10 Amazing Mother-Daughter Getaways Around the World

Memories of traveling as a kid have a way of affecting the memories you make as a parent. Born and raised on the East Coast, I remember the excitement of visiting California for the first time with my mother and the subsequent college choice that resulted. I remember walking through Venice’s St. Mark’s Square with…

Sleeping Bear at Reid Glacier

Off-The-Grid Luxury Cruising in Alaska with Kids

When you think of an Alaska cruise, a large ship with a couple thousand passengers, endless food buffets, a kids’ club and nightly entertainment comes to mind. Good news, there are other options for families.

This summer as part of my family’s two week Southeast Alaska vacation we spent one week cruising the Inside Passage with Un-Cruise Adventures on a luxury, family themed cruise with 65 passengers. As a family, this was a vacation first; our kids, 7 and 10, enjoyed a level of independence that allowed them to experience Alaska …