Best Museums for Kids in Toronto

Visit these Canadian gems the next time you’re in Toronto, for an experience the whole family will enjoy! Bata Shoe Museum Whether you have a sneaker-obsessed fashion fan or the next Carrie Bradshaw on your hands, the Bata Shoe Museum caters to every taste. With 4,500 years of shoe history behind its doors, there’s so […]

Best Hotel and Resort Comforts for Kids

Four Seasons Resorts and Hotels From luxury accommodations in the “Happiest Place on Earth” to the Windy City, Four Seasons boast a wide variety of special amenities for the little ones. Beginning in the most family-friendly place on earth, Four Seasons Resort Orlando treats kids like the tooth fairy would with a team delivering a […]

Bringing History to Life in Plymouth, Mass.

You and your children can follow in the footsteps of the first permanents settlers from Europe, who landed on Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Mass., nearly 400 years ago. To put this journey through history in the right order for your children, begin at Plymouth’s docks and step onboard a reconstruction of the Mayflower, the ship […]

Swimming with Manatees

On a recent cold (for Florida) morning, my 9-year-old nephew, sister and I drove 1.5 hours from my home in Tampa north to Crystal River. Our mission: to swim with the manatees. Just that week, an estimated 300 manatees were spotted in Crystal River’s natural springs. The reason for their migration into the springs was […]

History of Valentine’s Day

‘Tis the season for kids to pick out Valentine’s for classmates, bake sweets for school and make cards. With Valentine’s Day upon us, it’s interesting to think of how the holiday began — and, spoiler, it’s a bit darker than the chocolate-and-flower-version celebrated today. The muddled origin comes with different interpretations conceived around the world, […]

Coffee Lover’s Delight: Pele Plantation

Older kids, young adults and parents who love coffee can learn more about one of the most famous coffee-growing locations in the world via a private Kona coffee farm tour at Pele Plantation, a certified organic Kona coffee farm overlooking the Kealakekua and Honaunau bays in South Kona on the island of Hawai’i, also known […]