Barcelona is a city best known for its bizarre Gaudi architecture, Gothic churches, cosmopolitan beach culture and delicious tapas but, when it comes to traveling with the family, is Barcelona a good place to take the kids? When my husband and I took our two kiddos (ages 1 and 3 years old) to the Barcelona is a thriving [...]
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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Celebrate the wintery wonderland with your family, by traveling with the kids to experience some of these bucket list adventures – from meeting Santa in the Arctic circle, to dog-sledding through the Canadian wild, spotting hungry polar bears in Manitoba to braving the polar plunge in [...]
With the winter season right around the corner, many families may be thinking of a destination where they can escape the cold and find refuge somewhere warmer on a tropical island. While there are many family- friendly destinations that fit the bill, one destination to put on your list is the beach haven of the Bahamas. [...]
Thinking of planning a ski vacation for the whole family? As the winter approaches, it’s time to dust off the ol’ skis and make plans to hit the slopes. But where are the best ski resorts in Colorado for kids? For the out-of-state skier on the hunt for a family friendly ski vacation, one may feel [...]
For the parent who loves to travel, there’s no need to check your wanderlust at the nursery door. Traveling while your baby is young has some real advantages. They’re lightweight, portable, sleep a lot and best of all, you don’t have to pay for an airline ticket until they’re two years old. With more and [...]
Imagine. There you are standing thigh-high in a rushing glacial river, rod in hand, trying to catch Mr. Big. You wait patiently. Nothing. Maybe the fish aren’t hungry today, you tell yourself. A giant rainbow trout leaps out of the water nearby as if to taunt you. Grrrrr. This has historically been my experience fly [...]
From an ant’s perspective, it was a tsunami — a frothy thundering wave, curling and crushing sea anemones in its path. As it approached me, I paddled furiously with my tiny T. rex arms feeling the wave rise beneath me. This was day one of surf camp at SwellWomen, a weeklong surf and yoga retreat along [...]
A scenic region in the southeast, the classic French countryside of Provence boasts sleepy villages, Roman ruins, unparalleled wine tasting, spectacular dining and a rich history of inspiring artists like Cézanne, Picasso and Gauguin. From Cannes, the Mediterranean mecca for moviemakers, to the markets of Marseille, to Saint Rémy de Provence (where Van Gogh painted [...]
Tips for Cheap Travel This Summer How do you plan an amazing summer adventure without breaking the bank? As a travel expert, wanted to share a few of my tips and tricks to help make your summer travel more affordable. […]
When you think about the term ‘adventure’ some extreme images may come to mind: Daredevils base jumping from jagged cliff faces, hurling themselves into the air. Thrill seekers rafting down torrential foaming rivers, darting danger at every bend. Risk takers, with a need for speed, sand boarding down dunes on a quest for their next [...]