Visiting The Zoological Museum At The University Of Zurich

The Zoological Museum at the University of Zurich has more than 1,500 species on show. Everything from the large, such as the narwhale, to the tiny, such as the bed bug. There are also animal and bird noises to listen to and movies to watch. I visited with my 16 month old and here is what she found…
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A Visit To Kindercity, Zurich, Switzerland

If you are in Zurich with a toddler, a visit to Kindercity comes up on all the ‘things to do with kids’ lists. Kindercity is described as a science city for kids that is much more hands-on than a museum. It is aimed at ages from three to twelve, but I went with a 16 month old. Here is how we found our visit to Kindercity…
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Zurich On A Budget With A Toddler

Zurich (locally spelt Zürich) is set on a beautiful lake and surrounded by mountains. But Switzerland is a notoriously expensive travel destination. A recent report named Zurich as the most expensive city in the world to visit. As part of our #Take12Trips challenge the toddler and I went on a last minute trip to Zurich. Was it really that expensive? Here are my tips for making the most of Zurich on a budget with a toddler.

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#Take12Trips: Itinerary For 24 Hours In Zurich With A Toddler

As part of our #Take12Trips challenge the toddler and I went on a last minute trip to Zurich. To add to the experience, it was also my first solo parent trip abroad. Despite the last minute booking, I still did some research and planned our itinerary. We only had a short time available, so here is our itinerary for 24 hours in Zurich with a toddler.
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parkrun Tourism In London With A Baby

If you haven’t heard of parkrun, they organise free weekly timed runs all over the world. This is my first guide to parkrun tourism in London with a baby. The parkruns are held in scenic locations on weekend mornings, organised by volunteers. The runs are open to all. And they really mean that; they are very inclusive and friendly. It doesn’t matter how fast or slow you are. It really is just about taking part. The parkruns for adults are on a Saturday and 5 kilometres. For juniors they are on a Sunday and 2 kilometres. If you register on the website you can print a barcode to take with you to record an official time.
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A Day Out in Pettneu am Arlberg With a Baby (Austria)

Pettneu am Arlberg with a baby

A day out in Pettneu am Arlberg with a baby makes a nice alternative to St Anton. It may not be an obvious choice. Pettneu is a village around 6km from St Anton. It lies at the foot of the peak known as the Hohe Riffler, from whose summit you can enjoy breathtaking views all the way to the Allgäu or the Eastern Alps of Switzerland. In winter it is easily accessible on the free ski bus in around 8 minutes.
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Brent Lodge Park Animal Centre, London

Brent Lodge Park Animal Centre is in Hanwell, West London. It is a small centre with a variety of animals and birds, including meerkats, as well as domestic animals such as rabbits, chickens and pigs. And best of all it is free! Although you can make a donation if you wish.
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