Iceland With Kids is Child’s Play With Thomson Family Adventures

Iceland has become a fixture on a lot of vacation bucket lists in recent years — in fact, international arrivals topped 2 million visitors for the first time in 2017, and that’s a lot of people for a tiny island nation — but how is the destination for families? This year Thomson Family Adventures, a […]

Ready for Discovery in Lisbon

By Terri Colby In Lisbon, unlike in other European capitals, first-time visitors arrive without a lot of expectations. There’s no Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace or Sistine Chapel. That’s not to say Lisbon has no outstanding historical monuments. Of course it does. They’re just not as well-known as those iconic examples of European travel tours. And […]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Family Getaways

Leprechaun lore, cheerful locals, delicious cheeses, beautiful scenery and delightful music … Ireland pretty much has it all when it comes to family travel. Besides the quick hop across the pond, it’s easy when most everyone speaks English and there are plenty of different ways to see the best of city and country (no matter […]

Work and Play in Italy

By Italian Tourism ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make […]

Where to Find Viking History in Ireland

You don’t have to visit Sweden, Norway or Denmark to learn about Vikings. Ireland has rich Viking history. In fact, its first city, Waterford, was founded by Vikings more than 1,100 years ago, and even Dublin was once a Viking settlement. Whether your family is interested in Vikings specifically or history in general, a visit […]

Luxembourg: Medieval Castles to Modern Wonders for the Whole Family

Luxembourg, long known as a center for business and industry with an undeserved reputation for being expensive that puts the “luxe” in its name. A Grand Duchy — whatever that is, anyway. An important strategic position in World War II that most of us learned about in an afternoon history class but likely forgot. It’s […]