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Swimming With Pigs in the Bahamas!!

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. [...]

Swimming With Pigs in the Bahamas!!2017-11-20T21:55:06+00:00

Best Ski Resorts in Colorado For Kids

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 [...]

Best Ski Resorts in Colorado For Kids2017-12-27T22:07:59+00:00

Top Luxury Hotels When Traveling With A Baby

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 [...]

Top Luxury Hotels When Traveling With A Baby2017-12-27T21:52:33+00:00

Fly Fishing in Beaver Creek Colorado: A Romantic Getaway For the Amorous Angler

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 [...]

Fly Fishing in Beaver Creek Colorado: A Romantic Getaway For the Amorous Angler2017-11-16T20:54:44+00:00

Road Trip through Provence France with Baby

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 [...]

Road Trip through Provence France with Baby2017-08-03T18:09:42+00:00

How to Turn a Staycation Into An Adventure

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 [...]

How to Turn a Staycation Into An Adventure2017-08-03T18:05:43+00:00

Where To Go Caving in Puerto Rico

There was a time when I knew as much about Puerto Rico as I do about Quantum Physics. Nada. My cultural and historical references for this exotic U.S. territory were limited to lyrics from 1960s musicals (i.e. the catchy “I want to live in America” tune sung in West Side Story, that paints Puerto Rico [...]

Where To Go Caving in Puerto Rico2017-08-03T18:10:19+00:00

Best Thing to Do in Greenland: Dog Sledding

As if to welcome our tour group, a thousand wolf-like canines, chained and fierce, howled hauntingly. Pairs of multi-colored eyes (one blue, one brown) calculated our every move. It was a Stephen King novel, Arctic style. There I was in Illusiat, an isolated coastal city in the Western part of Greenland, preparing for my first dog [...]

Best Thing to Do in Greenland: Dog Sledding2017-08-02T20:36:28+00:00