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Why Go to the Dominican Republic with Kids

Miles of gorgeous beaches with powdery white sand and brilliant, warm blue water. Top-rated resorts and golf courses. The Dominican Republic has all of these things, but so do other Caribbean islands. What makes the Dominican Republic really stand out for a family beach vacation? Good Reasons to Head to the Dominican Republic with Kids People…

The San Francisco skyline from our hotel window.

A Historic San Francisco Bay Area Kid-Friendly Hotel: Cavallo Point

At the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Cavallo Point  is a perfect base, literally, for exploring Sausalito, Muir Woods and San Francisco. Previously an U.S. Army post, the 10-acre property features a complex of former officers’ residences that have been converted into luxurious and sprawling suites, ideal for families. Kid-Friendly Review of Cavallo Point: The…

With views like this, it is no wonder Ponta da Piedade is considered one of the most beautiful spots in the Algarve.

Great Kid-Friendly Things to Do in the Algarve, Portugal

Portugal is a small country (about the size of the state of Indiana), but it packs an impressive amount of breathtaking scenery, world-changing history, and family fun into its limited geographic boundaries. And the Algarve region of southern Portugal offers all this, plus lots of beautiful beaches, to round out your holiday. Things To Do in…

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Five Surprising Discoveries While Traveling in China with Kids

I just got back — literally! — from a transformative experience in China with a boutique, luxury private guided tour operator called Mandarin Journeys. You will hear much more about them in the upcoming weeks and months as I share the details of my trip to Shanghai and the surrounding provinces with another mom and…

Choose between the pools and the sea at the Heritage Awali

The Heritage Awali on Mauritius Caters to Every Age and Stage

If you’re looking for a hotel in the Indian Ocean that caters to babes in arms through to teens, you can stop looking now. You will find something for everyone at The Heritage Awali on the beautiful island of Mauritius. We certainly did. Family-Friendly Review of The Heritage Awali The resort is spread across a beautiful bay along…

Windsor Court Hotel

A Gracious New Orleans Welcome for Families at Luxury Icon Windsor Court Hotel

Windsor Court Hotel has quite a reputation, in the best possible way. Mention to those in the know that you have an upcoming stay, and they’ll sigh wistfully at your good fortune. After it opened some 30 years ago, Windsor Court’s subdued opulence and impeccable attention to detail swiftly raised the bar for New Orleans accommodations. Those same…

The private communal garden also features a children's playground

Europa House: The Perfect Central London Retreat

Set within a majestic mansion block in the upmarket central London suburb of Little Venice, Europa House offers a selection of spacious apartments with all the services you’d expect of a luxury hotel. Family-Friendly Hotel Review: Europa House Oodles of Outside Space The best bit about Europa House is its access to one of those…