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Take Your Kids to FRida & freD Museum in Graz

frida & fred museum

There are great museums that are kids friendly. And then there are museums for kids. Such is the fun FRida & freD Museum in Graz, best suited for kids between the ages of 3 to 12. Our kids loved doing the many experiments, touching, listening and trying things out because it is not only allowed …

10 Reasons to Visit Klagenfurt with Kids

Klagenfurt with kids

Located on the lake Wörthersee and surrounded with more lakes of all sizes, this historic town is the capital of Austria’s Carinthia region and has a permanent place on our list of favorite day-trips. Klagenfurt with kids offers a chance to lounge on the beach, explore museums, great shopping venues (it has an IKEA) and lets you …

What To Do Around Katschberg If You Aren’t Into Skiing?

Even though Austria’s region of Katschberg offers some of the best skiing options (so I have been told), don’t worry if that is not your thing. Being a hub for active and fun holidays, you will not find yourself bored here. And attractions such as Malta High Alpine Road and Nockalm Alpine Road right next …

Photo Friday: The Krimml Waterfalls

Krimml Waterfall

With their impressive waterfall drop of 380 m the Krimml Waterfalls are the fifth highest waterfalls in the world. If you are up for a walk there is a hiking trail, which makes it possible to get very close to them and it affords really amazing views. To witness its sheer power you don’t need …

Come Rain or Shine: Top 3 Places in Salzburg with Kids

Salzburg Hangar 7

No matter the weather visiting Salzburg with kids gives you plenty of options. Considered to be one of Austria’s prettiest cities, it impresses visitors with its remarkable exterior; baroque architecture, an imposing castle guarding the region from a steep rock and the river Salzach diving the city in two. But the rain makes you appreciate …

A Step Back in Time With Style. A review of the Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

Palais Hansen Kempinski lobby

Originally built as a hotel for the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873, Palais Hansen Kempinski is something special from the get go. Located in the very heart of one of my favorite cities, beautiful capital of Austria, it captures the city’s old time essence and combines it with a contemporary touch. Vienna is full …

Nockalm road: Where the Sound of Music Meets Cows

Nockalm road

If I had to describe the beautiful Nockalm road in one sentence, that’s what I would use to get people to visit it. I got your attention, didn’t I? But, you are probably wondering why such a description? The hundred and one cow Through out the entire journey everywhere we looked there were cows. In …