Austria with kids: 5 things to do in Innsbruck

Innsbruck located in the Tyrol region of Austria is known as the ‘Capital of the Alps’. Back in the nineties I visited this spectacular city on a school ski trip.…

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10 reasons to swap the beach for a family adventure in the Italian Dolomites

This summer we didn’t want the same old family beach holiday – Tanning on a sun lounger, dozing off to the sound of lapping waves, kids frolicking in the sand. All…

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Summer in the Dolomites with children

Many people thought I was mad booking a hiking holiday with two young kids.  Spending the summer in the Dolomites with children?  Honestly, as the holiday approached I too started…

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Rosa Alpina Hotel & Spa review – San Cassiano, Italian Dolomites

For our first summer in the mountains there was only ever one hotel on the list.  Located not far from the Austrian border in a small mountain village of San Cassiano…

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La Stüa de Michil at La Perla | Corvara, Italy

On my visit to the Dolomites Mr S and I were lucky enough to dine at La Stüa de Michil in the luxurious hotel La Perla Corvara. This gourmet restaurant was…

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Restaurant St. Hubertus – Three Michelin star dining in the Dolomites

Did you know the Dolomites have the highest density of Michelin-starred chefs in Italy? Being an unrepentant foodie, sampling the delights was always on the cards. We had the pleasure…

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Top 5 family holiday destinations in Europe

My world prior to children revolved around ‘pin the airplane on the world map’.  Fast forward a few years and I’m happy to say we still play that game. Of…

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Soho Farmhouse – 10 things I’ve learned from 10 years of marriage

How? Jeez! Wow! Are just some of the (cleaner) words that sprang to mind when our ten year wedding anniversary was just around the corner. Time flies when you’re having…

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