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Top Attractions for Families in Calgary

Home of one arguably the greatest outdoor shows on Earth, the Calgary Stampede, and a mere one-hour drive east of the Rocky Mountains, Calgary has long attracted tourists. Cowtown is Canada’s oil and gas headquarters and many families are fortunate to tag along on a business trip or make a pit stop here en route to […]

5 Finds for Families with Kids in Sicily

Most visitors to Sicily head for the old world charm of Palermo, the biothermal wonder of Mount Aetna or the antiquated charm of Taormina and Agrigento—all well worth a visit. But take one of the smaller exits off the autostrada anywhere near the coast, as we did this summer when my family of five and […]

Top 4 Reasons Why Coronado Island Is Fabulous for Families

I gauge my love of a destination with one simple question: Could I move my family there? Though I enjoy vacationing in California, my response to that question has always been, “It’s too hot, crowded and superficial.” But then I met Coronado Island. Situated between San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean, Coronado is Spanish for “the […]

Washington DC Museums for Kids – Beyond Politics and Hot Spots

Pick up any Washington, DC travel guide and you’ll see one of three cover photos: the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building or the Washington Monument. All are must-sees, but here are three unique Washington DC museums for kids that are a great break from all of the historical and political hot spots.   International Spy Museum […]

Best Credit Card Mile Programs for Traveling Parents

It’s hard to turn on the TV or walk through an airport without having an airline credit card application shoved into your stroller or diaper bag. For the right type of spender (someone who always pays in full) they can be a great way to score free airfare. But how can parents make the most of […]

Guide to Carlsbad, California for Families

Ever heard of Carlsbad? It’s probably not the first place that pops to mind when you think of a California vacation…but maybe it should be. Often overlooked in favor of its popular neighbor, San Diego, Carlsbad has plenty of fun for families. This laid back town is just 36 miles north of the San Diego International Airport and less than an hour’s […]

Irvine Regional Park – For Families, For Nature Lovers, For Everyone!

The next time you are planning a trip to Disneyland, schedule an extra day or two to explore the nearby Irvine Regional Park. You could easily spend a whole weekend just exploring this 477-acre park with its plentiful hiking trails, zoo, horse rentals, miniature train and more- all amid tall, leafy trees and the natural beauty of Southern California.

Fun Things for Families to Do in Laos

The country of Laos calls itself “The Jewel of the Mekong,” boasting a laid-back populace, beautiful scenery, and plenty of wide open spaces. The capital city, Vientiane, is a provincial town with international qualities. Here are four fun things that families can do on a visit to Vientiane, Laos from Candice Broom, who has lived in Laos for the past seven years and writes the popular blog,