Archive of ‘Travel’ category

Wuppertal with Kids

This has been a bit of a crazy week, with a sick kiddo amongst other things, so my usual blogging schedule is in a bit of disarray. So, instead of a Friday Five round up, I’ve got a very special travel guide for you today. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen […] Read more…

{Berlin} Our Top 3 Ice Cream Shops in Schöneberg

So, I’ve told you all about the amazing Gleisdreick Park, shared out favourite themed kids playgrounds with you, all that’s missing for a family weekend in Berlin Schöneberg this summer – apart from the usual sightseeing spots – are some tips on where to get the best ice cream! After all, I post so many […] Read more…

{Berlin} Our Top 3 Playgrounds in Schöneberg

One of the things Berlin has going for it for families, is the number of pretty cool, themed playgrounds we have throughout the city. Not just your average slide plus a swing and maybe a roundabout if you’re lucky. No. Pirate ships, dragon lairs, fairy tale forests – you name it, Berlin has it. We […] Read more…

{Berlin} Park am Gleisdreieck

Last week I shared our ‘Park & Playground Kit’ with you, after which many people asked if we had a good park near us. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to share our favourite park with you, which has everything you need for a day out and is a great destination to head to […] Read more…

Travel with Kids – 48 hours in Copenhagen

This year, we’ve been trying to make Advent an extra special time. So on the first Advent weekend, we baked cookies and mulled some cider. On the second Advent weekend, we went on a steam train ride. And this past weekend – the third of Advent – we spent the weekend in Copenhagen! It’s a great city to […] Read more…

{Berlin} Historic Steam Train Ride

Yesterday, we marked the Second of Advent with an historic steam train ride around wintery Berlin-Brandenburg. We’d taken The Boy on the same ride three years ago, and it was just as atmospheric as we’d remembered it. For Mr Fox, it was the first time. Both boys were super excited! When we arrived, they were […] Read more…

Gothenburg With Kids – Our Top Tips!

A while ago, we considered moving to Scandinavia. We looked at different locations, including Gothenburg. In the end, our plans came to nothing – but the desire to visit Gothenburg remained. I’d never visited any major cities in Sweden, and for some reason Gothenburg was always a bigger draw for me than Stockholm. So when […] Read more…

Travel: Tivoli Gardens

10 January 2014 As promised, here is the follow up post from yesterday. Tivoli Gardens – known simply as Tivoli – is a famous amusement park in Copenhagen. It opened in 1843 and is the world’s second oldest operating amusement park. The oldest, incidentally, is also located in Denmark, not far from Copenhagen. You can […] Read more…

Travel: Wonderful Copenhagen

9 January 2014 As you may know, we spent our Christmas holidays in Copenhagen. Save for a couple of hours on route to Japan several years ago, I had never visited Copenhagen before. It is a truly stunning city, very easy to fall in love with. You can see why they call it ‘Wonderful Copenhagen’. […] Read more…

{Berlin} “Plansche” Water Playground

As you’ve heard me mention now a couple of times, it gets really REALLY hot here in Berlin in summer. When I was at high school in Germany, summers basically consisted of deciding whether to go to the ice cream parlour or the open air swimming pool after school (well, I may be romanticising that […] Read more…

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