Family Travel

The full moon above Lake Louise sinks lower in the morning sky

Exploring Lake Louise by Canoe

After climbing into our warmest clothes, we stepped outside into the eerie quiet. The full moon pierced the darkness lighting our path. We thought we were alone in the crisp alpine air until we stumbled upon a lone photographer. He hunched over his tripod, with his lens pointed across the lake at the shimmering glaciers of …

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View of Budapest and the bridges over the Danube

Exploring Budapest

After visiting some of the more popular European destinations, we decided to change it up on our next family vacation and spend a week exploring Budapest, Hungary. It was an excellent decision. I highly recommend exploring Budapest if you haven’t already been to this incredible city. Buda + Pest = Budapest Budapest has two sides – Buda and Pest, …

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New York with the kids Lego Store dragon

New York City With the Kids

As our black SUV careened through rush hour traffic on our way from New York’s JFK Airport to TriBeCa, I began having second thoughts about New York City with the kids. I knew our ultimate destination was The Greenwich, Robert de Niro’s 88-room luxury hotel in TriBeCa, but I was having serious doubts we would …

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Family hiking Dolomites Italy alpine playgrounds

Favourite Alpine Playgrounds

We love exploring the mountains and discovered that in addition to family-friendly hiking, there are some amazing playgrounds and other cool features in the alpine. Over the past few years we have spent time hiking in the Alta Badia region of the Dolomites (Italy), Zermatt (Switzerland), Megève (France), Grindelwald (Switzerland) and Verbier (Switzerland). Each alpine destination offers …

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There are some beautiful beaches in the Tuscan Maremma Italy

A Beach Vacation in Tuscany

Tuscany usually evokes images of ancient hill towns, vineyards, and olive groves as far as the eye can see; this was our Tuscany until we discovered the Maremma. The Maremma is a spectacular coastal area with all good things Tuscany, plus gorgeous beaches and the warm Tyrrhenian Sea. The Maremma stretches between the provinces of Livorno …

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Family Hiking Zermatt - Zum See is a great destination

Hiking in Zermatt

We love to be active when we travel and one of our favourite family destinations for hiking, sightseeing and eating is Zermatt, Switzerland. When you visit Zermatt, be sure to include these two hikes for the stunning scenery and delicious restaurants along the way. Zermatt to Findeln The first hike is from Zermatt to Findeln. It is possible to take an …

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