“Game of Thrones” Fans Rejoice

The gorgeous coastline … charming inland family-owned wineries … a fascinating political history … ancient architecture — the number of reasons to visit Croatia go on and on. But for fans of a little TV featuring some dragons, drama and more royal nonsense than a recent wedding in London, there are even more reasons to […]

Tourist Faux Pas To Avoid in Europe

Generally speaking, being called a “tourist” can feel a lot like an insult. It’s almost like someone is telling you, “You’re sticking out like a sore thumb” by dressing, speaking or doing something no local would ever dare. While a traveling family anywhere may seem like a red flag, try to avoid these tourist faux […]

One City, Six Ways: Raleigh, N.C.

North Carolina’s capital city brims with Southern charm and adventure. The city’s colorful history includes how its location was originally chosen for its proximity to Hunter’s Tavern — a favorite watering hole for its then-state legislators. Today, it’s a great destination for music, festivals, food and outdoor pursuits. History & Culture: Dating to 1792, Raleigh boasts […]

Family-Friendly New York State

New York is so much more than the Big Apple. From exploring the wonder of Niagara Falls to hiking beautiful upstate New York to touring the Finger Lakes’ wine country, there are endless activities to attract your family. Luxury Accommodations Beautiful luxury resorts are found in every part of the state, no matter your interest […]

Festival Fun in Savannah

Fall festivals may seem like the last thing you want to think about right now, what with summer just getting started. If your family loves wine, food and Southern hospitality, you may want to check out the early-bird discounts offered to the Savannah Food & Wine Festival. The festival takes place Nov. 5–11, but tickets […]

Romantic Madeira for Couples

It’s hard to imagine a more romantic getaway than the Portuguese island of Madeira. Rising almost straight out of the Atlantic and closer to Casablanca than Portugal’s own capital of Lisbon, its location gives it tropical vegetation and springtime weather almost year-round. Flowers bloom everywhere (the main city of Funchal has three major public gardens) […]