide to how to visit the beautiful Heidelberg Castle in Germany. It's a beautiful ruin that has inspired writers and artists for centuries.
12 February 2018
Thinking about a visit to Germany with kids? From castles to Christmas markets, I've got your covered with loads of great places to visit and things to do.
29 November 2017
Mulled wine, vintage carousels, intricate wooden toys, hot sausages, sparkling trees, ice rinks – German Christmas Markets are so worth visiting.
16 November 2017
Take the scenic route through the Black Forest, there's so much to see in this fairy tale landscape.
16 October 2017
Frankfurt makes a great homebase for discovering western Germany. I've pulled together four great day trip destinations that aren't too far away to make it doable with kids.
22 September 2017
The French countryside in the Bourgogne, or Burgundy, is as beautiful as you’ve heard. Rolling hills, vineyards surrounded by old stone walls, picturesque farm buildings, and the occasional châteaux perched on a hill. Burgundy is full of options when it comes to exploring châteaux (French castles), and I’ve detailed our trips to two local sites below within a short drive of Beaune. Chateau de la Rochepot A short drive outside of Beaune, France, is the Château de la Rochepot. Perched...
11 September 2017
The heart of Burgundy wine country is a lovely place to explore with small people.