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.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya: All-Inclusive Luxury on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast


As the only family-friendly all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean to receive the AAA Five Diamond award, Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers guests an exceptional vacation experience. Although many aspects of the property are truly grand — from the impressive entrance to the vaulted lobby to the gourmet dining — Grand Velas manages to strike the perfect…