We are a family that loves to travel. We love showing Miss M the world that we live in and different places and cultures. This year we have been to Brussels, Amsterdam, Munich, Berlin, Italy and soon Australia. At Christmas…
Archives for November 2019
Zimtsterne or cinnamon stars are arguably the quintessential German Christmas biscuit. They look like snow coloured stars and all that cinnamon makes them smell and taste that just screams Christmas. They are the perfect addition to our trio of German Christmas biscuits.
The few days either side of major holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas are the busiest days of the year for airports and airlines. There is a good chance that you or someone close to you will be travelling these holidays. Follow these five tips for a smoother flight.
The Christmas markets are opening this weekend. The temperature is dropping. It’s time to get baking. At least that is what most German housewives seem to think. And what better way to start our trio of German Christmas cookies than with our family favourite: Spritzgebäck.
Christmas is coming and it’s time to start thinking about gifts. For those who prefer to DIY their gifts, these ice cream hair clips are super simple and quick to make but look so cute! They are the perfect DIY stocking stuffer or advent gift.
We’ve looked at some of the smaller towns and at the amusement parks that are a big draw for kids, but now it’s time to look at some of the smaller towns in the north of Italy. Each has their own charm and interesting things to see. Here are the best small towns to see in the north of Italy.
With Winter fast approaching, it’s time to get cosy. What better way than with a simple yet tasty traditional German baked good which is customarily eaten in November? Read on for the recipe.
Traditionally, Halloween is not celebrated in Germany. However, in the Rhineland and other areas of Germany, the celebrations on St Martin’s Day mean that kids do not miss out on ‘trick or treating’ or on the opportunity to dress up in costumes.
Verona is a great city to use as a base for an Italian family holiday, not least because of the four (soon five) amusement parks in the area. Which one is best for your family and what else do you need to know?
Berliner currywurst is the quintessential German street food. Make this simple recipe at home to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Thirty years ago this week, the Berlin Wall fell. Why was it there in the first place? Where was it and where can you still see it? What was it like to live in Berlin?
The best way to see the Arena in Verona is to go to see an opera performance and Aida is synonymous with Verona. So should you take your kids to see the opera in Verona? We took our 4-year-old and it was a success. This is what we did to ensure success.