Disneyland VIP Status Achieved on Adventures By Disney’s Southern California Tour

Some travel experiences work for families of every age and interest because they have universal appeal, like a Hawaiian beach vacation or a dude ranch stay. Other trips are ideal for specific family travel styles or because they meet a certain niche. The Adventures by Disney Disneyland Resort and Southern California Short Escape falls into the…

Where to Travel in 2019 with Kids

Let the Planning Begin! Where to Travel in 2019 with Kids

As always, the New Year brings a flood of exciting travel plans for our CB team! There are so many spectacular destinations and experiences we’re looking forward to this year: skiing in Switzerland, orangutans in Borneo, wine and wilderness in Argentina, and much, much more. Here’s just a taster of the places we are headed…

Florence with Kids

The magnificent city of Florence has so many marvels to explore that planning a family trip to the city can seem a bit overwhelming. Yet the beauty of this Renaissance city, perched proudly on the Arno and nestled amid iconic villa-adorned hills, is not lost on the little ones. Nor are the wonders of the local art and architecture.

With thoughtful planning that involves the children in crafting a family-friendly itinerary, Florence will inspire lifetime memories for the entire family in a lively, exciting environment …

Where to Stay in the Jungfrau Region, Switzerland with Kids

How to Choose the Perfect Home Base in Switzerland’s Jungfrau Region

Despite its small size, Switzerland has countless towns and villages that ooze with Swiss charm, which can make looking for a home base quite difficult — especially in the beautiful Jungfrau region of the Alps. How do you know which one to choose when they all look idyllic? You could pick with abandon, but a…

Puerto Rico Beach Vacation

Postcard from Puerto Rico: A Perfect Morning on Condado Beach

The sun had already called it a day when we arrived at Puerto Rico’s Condado Beach. Lined up on the balcony of our room at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, my family of four listened to the surf with anticipation, without realizing the surprise morning would bring. Just a 15-minute drive from San…

Ireland’s Family-Friendly Charm Shines Bright at Holiday Time

The decision to travel as a family during the holiday season — especially if it’s someplace new — is a tough one. From weather worries to seemingly constant reminders about record-breaking travel, it’s oh so easy to come up with a multitude of excuses simply to stay put. But you’d be missing out, especially if…

Shakespeare's Schoolroom

The Best Way to Experience Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, England, With Your Kids

Feel free to debate, but aside from religious figures, surely the English playwright William Shakespeare is the most famous person ever to have walked this earth. His works feature on the curriculums of schools across the globe and his plays are acted out everywhere from tiny village halls to Hollywood. And what better way to introduce…

Kauai with Kids Vacation Tips

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

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…