Activities for Rainy days in Munich with Kids

If you are like me then staying at home on a rainy day in Munich can be torture. We don’t even have a garden or balcony where I could throw them out for fun in the rain. So either we are all outside getting wet which is ok or everyone is board inside including me. …

4 tips for surviving the Octoberfest with Kids

I love octoberfest. I enjoyed it before kids, partying in the tents. I love singing and dancing and drinking beer. But Octoberfest with kids is also a lot of fun. A different kind of fun but still great. How I do Munich’s Octoberfest with kids: 1. Go early – we aim to arrive right at …

3 things not to worry about during a documentary family photography session

We had a bad day yesterday. After picking up my boys from kindergarten one of them screams for the keys like they do every day. I hand them over and the 5 year old sprints up the stairs to our apartment to open the door. Usually he holds it open or goes inside. Yesterday he …

Munich Hellabrunn Zoo Scavenger hunt

Some days you just need something new.  We have been going to Munich’s Hellabrunn zoo for 4 years now and we recently have a very hard time getting around to see the animals. We usually get stuck on one of the Munich Zoo’s wonderful playgrounds and then spend the rest of the time there. I …