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Beautiful views from Four Seasons Hotel Prague

Four Seasons Hotel Prague

Three separate historical buildings were joined via new construction to create the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Prague, centrally located in the capital city of the Czech Republic. Architecture and Design The local architectural firm of Dům a Město united the three historic structures in varying styles – Neo-Renaissance, Neo-Classical, and Baroque – and seamlessly blended these with …

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Mercer Hotel Barcelona

Mercer Hotel Barcelona You will find the luxurious Mercer Hotel Barcelona tucked away on a narrow lane in the historic Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Spain. Don’t let the unassuming ancient stone exterior fool you. Once you step through the large doors into the lobby of this 28 room boutique hotel, the experience is unforgettable. Welcome …

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Tour de France heading up Mont Ventoux

Where to Watch the Tour de France

Where to Watch the Tour de France I plotted, schemed and agonized over how and where to watch the Tour de France. With options ranging from organized tours to renting a caravan and parking on the roadside, selecting the perfect experience for the family was serious business. Unable to choose between city and country, I …

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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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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II Milan Italy

Milano – A Family Destination?

I have always thought of Milan, or Milano, as a city for fashionistas and bankers and I wasn’t sure if the city would work as a family destination. That being said, the luxe Four Seasons Milan was on my must-visit list and based on my extensive experience with the Four Seasons brand, I was confident that …

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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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