Entries by Angelique Platas

Food To Get the Kids to Try in Argentina

One thing about a new destination you may have to adjust to while traveling with kids is the local cuisine. While some families revel in the opportunity to fly to exotic destinations and taste their way through the country, others have some choosey eaters on their hands. A compromise for families on both sides of […]

Why Heidelberg, Germany, Should be on Your Radar

For anyone visiting family in far-off destinations, sending the kids off to study-abroad programs or checking into a castle hotel for an early summer vacation, the rural and historic town of Heidelberg, Germany, may fit the bill. For starters, Heidelberg is one of those scenic towns along a river, specifically the Neckar River, with equal […]

Earth Day by the Bay

Celebrate Earth Day in San Francisco with the help of Alcatraz Cruises and Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet promotion, offering free and family-friendly activities, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Prepare to feel the cool bay breeze while joining earth-friendly activities and programs suitable for all ages. This Earth Day, and every other day, Alcatraz […]

Best Cities for Families in South America

South America is home to some of the most interesting cultural traditions, rich aboriginal history and unending natural beauty. Across the continent, the rugged, rural terrain is home to small villages and wide-open spaces ready for adventure and exploration, but plays well against the modern metropolises of growing cities. For families looking to visit, we […]

Vineyards to Explore in South America

For the wine aficionados in your family or for anyone seeking a great foodie getaway filled with champion grapes and South American cuisine, Chile is truly a dream destination. The scenic beauty, metropolitan cities, quaint towns and mix of leisure and adventure outdoor activities lend well to all ages and interests. For those with wine […]