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Best cities to visit in Germany with kids

A short city break can often feel as revitalising as a week-long holiday. It’s just a case of being prepared with knowing what kids’ activities are available, yet allowing yourself time to wander and...

Top 10 things to do in Cologne with kids

Like seemingly all German cities, Cologne makes for a fantastic family city break. But I would go as far to say that it was our favourite stop on our half term German cities tour,...

Top things to do in Hamburg with kids

Lined with canals boasting both heritage and world leading architecture, Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city and biggest port, is a fascinating European city to explore. With echos of its maritime history everywhere you can...

HANNOVER WITH KIDS: 2 day itinerary, map, and top things to do

I knew very little about Hannover before our visit, and in all honesty we only planned a two night stop here as I was looking for somewhere interesting to explore between Cologne and Hamburg...

Mercure Hamburg REVIEW: a family stay in the Junior Suite

Hamburg is Europe’s third largest port, so it seems fitting that the Mercure Hamburg have adopted a shipping theme throughout the hotel with wardrobes disguised as containers and large knots on the wall. Disclaimer:...

Novotel Hannover REVIEW: a business hotel with a jungle twist

A picture of a large giraffe on the door indicated that this was our room for our stay in Hannover with kids. This wasn’t at all what I expected from a Novotel, a hotel...