Barcelona with Toddlers

Tips for Visiting Barcelona with Babies, Toddlers, and Young Children

Introduction to Barcelona with kids

Barcelona, a cosmopolitan city facing the Mediterranean, it is considered a great destination for traveling with babies and toddlers. With mild temperatures all year long and its 4.5 km of sandy beaches this family-friendly city …

Barcelona offers many activities for all interests and ages. Walking around its famous promenade Las Ramblas …


Summertime Family Fun on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Part of the beauty of summer vacation is being able to get up and just go. A tank of gas and a little gusto can have huge payoff, especially when the final destination for your family is a place like the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

Getting There

About a two hour drive from San Francisco, the Boardwalk and summer go hand in hand. You’ll spend the first hour on the freeway, but the second hour, after you pass …


Things to Do in Vancouver with Kids

What is a Canuck?

After spending three days in Vancouver, I really still wasn’t sure. So I googled it. Canuck is a slang word for Canadians. It’s also refers to the wildly popular NHL hockey team the Vancouver Canucks. Folks in Vancouver love their hockey team. The only thing they may love more is their city.

Vancouver is the 5th largest city in Canada. It’s West End neighborhood is one of the most densely populated …

Family Travel Traditions in Ocean City, New Jersey

For many, a trip to Ocean City, New Jersey represents tradition. Kids who grew up playing in the fine, white sand, become parents and bring their kids back to the beach to do the same.

It’s not uncommon for three generations to come together (often under one roof) for a week, or even a summer on this island. The sense of family is strong, and that’s the way Ocean City likes it.

Off-the-Beaten-Path Activities in Boston

If your kids have already marched the Freedom Trail or you are simply looking for something a little different than the typical “Top 5 Family Activities in Boston”, this list was created for you.

Don’t get me wrong, Boston’s popular sights are excellent, but between school trips and family visits, we’re always looking for something fresh to draw us into town.

Dublin: Five Favorite Kid-Friendly Activities

Planning a family trip to Ireland? Consider spending a number of days in the country’s largest city, Dublin. There is much to recommend Dublin for a family summer holiday. My kids love the long days and ancient feel to the city. And when they’ve had enough of urban life, the countryside—filled with farms, castles and greenery—is just a short jaunt away.

Please note that if you’re traveling to Dublin outside of the high season (May – September), some attractions may be closed or have limited hours.

Paris Week: Ten Off-the-Beaten-Track Places to Take Kids

Paris is famous for romance and culture, not necessarily as a child-friendly city. I remember when I first moved here, I wondered how I would be able to bring up two kids in a city where the only places I found to take them were small parks for smokers where kids were not even allowed to walk on the grass!

In fact, with a little bit of research there are tons of things to go with kids of any age. For the older children, the museums and children’s theaters are fabulous.