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Barbara Rogers

Destinations / Europe
Mar 30, 2020

Family Vacation in Portugal’s Western Algarve

Sagres, on Portugal’s southwest corner, proves the Algarve is a lot more than just a pretty beach. This less-known western Algarve combines all the ingredients for a family vacation: beautiful landscape, beaches, plenty of sports options and a fascinating culture — just the right blend of exotic and familiar. And you can squeeze in a history lesson or two, as well.

SUMMER TRAVEL JUST GOT S’MORE FUN: THE PENINSULA BEVERLY HILLS CAMP PENINSULA

This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.

5 Things to do in Seville, Spain, for Beginners

Whatever their age — whether a couple, young family or multigen group — first-time visitors to Seville, Spain, shouldn’t miss these five experiences that define that Spanish city.

Cruising
Mar 4, 2020

Cruising the Norwegian Coast from Bergen to Kirkenes on Hurtigruten

Norway’s North Atlantic coast is so rugged and irregular that, for centuries, towns perched at its edge depended upon ships for any contact with the rest of the world. Even today communications and commerce are provided by Hurtigruten, a combination cruise line and freight service moving goods and people on a continuous circuit between Bergen, in the south, and Kirkenes, high above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s Russian border.

Wherever Awards 2019

By Whereverfamily.com, the trusted travel source for the modern family, announces the winners of the Wherever Awards.

Budget
Mar 2, 2020

Budget- and Family-Friendly Skiing in the Western United States

Skiing doesn’t need to break the family budget. Annual sales, swaps of used and outgrown equipment and avoiding the big glitzy ski resorts can all cut costs dramatically. So can taking advantage of advance online ticketing and special money-saving ski-and-stay family packages. Many areas have free skiing for children, and the age limits can be as high as 12.