Where to stay in Flagstaff: Little America Flagstaff review

best places to stay in flagstaff

Frequent readers of this blog will know that our family generally chooses vacation rental apartments when we travel. We like the space and the feeling of homeyness. But when I was looking into places to stay in Flagstaff for our visit to the Grand Canyon on our big road trip, I kept coming back to … Read more

Tasting Peljesac Wine in Croatia, from the Plavac Mali grape to Dingac wine

Peljesac wine plavac mali

Explore the old city and climb the walls of Dubrovnik… check.  Take the aerial tram up to the lookout above the city… check. Dine at one of the many delicious restaurants… check. Looking for day trips from Dubrovnik to get a better feel for the surrounding area? Consider exploring the Peljesac Peninsula to taste Dalmatian … Read more

Under the Tuscan Sun: Fine Wine Tasting Tours and Lunch at Avignonesi

fine wine tasting tours and food pairing

All it takes is five minutes driving through the Tuscan countryside before you realize that this place is much more stunning than the pictures you see online. Rolling hills and small towns dot the region. The sun radiates down on beautiful lush green landscape as far as the eye can see.  Much has already been … Read more

Learning how to make crêpes (and friends) in Paris

how to make crepes

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 … Read more

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

Whistler-Blackcomb peak-to-peak tram

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 … Read more