Pretty Places – Kinderdij, Holland

With Holland comes windmills. More than simply a piece of picturesque scenery, windmills have helped the Dutch live with the water that surrounds them for more than 1,000 years. A visit to Kinderdijk, home to the largest concentration of old windmills in the Netherlands, should be part of every family-friendly itinerary. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, there are 19 windmills that seem to … Continue reading Pretty Places – Kinderdij, Holland

What I Want Saturday – $1 Italian Homes

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

Pretty Places – Statue of Liberty

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

Unforgettable Hotels – The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

There was a time when spending the weekend in the mountains meant roughing it. Rustic can mean many things, but luxury isn’t typically one of them. Lucky for folks visiting Lake Tahoe, The Ritz-Carlton is anything but typical. Read more HERE. Continue reading Unforgettable Hotels – The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Where to Linger Longer – L’Auberge Carmel

Located in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea, L’Auberge Carmel is within walking distance of everything you’ll want to see while exploring the charming seaside community. A full-service Relais & Châteaux property, it’s just one block off of Ocean Avenue, the city’s main street, lined with restaurants, shops, and art galleries. It’s also just a handful of blocks from iconic Carmel Beach. Read more HERE. Continue reading Where to Linger Longer – L’Auberge Carmel