Tips for Planning a Trip to Morocco with Kids

Family Riding Camels in Sahara Desert Morocco

If you followed my recent trip to Morocco on Twitter or read Morocco Family Adventure on Mother of All Trips last week, you know our experience in this North African country was tremendous.

International trips that include multiple stops in remote locations, however, require meticulous planning. Add kids to the trip and there’s a new layer of vulnerability and complexity to consider. There are things …

Best Tips for Traveling in Europe with Teens

Europe with Teens

At home and abroad, teenagers tend to get a bad rap. However, I absolutely love traveling with my teens. Having successfully graduated from the stroller-using, nap-needing, peek-a-boo-playing age, my teens are excellent travelers, full of curiosity, enthusiasm and only the occasional eye-roll. Traveling through Europe with teens — with all its history, culture, and cuisine…

EmptyMet: A Unique Way to See New York’s Metropolitan Museum Without the Crowds

EmptyMet tour, Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City draws more than 6 million visitors a year. Translation: On any given day, you might share its hallowed halls with about 16,000 other art enthusiasts — an overwhelming crowd level for kids, especially smaller ones who can’t see over anyone’s head. Add in the fact that most children will only spend…

Barefoot Beach Luxury Near Lisbon at Martinhal Cascais Family Hotel

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Located in a suburb of Lisbon, Portugal, Martinhal Cascais Family Hotel has a breezy coastal vibe that appeals to a grown-up sense of style. The aesthetic of the family-focused Martinhal brand is best described as “sophisticated surf,” and its newest property is an ideal option for families looking for a luxury Portuguese vacation. With its airy, modern and sleek decor,…