Ammos Hotel: A Hip, Fun Home Base for Families on the Island of Crete

Tucked into the northwest shore of Crete, Greece’s largest island, lies a wonderful gem for families: Ammos Hotel. This family-friendly boutique property is welcoming and laid-back as well as unassumingly cool. With only 33 rooms and an attentive, congenial staff, the mini-resort feels like home upon arrival — if home were on the beautiful Aegean sea, complete with a…

Best Beach Destinations in Thailand with Kids

Thailand is known for its beautiful stretches of sand; after all, this is the place where Leonardo DiCaprio filmed The Beach. With stunning coastal scenery, world-class customer service and a wide range of luxury hotels, Thailand is a favorite among world travelers looking to take in some vitamin D. The Thai are known for their…

Parknasilla Resort & Spa: A Fairytale Coastal Escape on Ireland’s Ring of Kerry

After four days at Parknasilla Resort & Spa, I have a bold but true assertion to make: Of all the family-friendly resorts we’ve stayed in across the world, this is our new favorite. We have been fortunate enough to experience some pretty amazing places, but Parknasilla, situated on the Wild Atlantic Way along the Ring of…

5-Star Luxury Amid Slovakia’s Mountains at Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras

Prepare to be immersed in luxury and style as you step into the Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras in Strba Strbske Pleso, Slovakia. From the minute you walk through the rotating glass doors into the opulent and inviting reception hall, to the minute you reluctantly must accept that your time at the hotel has come to…

Thailand Ancient City

Postcard from Thailand: The Ancient City

A part of Bangkok‘s allure is its bustle, but when you’re looking for a quieter, more introspective day, head to the Ancient City. About 40 minutes outside Bangkok by private taxi, the Ancient City is a beautifully manicured reserve that is home to more than 100 replicas of Thailand’s best-known monuments and architectural sites. With plenty…

Germany Travel Must-Do with Kids: Christmas Magic in Berlin

I am now a spoiled Christmas-season traveler. Why? Berlin, and more specifically, Christmas markets in Berlin. Everyone who has had the chance to experience Christmas markets in Europe — whether in Prague, Dresden, Salzburg or Brussels — knows just how special these festivities can be. Not only are they laden with stunning decorations, one-of-a-kind handmade crafts…

Hotel Llenaire Mallorca pool

Hotel Llenaire: A Serene Home Base with Spectacular Service on Kid-Friendly Mallorca

There aren’t many places in the world that feel as much like home as Hotel Llenaire does. Although it’s obvious from the landscape, the luxury and the alluring beach below that you are not at home, the warm welcome and impeccable service during a stay makes guests feel like they belong. Located only a mile from Port Pollensa Beach — one…