I recently spotted the #Take12Trips Challenge on another blog: Need Another Holiday
This sounded like a fun travel challenge for my baby to take up for 2017. I did a similar challenge way back in 2004, firmly in pre-baby days. That included a couple of ski trips (Austria and Italy), lots of city breaks (Madrid, Cairo, Edinburgh, Berlin, Las Vegas, Amsterdam) and a short tour in Russia. How will it differ with a baby in tow?
Back then the ‘rule’ was that it had to be an overnight stay outside of England to ‘count’. This new challenge is fortunately a bit more relaxed in that a trip can be anything from a month-long holiday to a day out somewhere new. Which is great because it will encourage us to try out local destinations as well as those more far-flung.
At the moment we are based in the west of Austria. Which means some research into fun trips for babies in the winter!
#Take12Trips Challenge (with a baby): travel plans
The first three local trips on the baby’s travel wish list are:
- Innsbruck, Austria to check out sights such as the alpine zoo and the folk museum
- Liechtenstein just because you may as well go and check out one of the world’s smallest countries if you happen to be nearby!
- Bregenz, Austria to wander on the shore of Lake Constance
And the baby is also thinking of venturing off the beaten track a little this year. Perhaps a camping trip around the lakes of Andalucía? Or maybe a trip to the beach in Romania? She also fancies a long haul trip before mummy and daddy have to pay for a seat on the plane. South Korea or Thailand look exciting…
Stay tuned to see how my baby gets on with her #Take12Trips Challenge in 2017.