Where to Take Viking-Crazy Kids in Scandinavia

Where better to take kids enthralled with Vikings than to their homeland in the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark and Sweden? Here are three places where they can see actual relics of the world of these medieval raiders and learn about how they lived. Birka On the island of Birka, west of Stockholm, stand ramparts […]

Educational Tour for Summer Vacation

World War I history may not be on the top of your kids’ lists for fun vacation themes, but an excuse to visit European destinations filled with history and cultural significance should be reason enough to hop on a cycling tour with Freewheel Holiday Tours. What’s a better excuse for summer family vacation than a […]

Christmas Season in Italy is Perfect for Couples

Join Italians as they get ready for the holidays, shopping at Christmas markets, savoring seasonal foods and visiting Nativity scenes in Rome, Florence, Assisi and Naples. In between the pre-holiday activities, pause often to savor the moment in a café and relax over a cozy dinner for two in a traditional trattoria. Colorful street markets […]

Get the Family Cooking at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana

by Kimberly Krol If there’s one activity you should partake in while in Valencia, Spain, it’s a paella-making class at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana. Valencia is the birthplace of the traditional Spanish dish, so it’s especially fitting to try your hand at crafting your own while in the city. Traditional Valencian paella includes chicken […]

Holiday in San Francisco Bay

Heading to the San Francisco Bay area this holiday season? You won’t have any trouble finding activities fit for the family in winter. Despite the California zip code, sweater weather is in full swing, the seasonal festivities are nearly endless and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. While the weather and attractions are […]

Best Bars to Take the Adult Children in Toronto

Toronto’s city center is bustling with fun nightlife and entertainment. Check out the quirkier side of the city with your drinking-age children, friends and partners in the city’s most fun and unique watering holes. From the chic, sophisticated side to the off-the-wall dive bars, this city has more than a few locales you and the […]