Three Perfect Days in Vail with Mixed-Age Kids

He doesn’t travel with us. Only a visit to Vail, Colorado, could entice the college boy to do it. The trick was finding activities to keep him, age 20, and his brothers, 7 and 9, all happy and satisfied. Or at least not whining. The five of us stayed at the Sonnenalp Hotel, celebrating its […]

Making Art Fun at Museo Botero

Getting the kids interested in the arts, history and different cultures may not be as much as a struggle as it seems. Finding an interesting subject and destination can help, of course, and with so much rich history weaving in and out of the narrow streets of La Candelaria in Bogotá, Colombia, it may be […]

Classic Movie Cruise

With something already so romanticized and steeped in old-world Hollywood glamour as a cruise, it’s no wonder it pairs so well with a classic form of entertainment: the movies. Another perfect duo, Turner Classic Movies has the hook-up on some of the best films from the golden age of movies, some of which classic film […]

Hotels, Destinations Honor Survivors, Fighters During National Breast Cancer Month

Even the most pressing everyday problems get put into perspective when you or somebody you love is focused on beating breast cancer or has beaten it. The will to heal not only refocuses women on the most important things — relationships and wellness — but also brings family and friends together on a higher level. […]

Tips for Scenic Drives with Seniors

By Audrey Lee Planning a trip with elderly family members can remind us all to slow down and enjoy what is around us. Scenic drives can be some of the best mini-trips you can take to bond with your parents. Here are some tips for a scenic drive senior citizens will love. Creative Bathroom Breaks […]

Multigenerational Fun on Carnival

With the ease the Long Beach Carnival Cruise Terminal brings to cruising out of Los Angeles, taking your parents and kids on a trip can be the relaxing experience it’s actually meant to be. No need to wrangle with airlines, simply drive to Long Beach, park your car and board your vacation. A floating entertainment […]