Clear days and cold brews in Krimml

The day had dawned clear and sunny, and this meant no more snow for us. As there was no more snow forecast it meant that the boys could dig our car out. Better still, they were able to get it up the hill by our house. The plan was made for the girls to take…

Snowed in, in Krimml, Austria

On the road again, our next destination was Krimml, Austria. Krimml is located within the Zillertal Arena, the largest ski area in Austria. There are over 26km of ski and snow board runs here. The journey from Zell am See was projected to take 55 minutes. OF COURSE we were operating on small children time…

Chilling, Coffees and cracking ice in Zell am See

Excuse the radio silence for the past week we have been without wifi. It was time for a break day. Craig headed out to drop back his snow board and Thea’s rented skis. Evie, Thea and I chilled at home for the morning before heading out when Craig returned to the Meet and Relax Cafe…

Logistical slope days at Zell am See

We arrived in Zell am See a little after lunch last Saturday. Thankfully our accommodation was ready for us at 2pm. So after getting some lunch at a little discount mall near the Aerit Express (a ski lift here) and a front pack nap for Evie we headed to our new house for the week….

Hilly wanderings and road mazes – Bad Gastein

The morning dawned sunny and coated in a fresh sprinkling of snow in Bad Gastein. The decision was made that Thea and Craig would take the car and head to the ski field to try Thea’s new skis out. We also figured that Craig might be able to get a go on his skis in…

The first road trip

Long car rides. These were the thing I was looking forward to the least after the plane trip. Evie, our youngest from as early as 5 weeks would SCREAM and cry hysterically on any car ride longer than about 20 minutes. I figured it was probably reflux. Since we live in such a walk-able part…

Krapfen, Crap sleep and the Zoo – Munich Part 2

We were very excited to see a fresh dusting of snow on the rooftops when we woke up on Monday morning. The girls were both up early, so we popped on our warm gear and walked to the local bakery. Thea was extremely pleased to find a special kinder (kids) table there, where she enjoyed…

The aftermath – Munich Part 1

It was such a relief to arrive in Munich. The stress levels reduced from fire hot to smouldering within seconds of meeting our dear friends Andy and Steph at the airport. After loading what we could into their Suzuki Swift, Craig and Andy set off for the train carrying our ski bag and 2 suitcases…

The plane ride

It is a well known fact among travellng parents that the plane ride on any long haul flight is “a special kind of hell” (as quoted by my lovely neighbour, Tilda). At 4 hours until we landed in Munich, I understood what she meant. Little Miss 3 was screaming “I want TV!!!”, our 6 month…

Getting ready to travel again

The very first time I posted to this blog about our travels, it was approximately 6 and a half years ago. It really only feels like a few months ago when I think about it. I can’t believe how fast the time has flown and how much has happened in that time. Since 2013, we’ve…