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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle with Kids – The Delight Is in the Details

When booking a family-friendly hotel in Seattle, I knew exactly where I wanted to stay with my kids: Hotel Monaco. While doing research for a story I wrote about extreme hotel perks for kids for the “Today” show’s travel blog, I discovered that this hotel provided its child guests with a goldfish for the duration of […]

10 Ways to Keep it Weird in Portland with Kids

This city in Oregon prides itself on being offbeat with its slogan, “Keep Portland weird.” Public pianos implore passersby to play them. Dogs wear sunglasses. Doughnuts come topped with bubble gum. Intrigued? Check out these 10 ways to keep it weird in Portland with kids. 1. Eat weird Portland doughnuts. Kick off your Portland explorations with some […]

Romance at The Hotel Wilshire – A Kimpton Hotel

Want to escape the kids for a few days of romance in Los Angeles? Take your sweetie to The Hotel Wilshire, where romantic touches combine with a boutique feel. A Kimpton Hotel, this property offers the hip design elements and offbeat extras you’d expect from this brand. My husband and I jumped at the chance […]