Entries by Felicity Long

Seven Ways to Enjoy the Sierras On and Off the Slopes

Here are seven ideas for wintertime family fun in Mono Country in the Eastern Sierras this season, from gondola rides to a real-life ghost town. Kids 12 and under ski or snowboard for free at June Mountain, a family-friendly ski area with kids’ ski lessons, a terrain park and a bonfire every Saturday afternoon with Bucky, […]

Exploring Thailand and Vietnam on the Sriracha Trail

These days it seems like sriracha is the trendy condiment of choice for teens and young adults, but did you ever wonder where it comes from? This year, luxury tour company Zicasso offers a culinary tour of Thailand and Vietnam that offers families an in-depth look at these fascinating destinations while sampling sriracha and other local flavors along the way. The […]

Unplug and Unwind With an Astrotourism Vacation in India

Families looking to wean their kids away from electronics, at least for a little while, can jump on the astrotourism trend — stargazing in the night sky — at a selection of Taj hotels in wonderfully exotic locations in India. From meteor showers and constellations to planets and shooting stars, these properties will help you take […]

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Adds Luxe Touch to Family Ski Vacation

Lake Tahoe is famous for its many winter ski resorts, but, if you’re looking for a luxury ski-in/ski-out property for you and the family, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the only game in town. Located mid-mountain at Northstar California Resort, the property is not only upping the ante with luxury services this season — including ski […]

Mary Poppins-Themed London Special “Practically Perfect”

Sometimes “budget” just means getting a good deal, even if it’s on an expensive product. This year, families can celebrate Mary Poppins Returns in a special package at London’s 5-star Milestone Hotel, sure to keep prices in check. The property, a posh mansion-hotel across from Kensington Palace and Gardens, offers a Practically Perfect hotel stay this […]