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10 Best Destinations in France to Visit with Kids

There is so much to explore in France with kids, from sophisticated Paris and the outdoorsy French Alps to historic Normandy and beyond. Where to begin? Family travel experts share their favorite places to visit in this beautiful country in this list of the 10 best destinations in France for families! This article about the […]

Le Chèvrefeuille Bed & Breakfast for Families in France

Are you dreaming of a vacation in the French countryside? I have the ideal destination vacation spot for your family! Located in the Dordogne Region in southwest France, Le Chèvrefeuille Bed & Breakfast is the friendliest guesthouse I’ve ever encountered. Much more than a place to sleep, Le Chèvrefeuille provides a relaxing retreat for families. […]

Fun New Year’s Eve Traditions from Europe

You surely have your own New Year’s Eve traditions like celebrating with noisemakers, a kiss at the stroke of midnight, or watching the ball drop in Times Square. As an American expat living in Europe, I am intrigued by the holiday traditions on this side of the Atlantic. Read on to learn about fascinating New […]

27 Fun Things to Do in Reykjavik, Iceland (+ Nearby)

Reykjavik intrigues visitors with modern attractions like FlyOver Iceland and an amazing Lava Show (with real lava!). You’ll also find amazing natural wonders like northern lights and hot springs. With easy access to the country’s main attractions, Iceland’s capital city also makes a wonderful launching point for nearby explorations, read on to discover the 27 […]

Sky Lagoon vs. Blue Lagoon (There IS a Winner!)

A dip in one of Iceland’s famous geothermal pools provides a delicious contrast to the country’s chilly climes. The two most popular geothermal spas, Blue Lagoon and Sky Lagoon, invite swimmers to soak up Icelandic bathing culture in mineral-rich waters. Which is best? Read on to find out which geothermal pool reigns supreme in this […]

10 Best Hot Springs for Families Around the World

What better way to unwind than in a relaxing hot bath heated by Mother Nature and surrounded by her beauty? In locations spanning the globe and each with its own appeal, take a look at the 10 best hot springs for families around the world for a soothing, healthy dip. 1. Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa […]

The Best and Worst of Barcelona with Kids

Barcelona may be the friendliest city I have ever visited. There are many attractions for the whole family to enjoy in the Catalan capital from the green Parc de la Ciutadella and the famous La Rambla pedestrian-only street to a chocolate museum. Would I recommend a visit? Definitely! Would I go again? Probably not. Find […]

Wacky Christmas Traditions in Europe

Although they share a continent, European countries and regions take pride in their own specific Christmas customs. To compile this list of unusual holiday celebrations, I asked travel writers from around the globe to share their favorites. From a gift pooping log in Spain to the golden pig of the Czech Republic, let’s explore 12 […]

21 Spectacular Things to Do with Kids in Seville, Spain

Seville will dance into your heart with its beautiful backdrops, cultural activities, and passion for life. It’s the capital of the Andalusia region, renowned as the birthplace of both flamenco and tapas. The fourth largest city in Spain offers plenty for parents to appreciate and ways for children to play. Discover 21 spectacular things to […]

20 Marvelous Things to Do in Málaga, Spain

Málaga boasts 320 days of sun per year, sandy beaches, historic monuments, and vibrant nightlife. Home to a major international airport and a well-connected train station, this seaside city makes a great launching pad for exploring Southern Spain. Be sure to stay at least a few days to explore Málaga’s attractions before venturing further into […]

Things to Do in Basel, Switzerland on a Romantic Getaway

With idyllic scenery, incredible restaurants, and lots to explore — Basel, Switzerland offers plenty of romance for couples. Enjoy these seven romantic things to do in Basel with your partner. 1. Wander through Basel’s Old Town. With over 2,000 years of history, Basel has much for couples to explore. Best is wandering along the cobblestone […]

In Spain, what color underwear should you wear to bring good luck in the New Year?

Tradition dictates which New Year’s Eve underwear color to wear in Spain to ensure romantic luck and love in the coming year. Think you know which hue to sport under your shorts to ring in a passion-filled New Year? Take a guess from the options below and then scroll down to learn more about this […]

Ghent with Kids – Belgium’s Hidden Gem Uncovered

Ghent is quickly becoming the no longer hidden gem of Belgium. Welcoming to families, this city is filled with beautiful buildings and canals to explore as well as tasty treats to try. Use this Ghent visitor’s guide for making the most of a visit to Ghent with kids. Gravensteen Castle Ghent’s most impressive and well-known structure […]