Gateway to Fun at Taoyuan International Airport

Airports in major Asian cities have a leg up on American and European counterparts when it comes to making a planned or unplanned layover truly enjoyable. Taoyuan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, is striving to join an elite club occupied by Singapore Changi Airport and Incheon Airport, serving greater Seoul and South Korea. Since Taoyuan’s makeover […]

Wine Tasting in New Zealand

Among many of New Zealand’s alluring qualities, most foodie families know it’s a must visit for wine tasting vacations. New Zealand’s sub-tropic climate and diverse landscape allow for a variety of grapes and winemaking styles throughout the country, resulting in a vast selection of wines — all the more reason to book a family trip and […]

Trendy Family Fun in Amerikamura

Amerikamura, or America-mura, is a shopping, entertainment and foodie neighborhood in Osaka, Japan. What may be a dead giveaway by the name, Amerikamura is also known as American Village and offers tourists, families and locals a fun blend of Western-inspired shops, Japanese food stalls and a blend of oddities and attractions. It’s one of those […]

Ruidoso, New Mexico: Unknown, and Yet Familiar

There are many wonderful things putting New Mexico on the map. With its capital city attractions and university, Albuquerque has a similar funky vibe to Austin. Taos is one of the West’s most esteemed ski destinations, and Santa Fe is a year-round wonderland of fine arts, fine dining and wellness destinations. In the southern end […]

Torments of Love

By Kimberly Krol You might not think I’m going to write about dessert, but, in fact, I am. I spent last week cruising the Caribbean on a mother-daughter trip. We both agreed Terre-de-Haut, Les Saintes, Guadeloupe, was one of our favorite stops. We loved the vibe of the town, its Parisian feel and the charm […]

Urban Ferris Wheels

It seemed like not long ago the only Ferris wheel of note was the London Eye. Now, there are observation wheels all over the place, from London to Seattle to Montréal. The Coca Cola London Eye might be the most famous, but, in recent years, the wheels continued to pop up in more and more […]