Travel with kids

Crete's Best Beaches With Kids

Crete's Best Beaches With Kids

After a perfect family beach vacation to Mallorca in 2016, we found it hard to consider anything else but going back in 2017. Hundreds of stunning beaches, beautiful landscapes, crystal clear water . . . you can read all about that here

And then my husband threw a wrench in things, "how about we try some place new?" 

What? Did I just hear that right? I was so set on going back to Mallorcan perfection, that I hadn't even given thought to some other beach locale. We looked at our options, and ultimately we decided to throw caution to the wind and try some place new.

Thailand: Our Favorite Spot on Phuket with Kids

Thailand: Our Favorite Spot on Phuket with Kids

Trapeze flying, batik painting, and organic vegetable planting. Milk and cookies at turn-down. A bakery with a selection of old-school American candy. A pool with water fountains, giant turtles, a life guard-assisted slide, and continuous bubbles. Free popsicles from 12-3pm every day. A fantastic kids' club. Giant scoops of ice cream atop home-made waffle cones. You guys,  if you are planning on visiting Phuket with your family, this is the place: the JW Marriott Phuket.

Our Favorite Spot in Northern Thailand with Kids

Our Favorite Spot in Northern Thailand with Kids

Our family has a great love affair with Thailand. After all, we were married in Thailand, two of our three children were born in Bangkok, and the third was only four months old when we arrived in Thailand. Just so you know, with Thailand, I cannot be objective. I will always be biased. It is such a wonderful country to visit - especially with kids.

5 Reasons Why Venice with Kids Is a Good Idea

5 Reasons Why Venice with Kids Is a Good Idea

Venice . . . ahh, Venice. The mere mention of the name of the city evokes a certain je ne sais quoi. Magic, romance, glamour, exclusivity. It is the perfect place for a honeymoon, a marriage proposal, a trip back in time, a romantic get-away. But Venice as a family destination? A place to visit with kids? Blasphemy!

Except not.

8 Reasons Why You Should Travel With Your Kids (Even If It Is Exhausting)

8 Reasons Why You Should Travel With Your Kids (Even If It Is Exhausting)

If you loved to travel pre-kids, you probably got a big shock the first time you traveled with kids. Goodbye vacation, hello stressful multi-tasking of the whereabouts, safety, and happiness of little people amidst canceled flights, busy airports, and a foreign place where you don’t speak the language.