Visiting Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius with Children

The concept of an entire city engulfed by an erupting volcano fascinates kids, and the grisly details of Pompeii’s destruction don’t seem to faze them nearly so much as you might expect. The ruins of Pompeii give a vivid glimpse into the daily lives of Romans who lived almost 2,000 years ago, frozen in time […]

All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts Perfect for a Multigen Getaway

So you want to get everyone away for a week or so? Grandma, grandpa, aunts and uncles? If you’ve ever attempted to plan a big family getaway before, you likely know there are many aspects of travel you can find to squabble about, from the best hotels to stay in, the best neighborhood in a […]

Earth Day by the Bay

Celebrate Earth Day in San Francisco with the help of Alcatraz Cruises and Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet promotion, offering free and family-friendly activities, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Prepare to feel the cool bay breeze while joining earth-friendly activities and programs suitable for all ages. This Earth Day, and every other day, Alcatraz […]

Best Cities for Families in South America

South America is home to some of the most interesting cultural traditions, rich aboriginal history and unending natural beauty. Across the continent, the rugged, rural terrain is home to small villages and wide-open spaces ready for adventure and exploration, but plays well against the modern metropolises of growing cities. For families looking to visit, we […]

Photoville Comes to Los Angeles

Los Angeles is known for its progressive experiences and world-class art collections, making it an ideal destination for art lovers of all ages. This April a truly unique art exhibit is coming to town. Photoville, a one-of-a-kind art installation which originated eight years ago in New York, is finally coming to the City of Angels. […]

Rain Supreme

Weather happens when you make other plans, especially during the summer months. Be prepared with these helpful suggestions. Even if temperatures soar, staying dry is important in avoiding exposure leading to lowered resistance to illnesses from colds to hypothermia. Most adults have an umbrella in their car and some carry around disposable ponchos, tarps or […]