Cardiff Family Fun

Across the Celtic Sea from Ireland, perched on the edge of England, Wales is a small, often over-looked country worth your family’s attention. The United Kingdom is basically a map of castles and historic locales, surrounded by modern advances and incredible attractions, but the quaint societal life and breathtaking natural beauty of Wales offers something […]

Explore Cinque Terre With the Family

On paper, Cinque Terre with kids seems daunting. After all, the region is known for its grueling hikes that admittedly reward you with unbelievable views of the five villages and the Mediterranean Sea. But those can be difficult for adults to navigate, let alone the under 12 set. Last year we debated whether or not […]

Family Fun in Porto, Portugal

Porto, a family-friendly, 2,000-year-old Portuguese destination, is a fascinating and beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City, elected Best European Destination in 2012, 2014 and 2017. For the past three centuries, the city at the mouth of the Douro River, a.k.a. Oporto, is best known as home to British wine shippers who transport port through the rugged, […]

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 […]