Julia

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A brave mom to two wild boys, Julia König explores the great outdoors with her family in tow. Ready to attempt new challenges and explore new adventure playgrounds, she provides inspiration, travel tips, and destination reviews for families.

Family Attractions at Kitzbühel Area: Pillersee Family Land

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Amusement parks are happy to oblige with opportunities for hanging upside down from a roller coaster, swirling down a waterslide or riding easy on a slow train ride. My boys simply can’t get enough of all the attractions on offer and I’m really glad for them having fun… If there wasn’t the admission price—and the nominal fees per ride… Well, fortunately things are different here at...
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Elderflower Syrup: My Best Recipe

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Elderflower syrup making season is here!  In June, the Elderberries are flowering and there is no better time to be outside harvesting elderflowers. Ahh, the taste of summer. Ice cream, sunbathing, swimming, …  And, of course, elderflower syrup. This refreshing and delicious syrup is a great way to capture in a bottle the essence of summer! Here’s my best elderflower syrup recipe for you.
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Mountain Adventure at Kitzbühel Area: Scheffau KaiserWelt

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“I want a sword!”, “I want to go to the airplane!”, “I want to go here every day!” … that is what I heard on our day trip to Kaiserwelt in Scheffau. And I found it great that my project of visiting all cool family attractions in the environs of Kitzbühel is appreciated that much …

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“Moosbeernocken”: My Two Favourite Recipes

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Bilberries are delicious fruits found growing wild in Tirol on high ground. The season for them is very short and when they ripen in June, we head off to the woods to pick them for dinner. Bilberry fruit pulp is purple, staining the fingers, lips, and tongue when eaten. They are eaten fresh and made into delicious dishes; the most famous one is “Moosbeernocken”, a real Alpine treat!
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A lift for (almost) every village

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A very special treasure can be found in almost every second Tirolese community: a village lift, also affectionately known as the “mayor’s lift”. Allow me to explain.
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