Creature Comforts in the Panamanian Jungle at Red Frog Beach Resort


Dreaming about a beach vacation to an unspoiled archipelago in Caribbean? Bocas Del Toro deserves a place on the short list. Dating back to Christopher Columbus, who explored the area in 1502, these islands in northeastern Panama offer a unique vacation experience for adventure-seeking families who want a rugged, exotic and off-the-beaten-path destination to explore…

Where to Eat in Barcelona with Kids


A melting pot of cultures like so many port cities, Barcelona offers a wide array of excellent restaurants. When traveling as a family, the invariable question of choosing a restaurant that will make everyone happy is key. We’ve done some on-the-ground research of family-friendly places with menus that have something for everyone in Barcelona. Top Tips for…

Casual Beachfront Elegance for All Ages at Kauai’s Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas


There’s a lot for both parents and kids to love about The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, part of the upscale Princeville community on Kauai’s wild and dramatic North Shore. Nestled along a cliff above the ocean, it offers sweeping views of the scenery, as well as opportunities for all kinds of adventure—both onsite and in the surrounding area. Family-Friendly…

A Kid-Friendly Costa Rica Adventure


I was in my front yard catching up on everything I didn’t do while I was on vacation when my neighbor asked me about my trip to Costa Rica and if I would go back again. I didn’t even hesitate to answer, “In a heartbeat,” I said. Her next question was of course, why?

And I have to admit I hadn’t really thought about it until she asked. On our trip, there were two parents, one grandparent and two borderline tween girls.