Entries by Angelique Platas

5 Kid-Friendly Activities in Johannesburg

As the largest city in South Africa, Johannesburg boasts a long lineup of activities and attractions for families of all ages and interests. With a diverse history and colorful present, families can explore the once home of Nelson Mandela, now a museum, along with a slew of interesting and educational attractions along the way. Venture […]

Wildlife Sanctuaries to Visit in Florida

While your family may be more familiar with the world-famous Disney park and luxury beaches of Florida, the Sunshine State has an even wilder side to it. Yes, Miami nightlife, but also, the plethora of wildlife sanctuaries and rescues. Take the family for a walk on the wild side, visiting resident rescues and National Wildlife […]

Honoring the History of Father’s Day

Historically, women haven’t always had the upper hand, except for Mother’s Day. The national holiday was created nearly 60 years before Father’s Day would officially have the honor. It would take boots on the ground, war and retail. The first official Father’s Day celebration took place in Washington on June 19, 1910, the third Sunday […]

Luxury Babymoon Getaways

Go all out before your little one arrives with an over-the-top getaway. Babymoons, or a relaxing retreat before your baby arrives, are a great way to reconnect, unwind and luxuriate in those last few moments before parenthood. Looking for a domestic destination with the allure of a tropical getaway? Look no further than Florida. Yes, […]

A Free Summer Night in the Alps

Capitalizing on hotel promotions and summer deals is a great way to escape with your partner or spend a bit less on a family vacation. While everyone is hitting the beach and seeking sand and surf, you can take in incredible views of a beloved destination: the Swiss Alps. Empty nesters can fly north for […]

Coral Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Every time we lotion up and head into the ocean, a thin layer of sunscreen washes off our bodies, contaminating the marine life — even the waterproof variety. One way to reduce our impact on the ocean: switching sunscreens. While still providing protection from the sun’s harmful rays, these SPF lotions won’t pollute the ocean […]