The Yeatman: Luxury On the Doorstep of Portugal’s Wine Country

Luxury abounds at The Yeatman, a stately property with magnificent views that sweep over the city of Porto, Portugal. Designed, owned and operated by the Yeatman family since the 1990s, the hotel reflects their family history in the Port trade. Careful design details pay tribute to the family’s love of wine and port, from the…

Summer Vacation Ideas 2018

Where to Go This Summer: 5 Spectacular Experiences for Families

As families are looking ahead to summer travel and in search of experiences that will allow them to reconnect, our Ciao Bambino Family Vacation Advisor team is a go-to resource when it comes to planning a vacation no family member will soon forget. We personally scout many of the destinations we recommend, from the best family…

Choosing the Right Luxury Safari for Your Family

A safari is at the top of many families’ vacation bucket lists! We’ve worked with many of our clients to find and book just the right safari for their needs, and among our go-to tour operators is &Beyond, which specializes in custom-designed luxury safaris all over Africa (and adventures elsewhere in the world as well).…

Copenhagen with Kids

72 Hours in Copenhagen with Kids

Copenhagen is a charming city known for its smart Scandinavian design and overall laid-back vibe. Though it’s not as flashy as some European capitals, Copenhagen is a firm family favorite — the people are extremely welcoming, the terrain bike-friendly and the green spaces and parks plentiful. Here’s our guide to a long weekend in this…

Things to Do in Spain with Kids

10 Amazing Things to Do in Spain with Kids

Spain is one of the most diverse countries in Europe, both culturally and geographically. Each region has its own identity and language, and throughout the country you’ll find whitewashed villages, bustling cities, beach and mountain towns, and everything in between. And Spaniards love children, so it is an easy country for families to explore. We…

Family Ski Trips: Best of Vail and Beaver Creek with Kids

A family weekend of skiing is a wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors and beauty of the Colorado mountains, and to create memories. Our family of five (three boys ages 10, 15 and 17) had the wonderful opportunity to experience two amazing family-friendly ski resorts in Colorado: Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek. Both resorts…

Family Beach Vacations

Best Family Beach Vacations for Kids at Every Age

There’s a reason beach vacations are so popular among families, striking the perfect balance of activity and relaxation for grownups and little ones. From Hawaii and the Caribbean to Mexico and Thailand, these beaches are some of the best for jet-setters of all ages, thanks in part to warmer temps and calmer waters. Favorite Family…

Tips for Visiting Buckingham Palace with Kids

With Prince Harry’s wedding only a few months away, another royal baby expected this spring and the growing popularity of the television series The Crown, one of London’s most iconic landmarks is seeing a rebirth in interest among visitors: Buckingham Palace. Yet it remains elusive to many parents, both because it is only open 10…

Thailand with Kids

Thailand with Kids: Insider Tips from a Traveling Mom

Ciao Bambino Family Travel Advisor and mom Melissa Smith spent three years living in Asia, and makes a persuasive case for why taking your kids to Thailand should be a priority. Here, she shares her thoughts on the best 10-day family itinerary, hotel picks and safety tips. Tips for Visiting Thailand with Kids Thailand is a…