Italy Off the Beaten Path: Stunning Scenery and Laid-Back Charm in the Piemonte

Piemonte, Italy

Often overlooked for headliners like Tuscany and Rome, Italy’s Piemonte (Piedmont) region offers families fantastic scenery, delicious regional food and wine, and an unbeatable locale with easy access and proximity to France and Switzerland. While it’s not on the well-worn Italian tourist path, its landscape is just as enticing with rolling hills, quaint towns that aren’t…

72 Hours in Warsaw with Kids

What do you envision when you think of Warsaw? I wasn’t really sure what to expect on our first of what became many visits to this Central European capital. If you’ve studied Polish history, you know that it is tragic, and that Warsaw itself was completely destroyed during WWII. But if you visit, what you’ll…

Why Bavaria, Germany is a Dream Destination for Families

The archetypical things you picture when you think of Germany — lederhosen, castles, the Alps, beer, Maypoles, and folk festivals — are all found in the beautiful fairytale region of southern Bavaria, the largest and oldest federal-state in Germany. Historical buildings and stunning landscapes, friendly rural and city folk, make this a great family travel destination.

Let’s start with food, since many of us are challenged …