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Choosing Family Accommodations in Europe: City Stays in Zurich and Baden-Baden with a character

CHOOSING FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONS IN EUROPE . PART 2. City Life with a Character.

In Part 1 of  Where We Stayed on our European Road trip last summer I shared our countryside Aparthotels “finds” in Ettal, Germany and Ribeauville, France.  If you are stuck trying to choose between apartment and hotel conveniences, aparthotels offer the best of “both” worlds and we were very happy with our aparthotel country stays. For our shorter city …

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Choosing European hotel: aparthotels offer a combination of both apartment and hotel conveniences

Choosing Family Accommodations in Europe . Part 1. Aparthotels.

In our  15-day European road trip last summer, we have stayed overnight in 8 different places.  While I absolutely love putting together an itinerary of cultural and fun attractions, choosing where to stay is a daunting task (and the amount of time spent looking for that perfect hotel for your budget does not directly relate …

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Part 1 of Family Weekend in Baden-Baden: Spa, culture and nature.

SPA Weekend in Baden-Baden, Germany. Part 1. Family Spa Day.

Baden-Baden for Families: Taking in the Waters, Culture and Nature Last summer we spent a family weekend in German Baden-Baden as part of our 15-day road trip through Germany, Alsace and Switzerland.  In fact, a dreamy spa town of Baden-Baden in South West Germany in the foothills of Black Forrest was my and my husband’s inspiration for …

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Trip to Zugspitze mountain top in Germany from a teen’s perspective

A Voyage to Zugspitze

This post is written by my son Dennis, 16. Our European road trip last summer was packed with places and sights, but this journey to the top of Zugspitze  was his top memory from this trip.   Over last summer vacations my family went on a road trip through Europe, primarily visiting Germany. Along our route …

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Practical tips for planning family European road trip: where to start, what worked and what we would change

Lessons from the Road: Planning a Family European Road Trip

I recently told you about our  15-day European road trip itinerary through Germany, Switzerland, and Alsace (France). I love  the flexibility and excitement of all the possibilities that come with road trips. We traveled with our 2 kids (ages 6 and 16), and – if the stops are chosen carefully, I believe that road tripping is easier …

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