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Learning how to make crêpes (and friends) in Paris

Sometimes when you travel, all of the puzzle pieces just come together beyond your expectations. You manage to combine the right location, the right activity, and the right style of travel… perhaps without even trying. We were fortunate to have one such experience on our family trip to Paris: we learned how to make crêpes […]

Paris with kids: 5 tips for an amazing family trip to Paris

Usually when families think of kid-friendly vacations, theme parks and all-inclusive resorts are the first options that come to mind. Those trips with kids have their place, but if your heart sings at the thought of exploring Europe with kids, I have one piece of advice to offer: DO IT.   We’ve gone on many […]

Family-friendly British Columbia: Things to do in Vancouver with kids and day trips from Vancouver

We love Vancouver! Now that that’s out of the way. Vancouver (and the rest of British Columbia) has so much to offer families – a mix of city life, quiet leafy streets for strolling, restaurants serving cuisine from around the world, and more outdoor activities than you could ever tackle on one trip. We love […]

How to sail Croatia in style

We always love exploring coastal regions by boat, and the beautiful blue waters of the Adriatic Sea off of Croatia provide an ideal adventure for our family trip! While there are many options for sailing and kayaking in Croatia, we hooked up with Opcija Tours, based in Split, for our private charter.

Your Puerto Rico family trip: Luquillo Beach with Kids

We haven’t done many beach vacations since having kids. Too much stuff to schlep, too much sunscreen to apply, and not nearly enough time with a good book and a cold drink. But when we started planning a spring break trip with our good friends and their baby (who live on the East Coast), Puerto […]

Ireland with Kids: Visiting the Cliffs of Moher

Visiting the Cliffs of Moher with Kids Want to see the rest of our Ireland with Kids trip report? If you’ve seen The Princess Bride or Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the dramatic views  of the Cliffs of Moher should be familiar. From their peak, the cliffs drop 700ft (and over 300 million years!) […]

Ireland with Kids: Things to do in Dingle

Visiting the Dingle peninsula in County Kerry was one of the highlights of our trip to Ireland. The scenery is spectacular – towering green hills falling into the deep blue ocean, with five times as many sheep as people in the towns along the way. It was an easy 40 minute drive from our rental […]

So Cal Weekend: Joshua Tree with Kids

Joshua Tree with kids Why Joshua Tree? This expansive National Park sits at the intersection of the Mojave and Colorado deserts – a two-in-one for your budding naturalists. If you have city kids like I do, there’s something special about getting them away to the outdoors – and Joshua Tree in particular borders on other-worldly. […]

Ireland with Kids: On the Ring of Kerry

Thanks to a great deal on our rental house and an abundance of local activities, we spent a full week staying in Killarney. We’ve already shared a few activities to do in town, but there are even more if you head out nearby! Check out the kids #1 top pick for Ireland down below. Want […]

Ireland with Kids: Mucking about the Muckross estate

        Mucking about Muckross with Kids Want to see the rest of our Ireland with Kids trip report? The Muckross estate formed the original core of Killarney National Park and today it is one of the top attractions in the area. There is truly something for everyone! A Victorian mansion with expansive […]

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