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 […]

Grand Sirenis Punta Cana is the Winter Antidote Your Family Needs

It’s all too easy to come down with a serious case of wanderlust this time of year. The hectic holiday season turned into a seemingly endless stretch of winter. Spring break is still months away. And summer? Well, that feels like it’ll never get here. One Caribbean resort is ready to banish the chill and […]

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 […]

Royalton Bavaro, Dominican Republic

The expansive Royalton Bavaro, Dominican Republic is a new-build property recently opened late last year in Punta Cana. A large luxury property, I was surprised how well it balanced adults-only amenities and experiences with kid-friendly perks, perfect for the family vacation that caters to any age. Upon arrival at the large, open-air lobby, guests receive […]

Cuba: Caribbean Cool and Cultural Intrigue for the Whole Family

The toe-tapping Latin music, the spicy food, colorful Yank Tanks and rich, vibrant culture … Cuba has its own a singular appeal. For parents, perhaps it’s missing perspective on the Missile Crisis or the chance to tread on grounds once formerly off-limits to Americans. For their kids, maybe it’s using the Spanish they learned in […]

Must-See with the Family in Jamaica

In such a tourist-driven destination as Jamaica, it is easy to plan a tropical beach vacation with the family, while enjoying all-inclusive resort perks and the added fun of local culture. You may be able to drive from one end of Jamaica to the other in five hours, but there is plenty to do along […]