Parenting · travel

Our Farm Holiday at Quinkenhof Farm

Back in May The Bavarian’s family held a family reunion in central Germany. We were to stay at Quinkenhof, a farm in the middle of nowhere. Normally one to love farm holidays, this time I was a bit apprehensive. I hadn’t booked it myself, some distant relation had. Work was madly busy and I hadn’t… Continue reading Our Farm Holiday at Quinkenhof Farm

crafts · travel

The Perfect Holiday Home for The Perfect Group Getaway

I am a lucky lady. Over the past couple of years I have made friends with four women who are competent, friendly, creative, genuine, honest, helpful, supportive and fun.  Together we are a bunch of five mothers with 12 children between us. Out time is mostly taken up with our children, our jobs, our homes… Continue reading The Perfect Holiday Home for The Perfect Group Getaway

Family Life · holidays

Germany Holidays – The City Of Dresden

This week’s German Holidays post takes us to the former East German city of Dresden. A year ago a family reunion on The Bavarian’s side of the family meant that we got to spend three days in the impressive capital city of the German state of Saxony (Sachsen). This was my first trip to Dresden… Continue reading Germany Holidays – The City Of Dresden

Allgemein · Parenting

Holidaying in Germany – It’s Better Than You Imagine, Honest

Germany, it is not the first place you think of for a family holiday, is it? Berlin for a weekend with your other half, perhaps. A lads’ weekend in Munich for Oktoberfest. Going skiing or visiting a Christmas market and binging on sausages and mulled wine, yes, lovely. But a family summer holiday? Hmm, don’t… Continue reading Holidaying in Germany – It’s Better Than You Imagine, Honest