Traveling with Elderly Family Members

Our elderly family members are such an important part of our lives but they create some unique challenges when it comes to travel. From medication needs and routine (or not-so-routine) treatments to loved ones who can’t be left alone, the fear of something going wrong can be overwhelming. The following tips can help you navigate […]

Winter Wonderland in New York City

From the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and ice-skating rink to seasonal shows and decorations, New York City is a city of wonder during the holidays. With special events and hotel deals beginning this month, you can easily plan ahead of the holiday rush for a special seasonal visit with the kids. The Pierre New […]

A Maine Windjammer Sail with Teens

Sailing on a Maine Windjammer is not an ordinary cruise. The wind and weather determine the course. You will rarely find shops at a port of call and on-board activities are strictly BYO. But for us and for teen-aged Mary, our week on the Angelique was a great adventure After boarding in Camden, Maine, we […]

4 Things Families with Adult Children Should Do in Melbourne

The Great Ocean Road  The Great Ocean Road is one of the most remarkable destinations in Australia, known for its spectacular views, wildlife experience and awesome surf. The road stretches between Torquay and Allansford and is 244 kilometers long. Although you can drive The Great Ocean Road, it is recommended you book a bus tour […]

Dublin for Christmas

Beginning Dec. 1, guests of the Conrad Dublin receive special holiday cheer during their stay in Ireland. Kick off the holiday season early on the Emerald Isle with an incredible family trip. Stroll through the classically decorated city streets perusing shops, restaurants and museums with an added feeling of cheer. Stock up on traditional wool […]

Discovery in Italy

The Forum slips in and out of view in the Roman starlight. The surface of the ancient stone is damp from a late rain, and the light reflected on its uneven exterior seems to shift and glow. Lovely as it is, my attention is sidetracked by what I find to be a far more compelling […]