Traveling with family or a large group? Renting a villa may be a better value than a hotel. With the right villa rental, you'll have more space, family-friendly amenities and can live like locals rather than tourists. Plus, depending on the villa, you can save money.
We decided to divide our time with a week in Scotland, a week in London and Paris and a week in Switzerland. This combination turned out to be a great itinerary for a family trip to Europe.
Summer may not be over yet, but now is the time to start planning your fall getaways. Airfares and hotel prices are starting to drop for the autumn mo...
I started traveling at a young age and I never stopped, thanks to my parents, who nourished and incited my passion to discover different cultures and realities.
Finding seats together when you fly isn't always easy these days unless you pay sometimes exorbitant fees for "main cabin extra," "economy plus," or other "preferred" economy seats because that's all that's available when booking a flight.
If you're looking for a fun, affordable beach getaway, visit Puerto Rico, home to plenty of beaches and nightlife, and enough options to satisfy every foodie, nature lover, and history buff.
After a visit to one of these destinations, they'll return to school knowing that learning can be fun. Apparently, if you hide education behind a cloak of fun (dinosaurs, astronauts, dolphins and observatories), they will love it.
Ice cream is arguably the one dessert that everybody, adults and kids alike, cannot help but love - maybe it's because not only does it cool you down on hot summer days, it's also very comforting.
Truth: Family vacations are a whirlwind of frantically keeping your people entertained and happy when what you want is to be bored. Just for 10 minutes. One minute. One second.
By default, children view parents as resident experts of the universe. Although kids possess the capacity to thrive when exposed to new experiences, they still seek the security of Mom and Dad when dealing with the unknown.
What's the secret to a great family vacation? Finding a location that allows everyone to explore and have fun -- at their own pace. A spot where the kids (most likely bursting with energy) can have a blast while you enjoy a relaxing massage and a margarita... or several margaritas.
The capital of Slovenia might be small in terms of size but it's quality over quantity that makes Ljubljana special. It has everything you need, it is easily accessible, intimate and it quickly makes you believe you know its every nook and cranny.
Many parents are right to be terrified about their kids' level of oblivion. Scheduled to the max, and investing their down time in an electronic matrix, many kids are lacking a skill we used to take for granted -- the ability to meet circumstances and challenges outside the lives that have been staged for them.
In June, I had the great pleasure of exploring the Timbavati game reserve in South Africa, a ruggedly beautiful region about six hours northeast of Johannesburg by car.
From now until the end of September, there's everything from musical and dance events to Italian feasts to a Hong Kong Boat Festival that are out of this world and great for kids of all ages. Here's a shortlist of what's coming up so you don't miss out on their best offerings for kids.
A fabulous villa is the holy grail of a successful family getaway. You can all chill out, claim your own space and not fret about what time breakfast is served or whether your kids are annoying the honeymoon couple round the pool.