Nature, History and Haciendas: Three Unforgettable Weeks in Ecuador with Kids

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Ecuador is ideal for families looking for a cultural vacation filled with nature, adventure, new foods and new customs. Roughly the size of Colorado, Ecuador offers a combination of the jungle, the Galápagos islands and colonial history — all in one trip. My family’s recent three-week itinerary contained all of these elements plus a few days of…

72 Hours in Cape Town with Kids

Things to Do in Cape Town with Kids

South Africa is fast becoming a popular holiday destination for families all over the world. And with its majestic mountain scenery, white sand beaches and Mediterranean climate, Cape Town is the jewel in this country’s crown. I recently spent a long weekend in the city with my young toddler, Mary, and found the “fairest Cape”…