June 29, 2017

6 Reasons to Make a Side Trip to Disneyland Paris

It’s April and that makes me think of Paris. I mean really, who doesn’t think of Paris in April? My older girls, Clare and Kate, were there with me last July (not April, but close enough) and we took the opportunity to spend the day at Disneyland Paris for Clare’s 10th birthday. I’ll be honest, Disneyland Paris was not originally […]

Paris & FlipKey.com: 6 Vacation Rental Do’s & Don’ts

Over the summer, I was able to take my older girls (ages 8 & 10) to Paris. We spent six days in the City of Light before returning home to DC. You can see some of our favorite activities in my blog post from August, Paris with Kids: 6 Family-Friendly Must-Do’s, including Disneyland Paris and the Jardin d’Acclimation. Such a […]

Paris with Kids: 6 Family-Friendly Must-Do’s

Ah, Paris. The City of Light. It’s an amazing city complete with breathtaking masterpieces, incredible architecture and some of the most delicious food you’ll find in the world. It’s also a city that can be kind of a drag for kids if you don’t know how to best explore this city as a family. Here are six must-do’s for a […]

Go International: 6 Family-Friendly Hot Spots

One of my personal travel goals, while not explicitly stated in my 2012 travel resolutions, is to take my kids (all four of them) on a trip outside the U.S. I’ve been flipping through my travel guidebooks, and one day I like Peru, the next day I like France, and now I’m back to staying here on the east coast […]

9 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Next Museum Adventure

Whether you’re taking the kids on a trip to a new city or enjoying a staycation at home, I can’t recommend museum apps more highly. You’ll find great apps to help you find museums in your city (ideal for rainy days), as well as apps to guide you through specific museums, like the American Museum of Natural History in New […]