Northern lights, reindeer, and antique cars. They’re just a few of the things waiting for you in Fairbanks, Alaska. Everyone’s expectations are a little different when planning a trip to Alaska, but Fairbanks has some fun surprises waiting.
We had explored Ephesus in a heavy thunderstorm, walked in grooves formed by chariot wheels in the streets of Pompeii, thrown a coin in the Trevi Fountain and climbed 414 steps to the top of the Campanile (Giotto’s Tower) for a bird’s-eye view of Florence. As family vacations go, our European adventure was a complete success. Athens was the final stop on a 10-day European cruise aboard Carnival’s new ship, Vista, … Continue reading Pretty Places Friday – We Bike Athens
Mention Ka’anapali Beach to my teenagers and a smile immediately comes to their faces. In its simplest terms, this stretch of Maui is a happy place for traveling families. Its sand, sun and warm surf are all popular with swimmers and friendly sea turtles. A family could easily spend days along Ka’anapali Beach, either without a set plan or packed chock-full of activities from sunup to sundown. My advice? … Continue reading TBT – Kids in Hawaii – Kaanapali Beach
As a general rule, when I plan vacations to destinations, I don’t typically stay at high-end luxury resorts. I seek out places I think other Americans might not find. Nothing’s really off limits: small hotels, B & B’s, guest houses and yes, even hostels. My family has experienced, and most of the time, enjoyed them all. Read more HERE. Continue reading Throw Back Thursday – Family Travel Memories At B&Bs, Guest Houses, And Hostels
It doesn’t matter where you go, or how old you are, traveling is about learning. Whether you discover a new culture or a foreign food, you come home knowing something you didn’t know before. A family trip to Colonial Williamsburg takes the learning to a whole new level. The largest living history museum in the world, it offers a playground to the past. Read more HERE. Continue reading Colonial Williamsburg with Kids
Four Seasons launched its Private Jet experiences back in 2015. Soon those lucky enough to go on one will get to do so aboard an all-new jet. The custom Airbus A321LR will house only 48 seats, designed by Optimares and covered in Italian leather from Poltrona Frau. The seats fold completely flat for sleeping, and otherwise, each has its own personal ottoman for more comfortable … Continue reading What I Want Saturday – FOUR SEASONS PRIVATE JET
We’ve all see the pictures of gorgeous overwater bungalows with outdoor showers and windows that let you watch fish swimming below. At Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa the images come to life, delivering everything you’ve dreamed about and more.
Buying an Italian dream home just got as easy as ordering off the dollar menu. The cities of Mussomeli and Zungoli are selling properties for just one euro. One located in Sicily, the other close to both Naples and the Amalfi coast, the tiny rural villages are attempting to revitalize their neighborhoods by offering abandoned homes for below bargain rates. While the houses are in … Continue reading What I Want Saturday – $1 Italian Homes
Growing up on the East Coast, I was lucky enough to go on more than one field trip to the Statue of Liberty. But I hadn’t made taking my kids a priority. On trips back East to visit family, we’d done Philadelphia and all its landmarks, but we never ventured into New York. The Statue of Liberty didn’t seem like enough of a draw. There … Continue reading Pretty Places – Statue of Liberty
Eating in a foreign country can be the highlight of your trip, or it can be the downfall. Picky eaters are what they are, but don’t let them stop you from dabbling in a little culinary adventure. It might just be the best thing that happens to your kid’s diet since peanut butter.Continue reading “Throw Back Thursday – Paella in Spain”