Kidding Around Kauai: Why the Garden Isle is a Dream for Families

Kauai with Kids Vacation Tips

Kauai is that rare destination that doesn’t just live up to the hype — it transcends it. There’s simply no way to capture its ancient, powerful landscape in words, or to convey the otherworldly mystique that pervades this pastoral island (the oldest in the Hawaiian archipelago). Hawaiians talk of mana, which loosely translates to spiritual energy. On Kauai, the magic of mana takes hold straightaway, tightening its…

Endless Ways for Families to Play at Sardinia’s Beachside Forte Village Resort

Forte Village Resort Review for Families

Although Europeans have flocked to Sardinia as a summer playground for decades, it’s not on the radar for many Americans traveling with kids. We recently had the chance not only to experience Sardinia itself, but also to stay at Forte Village Resort on the island’s southern tip — one of the premier family-friendly beach resorts in the world…

Where to Go Next in Europe: Magical, Mystical Romania

Best Places to Visit in Romania with Kids

We’re excited to introduce a new family-friendly destination to Ciao Bambino: Romania! This rugged, mountainous country on the Black Sea remains untouched by the tourist hordes that have crept into some of its Eastern European neighbors. From intricate castles and thick-walled churches to pristine forests and meadows flecked with wildflowers, it will capture kids’ fantasies…