What I Want Saturday

Most companies are using folding screen tech to make book-like gadgets. Motorola has other plans: to use it as the key component in a resurrection of one of most beloved phones ever. The Moto Razr 2019 has yet to be formally introduced, but these renderings — based on patents filed with the WIPO — give a good idea what to expect. It retains the flip-phone … Continue reading What I Want Saturday

Pretty Places Friday – We Bike Athens

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

TBT – Kids in Hawaii – Kaanapali Beach

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

Hotel Review: The Towers at Pacifica

The differences, however, are noticeable from the inside. The 47 guestrooms and suites in The Towers at Pacifica draw inspiration from their desert-meets-beach setting. Suites will offer a spacious living and dining room area, complete with a table that seats four and an eye-catching Edison-bulb chandelier. Wood tones and creams prevail, but fun pops of color will be added by pillows on the sofa and … Continue reading Hotel Review: The Towers at Pacifica

Throw Back Thursday – Family Travel Memories At B&Bs, Guest Houses, And Hostels

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

Segway in the Sonoma County Wine Country

When you think of the Northern California Wine country, chances are you think of wine. Maybe even grapes. But not kids and not Segways. Things are changing in wine country. Visitors of all ages are welcome. Gone are the days of leaving the kids at home. Families are on a roll and sipping their way through adventures worth bragging about to family and friends.  Read … Continue reading Segway in the Sonoma County Wine Country