I love that living in the UK means that we are able to pop to a different country for a weekend. European city breaks can often feel just as good as a weeks holiday. It’s just a case of being prepared with knowing what kids activities are available, yet allowing yourself time to wander to unveil hidden gems.

Alternative European city breaks with kids

The best ALTERNATIVE European city breaks with kids

One of our favourite things about living in the UK is the ease (once you've got through airport security checks!) of being able to pop on a short flight to a different country and immersing ourselves in a totally different ...
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Holiday Inn Nuremberg

REVIEW: Holiday Inn Nürnberg City Centre

Our visit to Nuremberg after Christmas last year really took us by surprise. It was a city I'd always associated with a dark history, and really had no idea how much there is for families to do. There's the Transport ...
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Nuremberg with kids

Nuremberg with kids: Top 10 things to do

Nuremberg is steeped in elegance and charm, boasting medieval architecture, numerous museums, and characterful beer cellars. It makes for a wonderful German city break. But what we didn't appreciate before our visit, is exactly how much there is to do ...
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Lisbon in December

Lisbon with kids: a 3 day itinerary

Feeling the warm sun on my face, my toe tapping to the buskers behind me, I couldn't help but feel a little smug that we were visiting Lisbon in December. I was sat on the steps of the Tagus River ...
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Reykjavík with kids

Reykjavik with kids: BEST things to do

If you are visiting Iceland, there is a good chance that you will head to Reykjavík at some point. Whether you're using the city as a base for your Iceland travels, or are just popping for an afternoon, it's a ...
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Nyhvn - coloured buildings

Copenhagen with a toddler in winter AND on a budget

Copenhagen was one of our first European city breaks with kids, and we visited in the depths of winter when the boys were 1 and 3 years old, lured by very cheap easyJet flights. It was bitterly cold, even in ...
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Ghent in winter with kids

A winter weekend with young kids in Ghent, Belgium

Have you considered visiting Ghent with kids? One of our favourite travelling experiences is heading over to Europe and exploring the different cultures and countries right on our doorstep. There is something incredibly exciting about arriving in Calais, watching the ...
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