December 18, 2014

10 Luxury Hotel Spas Catering to Kids & Teens

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Earlier this week, I posted about the Top 5 Trends in Luxury Family Travel, one of which was spa treatments for kids and teens. These are definitely popular both here and abroad with hotels from California to Cape Town to Florence offering specialized treatments just for kids, tweens and teens. Take a look at 10 luxury hotel spas catering to […]

Family Vacation: 10 Reasons to Stay in Cork, Ireland

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Last summer, we spent three weeks in Ireland. Most people assume Dublin, but no, we stayed in Cork. Actually, we stayed in a small village just 10 minutes outside Cork called Douglas as part of a home exchange with an Irish family. It was the perfect base and from Douglas we were able to do so much. Take a look […]

20 Free Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles

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Several years ago, our family took a road trip around California. Los Angeles was a great place to start our adventure as there are so many free activities throughout the city. Take a look at 20 free activities for families that should top your list while in the Los Angeles area. 1. Star Watch on the Red Carpet.  Our first […]

5 Must-Reads for Your Disneyland Adventure

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When you think of a Disney vacation, the words “last-minute” do not immediately come to mind.  However, that’s exactly what my family did a few months ago when we had an opportunity to go to Disneyland in Anaheim, California. While months, if not years, can go into planning a trip to Disneyland, we had a blast with our fly-by-the-seat-of-our-pants vacation. […]

Inside Disney: Must-Do Holiday Events at Walt Disney World

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If any place knows how to get into the holiday spirit, it’s Walt Disney World. There are countless ways that you and your family can embrace the holidays while vacationing at Walt Disney World. Here are my top picks for holiday fun: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party: Held on select dates through December 21, you can watch snow fall on […]

Inside Disney: Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival

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If you are planning a trip to Walt Disney World over the next few weeks, then a day spent at Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival is a must. There are so many events taking place each day through Nov. 12, and it’s such a great way to introduce your children to a variety of cultures and cuisines. Here are […]