New Stays for Your New Zealand Vacation

New Zealand might seem like one of those quaint, quiet countries with green moors and hobbit homes — which, sure, some locations are exactly like that — but it definitely has its luxury side, as well. Before your next family trip, check out this line-up of new, high-end stays throughout New Zealand with a fun […]

Kid-Friendly Sights, Sicily

Visiting Sicily doesn’t have to wait until the kids are older. Your young travelers can appreciate the sights, sounds and tastes of the Mediterranean with this list of family-friendly attractions. Spend the day on the Italian island, exploring rich history, authentic fresh cuisine and extraordinary vistas — all family-tested and kid-approved. Valley of the Temples […]

Hotels With the Best Hygge Experiences

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or winter snuggles, these hotels put the “hug” in hygge, the Danish word for cozy contentment (pronounced “hoo-gah”). Robes, slippers, fireplaces, hot cocoa — and perhaps a steamy adult beverage or two, depending on the company — all make for a winter filled with the warm and fuzzy. At boutique […]

Undiscovered Spots in Italy to Visit

For anyone who has been to Rome, Florence or Venice recently, it’s safe to say the secret has been out on those Italian destinations for some time. While the attraction is well-deserved, you may find you get more bang for your buck taking the cobblestone road less traveled. Wrangle the family and explore these lesser-known […]

6 Things Kids will Love in Germany’s Black Forest

As you travel through the deeply wooded hills of Germany’s Black Forest, it’s not hard to picture gnomes and elves hiding behind the moss-covered rocks beside a waterfall. Little villages chocked full of half-timbered houses set at odd angles simply confirm the feeling you’ve stepped into a fairy tale.  It’s not surprising this region appeals […]

Best Photo Ops in Florence

If you’re looking for a photo opportunity — whether a well-planned family picture or encouraging the kids to take up photography — Florence is generally the spot to be. Narrow down the location with this list of best photo-op spots in the city. Infiltrate your kids’ Instagram or lock a great group shot in for […]