Hawaiian Fire Surf Lessons Dry Land Instruction

Surfs Up at Disney’s New Aulani Resort in Hawaii

I’m at the new Aulani resort on Oahu this week with travel writers from around the country checking out Disney’s latest family vacation hotspot.

Stay tuned for a full report on the blog … In the meantime, I’ll share a few photo-friendly moments from our surf lesson with Hawaiian Fire, a local Honolulu-based surf school run by area firefighters for Photo Friday.


Kid-Friendly Beachside Bliss at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

I’m so incredibly lucky. My kids are great travelers and it’s rare we don’t have fun on a trip. But every now and then you have those trips that make you go Wow! We just got back from a Wow trip to the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. It’s one of the best family-friendly resorts I’ve come across, and it’s located in the heart of Huntington Beach, California.

It’s one of those places where it’s okay to feel spoiled and escape the day to day craziness …


Surf Camp for Kids in San Diego

I grew up in Del Mar, a great beach town in the North County area of San Diego. What I find special about this area is that it has retained a laid-back beach feel despite the addition of outstanding accommodations, restaurants and shopping.

Twice a year we head west to get a snippet of California life. What could be a better way to connect with your inner Californian than riding the waves?