Family Vacation 101: Tips for Traveling Well with Kids

Ask any parent who’s planning a family vacation what they want most when traveling with their kids. Deep down, I think we all want to plan an incredible family vacation full of memories that will last a lifetime. Traveling well with kids is easy to do with a little practice! Here’s some of my best tips…


The Mighty Carry-On Suitcase

Want to know a traveling secret? Our family flies all the time, and we haven’t checked luggage in years. We fly domestically and internationally with nothing but carry-ons. Last summer, we spent 10 days in Norway and Switzerland, even attending a wedding (formalwear for everyone, plus a wedding present!) and managed to do it all…


Why We No Longer Stay in Hotels

Has this ever happened to you? You’ve been traveling all day. Everyone is tired and a little cranky. You arrive at your hotel, check into your double room and find that your kiddos will absolutely not go to sleep. You know they are exhausted and it is past their bedtime, but they have reached that…


Travel Tips: Planning for Relaxation

I admit, I can be a little fastidious when it comes to trip planning, but only when there’s a lot do and not a lot of time to do it…which is pretty much always. It’s almost second nature anyway, since I plan things for a living, but I also know people who are much more…


Tenerife + Plans Foiled = Fun!!

We are planners, and attempting to see most of Europe in three years or less takes some detailed planning. You have to know what days (and hours) museums, castles, and other attractions are open, and exactly where things are so you can maximize enjoyment while minimizing transit time. Tenerife was even more complex, since we…

[email protected]

Menu Title