Entries by Barbara Rogers

Where to Stay with Kids in Paris

One of the world’s most popular cities for tourists, Paris has plenty of hotels. But European hotel rooms are famously small, so finding one with family-sized rooms, connecting rooms or even ones large enough for a roll-away bed can be a bit trickier. Add the high prices that well-located hotels in any popular city charge […]

Visiting Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches with Teens

Reading in history class about the allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, doesn’t begin to tell the story that unfolds as your teens see the places where all this happened. Standing far above the sea on bluffs that were scaled to reach Nazi strongholds brings the monumental operation to life. The main sites […]

Martinique: A Budget-Friendly Winter Getaway for Couples

Off the radar for most American sun-seekers heading to the Caribbean, Martinique recently became a more accessible option with Norwegian Airlines’ direct service from New York and other cities. And the prices are quite accessible, too, often less than $100 round-trip, making Martinique just right for a budget-friendly Caribbean getaway for two. The big attractions […]

6 Things Kids will Love in Germany’s Black Forest

As you travel through the deeply wooded hills of Germany’s Black Forest, it’s not hard to picture gnomes and elves hiding behind the moss-covered rocks beside a waterfall. Little villages chocked full of half-timbered houses set at odd angles simply confirm the feeling you’ve stepped into a fairy tale.  It’s not surprising this region appeals […]

Italy’s Most Romantic Places

Spend Valentine’s Day in the world’s best destinations for lovers — Italy. Hotel rooms with views, candlelight dining, moonlight massages, violins and cozy inns fill Italy with romance year-round. And with the summer crowds long gone, Italy is the perfect place for a Valentine’s Day getaway for two. In the winter you can take advantage […]