Ovolo Hotels Gives Furry Friends the VIP Treatment

If you can’t leave home without Fido, consider the brand-new V.I.Pooch program at Ovolo Hotels, the independent, design-led hotel collection in Hong Kong and Australia. Both of Ovolo Hotels’ two properties in Hong Kong as well as its six properties in Australia are offering pet-friendly rooms decked out with a plush dog bed, separate food […]

Go a Little Wild in Western Canada

In the nature of Western Quebec’s Outaouais region lies Parc Omega, a reserve of rescued and rehabilitated animals that live among thick stands of trees, wide meadows and deep lakes. Inhabited by a range of wildlife species, the park is especially notable for its populations of wolves. Adventurous families can spend a night in one […]

Wildlife Sanctuaries to Visit in Florida

While your family may be more familiar with the world-famous Disney park and luxury beaches of Florida, the Sunshine State has an even wilder side to it. Yes, Miami nightlife, but also, the plethora of wildlife sanctuaries and rescues. Take the family for a walk on the wild side, visiting resident rescues and National Wildlife […]

Family Bucket List: andBeyond Phinda Homestead

Going “on safari” had never been on my bucket list. In fact, until I actually had the incredible, transformative opportunity to stay at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, a private big-five game reserve located a four-hour drive north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, I believed the closest to the African experience I’d ever have was on […]

Volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Whether your family loves dogs, cats or critters of any kind, volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, is an unforgettable experience. What’s it all about? Best Friends Animal Sanctuary was founded roughly 35 years ago by friends who rescued old, sick and difficult animals from almost certain death at shelters. After bringing them […]

Animal Cafés in Tokyo

If your family is looking for something to do in Tokyo that’s quirky, Instagram-able and completely adorable, an animal café is a great way to start. While cat cafés have become trendy and made it overseas, there are a few more unique options to check out while in the city. Kotori Cafe Ueno For the bird-watchers in […]