Highlights of Western Austria

With a toddler, of course 😉 1. Small villages in Western Austria Hochkonig, Austria Pick any small town in the province of Salzburg, and stay there for a few days soaking in the views and taking day trips to nearby lakes and hikes. We were looking for a home base Airbnb that would be close [...]

Southern Spain Highlights

Sevilla I loved everything about this city. Of the larger Spanish cities we visited (Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla), this was by far my favourite. From the beautiful Moorish architecture, to the Flamenco dancers at Plaza de España and the gardens at the Alcazar - this city was a photographer's playground. I even felt safe enough to [...]

Bavaria with a toddler

We found all of Germany to be extremely child friendly, but this area in particular blew everything else out of the water! Here are some of the highlights around Bavaria that are baby and toddler friendly 1. The views from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Let me just start with the fact that this was the view from our [...]

Stranded in Lagos

TL;DR - got stranded in the middle of the highway for 4 hours because of mechanical failure. Lessons learned - ask to see the car history of the car you're renting. And if it's been to the mechanic a thousand times for battery problems, maybe ask for a different car. When I was initially planning [...]

Sintra

Portugal is absolutely phenomenal for traveling with a baby. 5/5 would recommend. We didn't quite realize the extent of this until our day trip to Sintra from Lisbon. Sintra is an easy 1-hour train ride from Lisbon, with great signage and accessible transportation. The only not-so-easy part was buying the train tickets. Luckily for us, [...]

Lisbon

This trip was going to have its own set of challenges - A is no longer exclusively breastfed so we have to find food for her, she is getting pretty heavy so we have to carry around a stroller, AND she is now a full on crawling-almost-walking machine! No more Japanese-style everyone-sleeps-in-one-bed-on-the floor. We now [...]