Exploring Madeira with Kids

After your family has ridden the cable cars, taken a whale-watching cruise and enjoyed all the other kid-friendly pleasures of Madeira’s capital of Funchal, you’ll want to explore the rest of this beautiful island. Lots of adventures await, wherever you choose as a base. We especially like two places that cater well to families. In […]

Toddler Time in London

London is an ideal destination for all ages, which makes it an especially fun getaway for families. Please even the most difficult guests, like your little ones and toddlers, with this list of family-friendly and kid-approved London locales. First and foremost, there are museums galore all over London with your toddlers and young ones specifically […]

Visiting Manchester with the Family

Over in Northwest England, rich with industrial history and die-hard football (or soccer for us Americans) fans, Manchester is a city bursting with diverse attractions. The old-world architecture, Salford Quays dockyards and red-brick buildings may be leftover from a time gone-by, but are now alive with new appeal as shops, restaurants and boutique hotels. While […]

A Magnifique Family Vacation in France’s Posh Courchevel Ski Area

Sure Courchevel is one of France’s toniest and best-known ski areas, but did you know it’s also family-friendly? For those unfamiliar with the region, Courchevel is part of Les Trois Vallees ski areas and comprises six valleys. Its levels — situated more or less on top of each other — are named according to their […]

Travel Through Time on England’s Jurassic Coast

By Jan Schroder The phrase “take a step back in time” may be overused, but there’s nowhere on the planet where it rings truer than on the Jurassic Coast of England. Visitors can step back 185 million years on this 95-mile-long coastline in southern England. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the coast runs from Exmouth […]

Spooky United Kingdom Cities, Daytrips

With such a long and diverse history as the United Kingdom, there are bound to be a few skeletons in the closet. Explore the unique and ancient landscape, including castles and mystic forests, along your own folklore tour. While these stories may be a bit more on the side of legend, they are all steeped […]