Top 5 Reasons to Visit Israel with Kids

Our love of history and interest in our combined Christian and Jewish heritage put a trip to Israel on our horizon. With a vibrant cultural scene, Israel offers a plethora of engaging activities, making it perfect for active family travel. Israel is also a country that embraces children and kids are welcome, even celebrated, almost…

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vietnam with Kids

Not long ago, we decided we were ready for an adventure in Asia with kids. We wanted an active family vacation in a culturally interesting destination with the availability of beaches for some relaxation. Originally, we were thinking Thailand, however, once we started talking with the owner of Ciao Bambino’s preferred tour operator partner who has led trips throughout…

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The Ultimate Guide to Cambodia’s Temples of Angkor with Kids

Walk through Angkor Wat and the other temples of Angkor in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province, and you’re transported a thousand years back in time to the ancient Khmer civilization. Both kids and adults are riveted, imagining kings like Javaman the Great or Suryavarman II ruling a vast Khmer empire from Angkor — once the capital city and the…

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Tips to Make Multigenerational Travel Fun for All

Literally, our best family memories are from the multigenerational vacations we take each year with grandparents, siblings, and cousins. Not only are memories formed, but the lasting bonds between family members who live far away are fortified.

These trips are key in keeping our bi-coastal families very close. But, let’s be real, some of our biggest family blowouts have also been on these vacations. How do you maximize the good time while minimizing tension?

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Tips for Healthy Travel with Kids

Like clockwork, the night before we are heading out of town I hear the, “Mom, I have a sore throat.” Given that I have four kids, aka mini petri dishes, it’s not uncommon for one of them to be sick, or brewing some sickness at all times.

Over the years, we’ve discovered that being prepared and having a plan of action saves both time and worry while traveling with kids.

The New Peninsula Paris Takes Parisian Luxury to a New Level

The Peninsula Paris takes Parisian luxury to a new level by delivering the impeccable service and accommodations with which the Peninsula brand has become synonymous. Spending more than four years and $580 million dollars, Peninsula Hotels and Resorts meticulously restored a Haussmannian-style building, with a dedication to highlighting its historic beauty coupled with a commitment to top-notch modern comforts.…

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Families Slow Down and Reconnect at Migis Lodge in Maine

Migis Lodge honors the heritage of American Plan Resorts with family-focused activities, personalized service, wonderful meals and a traditional yet low-key atmosphere. Although the lodge is located just 30 minutes from Portland, Maine, when you drive up the winding, wooded road to the lodge, it feels like you are a world away. Tucked into a quiet…

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An Active Family Vacation at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

With four kids ranging from ages 6 to 15, finding interesting activities that please everyone is both fun and challenging. Lying in the sun day after day is not our speed, so picking the right family vacation destination is very important. For this reason, Naples in Florida is one of our favorite family getaways as we can do a bit…