Entries by Barbara Rogers

Baltimore’s Kid-Friendly Inner Harbor

Baltimore takes full advantage of its magnificent harbor, filling its waters with ships to explore and surrounding the Inner Harbor attractions to please the whole family, especially kids. Arrayed around the inner harbor are landscaped public spaces edged by modern plazas with shops and places to eat. The first thing you’ll notice is the fleet […]

Couples’ Getaway on the Bay of Fundy

Those of us who live in New England can take an easy foreign vacation without boarding a plane. We just aim our cars north and cross the border into New Brunswick or Quebec. We chose New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy Coast for our getaway, heading directly to the pretty seaside town of St. Andrews. We […]

Family Hotels in Madrid

Many of Madrid’s attractions are close together and, happily for tourists, there are abundant hotels in all price ranges located in the central part of the city. It is a particularly easy city to get around, with an excellent Metro and bus system and reasonable taxi rates. So wherever you choose, you can reach the […]

Best Family Beaches in the Canary Islands

Spain’s Canary Islands sit in the Atlantic, off the coast of North Africa and about 600 miles south of mainland Spain. The volcanic islands are known for glorious beaches, and an approachable, tourist-friendly atmosphere. Each island is small enough that you can visit several different beaches from a base anywhere on the island. Beaches on […]