10 Unforgettable Ways to Experience New York with Kids

New York City is perhaps the world’s most thrilling playground for kids of all ages. The pool of possibilities is bottomless, and no niche is too small — whatever your children are passionate about, they’ll find ample ways to indulge, from shopping to show tunes. Here are 10 of our favorite ideas for tailoring a…

Essential Tips for Visiting the Vatican with Kids

One of the most common questions we get asked by our Italy travel planning clients is, “Should we take our kids to the Vatican?” For most families, the answer is yes … with caveats. The Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica are unquestionable highlights of a visit to Rome, yet they can overwhelm…

Ciao Bambino Names the Best Family Hotels of 2017

Although our Ciao Bambino team is constantly scouting and road-testing accommodations all over the world, our favorite feedback on the best family hotels comes from our clients. We help hundreds of families each year plan trips of a lifetime, including hotels and resorts that not only satisfy the needs of little travelers but are destination-worthy…

Scotland with Kids

A Tour of Scotland with Kids

With its spectacular landscapes, dramatic ruins, wild coastal beauty and wealth of culture, Scotland offers so many tempting possibilities that it can feel daunting to choose. The good news? That also means it’s hard to go wrong. Our top itinerary suggestion for first-time visitors pairs a few days of immersion in Edinburgh’s ancient past and…

Places to Visit in Australia and New Zealand

Live with a CB! Trip Planner: Best Places to Visit in Australia and New Zealand with Kids

Exotic in feel, yet familiar from films, music artists and other pop culture icons, Australia and New Zealand are at the top of many families’ bucket lists. But planning a trip to these two countries isn’t as intuitive as some other destinations, and parents often have trouble finding the right place to start. Australia is…

Best Things to Do in Ljubljana, Slovenia with Kids

Ljubljana is a dreamboat of a European capital. Compact yet bursting with character, Slovenia’s premier city pairs livable ease and friendly locals with an impressive cultural scene, all wrapped into a stunningly pretty package that draws comparisons to cousins like Budapest and Prague. Although it still flies under the radar, that won’t last — now…

Traveling Tags

CB! Traveling Tags Contest: Announcing the Winner of a Stay at Flathead Lake Lodge!

This summer marked our first-ever Traveling #Tags contest, where we invited globetrotting families to tag us in their Facebook and Instagram posts as they explored the world with kids in tow. The prize? A deeply discounted stay at one of our favorite dude ranches, the spectacular Flathead Lake Lodge in Montana. We had an enthusiastic response, with…