Postcard from California: The Magical Monterey Peninsula

California might be the most dynamic of the 50 states, with deserts, valleys, dramatic coastlines, winding rivers, world-class skiing and so much more. Yet nowhere shows off the state’s epic beauty quite like the Monterey Peninsula. Stretching from Santa Cruz through Big Sur, a drive along this unforgettable coastline is the perfect family getaway. Whether you choose to…

What to Do in Nepal with Kids

Heart of the Himalayas: Why Nepal Should Be On Your Family Bucket List

After its devastation by the 2015 earthquake, Nepal is steadily rebounding, and there’s never been a better time to explore this wonderful country with kids. For all but the most intrepid families, Nepal lies well outside the usual comfort zone. Traveling here is not easy, and yet it’s one of the most impactful and intoxicating…

Top Things to Do in Toronto with Kids

A diverse metropolis of three million people, or six million if you count the greater metropolitan area, Toronto is Canada’s largest city — though not its capital (neighboring Ottawa has that honor). On the northern shore of Lake Ontario, just across the water from New York state, Toronto’s history spans from its early settlement by…

Jock Safari Lodge Review for Families

Jock Safari Lodge: Creature Comforts in South Africa’s Krueger National Park

Jock Safari Lodge is the very first privately owned and operated concession in South Africa’s Krueger National Park (KNP). Located at the junction of the Mitomeni and Biyamiti rivers at the southern tip of KNP, Jock Safari Lodge is situated on 6,000 hectares (nearly 15,000 acres) in the pristine region of Bushveld, regarded as the…

Sydney Bridge Climb

Essential Tips for Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney is jam-packed with family-friendly sights and activities. Days are easily filled splashing at Bondi Beach or visiting the Sydney Opera House and the sparkling harbor it calls home. But for families with a flair for adventure, the trek to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a must-do, with 360-degree views of the…

Northern California Road Trip

A Perfect Northern California Road Trip Itinerary

Our iconic Grand California Family Road Trip — a longtime favorite with CB! travel planning clients — has families covered for all the big destinations south of San Francisco. But what if you want to hit the northern coastline as well? We’re happy to offer up some love for the north, with a guide to seven nights…

Charleston Walking Tour

Postcard from South Carolina: Stroll Back in Time Through Historic Charleston

Stunningly pretty and drenched in Lowcountry charm, Charleston, South Carolina, is the grandest of urban grande dames. While this coastal gem feels vibrant and fresh, it also flaunts its past with pride — nowhere more so than in the historic district at the very heart of town. This is Charleston as you’ve always pictured it,…