10 Things to do in Mayrhofen, Austria in the Summer

Mayrhofen is a small village located in the Zillertal Valley in the Tirol region of Austria.  Innsbruck is the closest major airport with a 1hr30 transfer or it can be reached by train, changing at Jenbach (with links to other places such as Salzburg and Munich). To be honest, Mayrhofen attracts a slightly older crowd that are mainly into hiking, but there is SO much more to the region than just hiking trails.  Here are my top 10 things to do for those looking for a summer adventure in Austria!

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5 Fun Summer Activities at Chestnut Mountain Resort – Galena, IL

Galena, Illinois, is home to Chestnut Mountain.  In the winter months it is a ski resort with 19 runs of different difficulties!  But the Chestnut Mountain adrenaline rush isn’t just confined to winter, nope, during the summer there are a whole range of other activities to keep you entertained while enjoying views of the Mississippi River!

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10 Reasons to Love the Great (but tacky) British Seaside

I find it amazing that no matter where you are within the UK, you are never more than 70 miles away from the sea.  Growing up in Essex it was always such a treat to spend a Saturday afternoon either in Clacton or Southend, me and my Sister used to beg to go!  Granted, they aren’t the nicest seaside towns in Britain, there are some really lovely ones around the country, but they still had all the things that make British seaside towns great, even though they may be a little tacky and outdated, I love them.

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May Day Celebrations – Hastings UK

The English are strange.  I’m allowed to say that, I am English!  For the past 20+ years I’ve been living under a rock when it comes to May Day celebrations.  It’s a Bank Holiday here in the UK, but I’ve always spent it camping at Truckfest, in a little bubble of trucks and lorries.  This year, to shake things up, me and my family spent the weekend in Hastings, not realising when it comes to May Day, they take it pretty seriously!  Put it this way, I woke up Monday morning to see a woman dressed as a bush run by the caravan!

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