Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show

By Audrey Lee Originally a wholesale farm providing radishes, celery, beets and spinach to markets around Philadelphia, Shady Brook Farm in Yardley, Pennsylvania, has grown to be a fun family farm dedicated to putting smiles on the faces of everyone who visits. During the holiday season, more than 3 million lights illuminate the farm’s property for […]

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 […]

Sun, Sand, History and Helping Out

Right around the holiday season and the first snowfall, thoughts often turn to warm weather vacations. For generations, the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico have been choice spots given their easy access and numerous family-friendly resorts and attractions. As many of these regions still recover from the catastrophic effects of last year’s and this […]

Airport Tips for Senior Citizens

by Audrey Lee Sending an elderly loved one into a sometimes chaotic airport can be unnerving. You may begin to question if they will get lost, if they will miss their flight or what will happen if they accidentally fall. Saying goodbye in the main lobby can be worrisome, but, fortunately, some airports offer help to […]

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 […]