Entries by Barbara Rogers

5 Great Places to Take Kids in St. Louis

It’s clear St. Louis loves families, with plenty to keep them busy. Many other museums and attractions have exhibits and programs designed for young visitors, but these top the list of family experiences. Gateway Arch The 625-foot symbol of the city’s role as the Gateway to the West is the first landmark everyone will notice, […]

Scandinavia’s Christmas Markets for Families

When we think of Christmas markets, we almost automatically think of Germany. Visions of spicy lebkuchen and cups of steaming hot mulled wine spring to mind, as do the cities that made the German word Christkindlmarkt a familiar one in any language. But dazzling Christmas markets are a long-standing tradition in many other parts of […]

Natural Wonders Kids Love on Lanzarote

Lanzarote’s treeless volcanic landscapes may seem barren wastelands, but to travelers who marvel at the forces of nature, this still-simmering island is paradise. One of seven Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago only 80 miles off Africa, Lanzarote is actually the summit of a mid-ocean volcano. But unlike its island neighbors, on Lanzarote volcanoes are still […]