Italy in November

While November is typically off-season for Italian tourism, there’s a long list of reasons you should consider going against the grain. Time Off While November may be slow season in Italy, in the States the month comes with time off from work for Thanksgiving and fall break for students and teachers. With a few extra […]

Planning a Multigenerational Trip to Poland

With its rising popularity, you and your family may soon find yourselves planning a trip to Poland. Enticing food, UNESCO World Heritage sites, fascinating architecture, outdoor activities, a wealth of culture and a long history means there are plenty of things to taste, see and do during a multigenerational visit. Jeść! (Eat!) When it’s time […]

Lesser-Known Italian Destinations for Families

Italy in the summertime is truly breathtaking. So much so, tourists flock there in droves. While Italians tend to go on their own month-long vacation in August, called ferie, tourist season is still in full bloom through early September. Travelers tend to wane in the colder, quieter months of November–April, but regardless of the time […]

Skye High Adventure for Families

By Ilona Kauremszky Don’t let the weather fool you — Skye can be “a wee bit moist” on occasion, as 19th-century Cuillin mountaineer pioneer Charles Pilkington once said, describing Scotland’s island of adventure. The largest island of the Inner Hebrides, the Isle of Skye conjures images of King Arthur, fairy glens mixed with primeval myths […]

Romantic Brittany for Couples

Friends lured us to Brittany, in the westernmost part of France, with promises of beautiful sand beaches, spectacular scenery and superb seafood. Where better, we thought, for a romantic getaway? We chose, at their suggestion, the Finistère, farthest west of all, where the land literally ends (Finistère means land’s end). We found all they promised, […]

Can’t-Miss Historic Experiences for Families in the United Kingdom

Explore the authentic side of Great Britain and Ireland with a guided family vacation that includes unbeatable itineraries perfect for active travelers looking to see some history and the scenic surroundings. Dive into ancient Irish folk lore with the Irish Myths & Legends experience. The seven-night itinerary includes beautiful bike rides through a historic park, […]