Southern Ocean Lodge: Ends-of-the-Earth Seclusion on Australia’s Kangaroo Island

The remote location is what sets Southern Ocean Lodge apart: It is perched above Hanson Bay on the southwest coast of Kangaroo Island, the last outpost between Australia and Antarctica. The island itself is referred to as the Galapagos of Australia, home to a host of endemic wildlife — koalas, wallabies, sea lions and, of course,…

A Luxe Home Base for Breckenridge at One Ski Hill Place

Families looking for a luxe ski-in/ski-out experience in Colorado, with all the amenities of a top-notch stay, will love Breckenridge’s One Ski Hill Place, a Rock Resort. Nestled at the base of Peak 8 with a jawdropping view, the property comfortably accommodates families in condominium-style guest rooms. With roomy and well-furnished accommodations plus onsite amenities…

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…

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AmaWaterways Review: A Logistics-Free Way to Explore Normandy with Kids

Although we’ve been all over France as a family, we never figured out how to easily integrate Normandy into an itinerary. So when we decided to experience river cruising with AmaWaterways, we jumped on the chance to see this coveted corner of northwest France using a logistics-free setup. It was a good call! Our multigenerational…

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Stay in Manhattan’s Most Happening Neighborhood at The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown

The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown sits at the crossroads of the Financial District and Tribeca — the area of Manhattan where it’s all happening at the moment. There has been so much development in the neighborhood since the Freedom Tower and 9/11 Museum have opened. The property is gorgeous, and the small lobby gives…

How to Choose the Right River Rafting Trip for Your Family

Our family loves multi-day river rafting trips for the same reason we love any type of outdoor vacation: We get a chance to escape the daily routine, evade technology and screens for a few days, and bathe ourselves in nature. And unlike many vacations as parents, we don’t arrive back home more exhausted than when…