Entries by Erich Martin

Airport Dining with Kids

Airports are funny things, really. It seems like even smaller airports offer a wide array of dining options for travelers, let alone the expansive offerings of the major international airports. As any parent will tell you, kids’ palates have the capability to be incredibly eclectic. One morning, a child might like pizza, but the next, […]

Family Trips to Alaska

Most travel involves flying to cultural and population centers. Family travel to New York City and Orlando is common and even expected, while trips to less-populated regions might be viewed as too far out of the way. Before making any travel plans, make sure you know what time of year you want to travel to […]

Exploring Yosemite National Park

National parks provide an excellent opportunity for individuals and families alike to revel in the splendor and wonder of the natural world. Yosemite is just one of these parks in California, and is a perfect place to visit with the family. Yosemite National Park is just more than 60 miles north of Fresno, California. You […]

Celebrating Valentine’s Day With Young Kids

Depending on whom you ask, February probably ranks as one of the worst months of the year. The air is still frigid, it is still dark for too much of the day, and spring is still several weeks away. Regardless, February means Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day can be different things for different age groups. Couples […]

Adventure Cruising with the Family

Cruises are one of the vacation types that seem nearly perfectly engineered for families with children. Sure, there are plenty of adult activities, but the plethora of pools, relatively contained environment and a number of other kid-friendly draws means mainstream cruise lines will likely always have a number of children on them. Cruises themselves are […]

Keeping Kids Active During the Winter

Winter can be a tough time for many reasons: heavy snow falls, temperatures dropping and shoveling the driveway. It should be no surprise when the winter months dissuade kids and parents alike from venturing outside. It seems like any time the kids are active at all in these months are when they are in school […]