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Daytrips From Paris

Paris makes a good base for exploring the rest of France and even parts of Europe. Here are four family-friendly daytrips you can take from Paris. Palace of Versailles About an hour by train from the heart of Paris, the Palace of Versailles served as the French royal residence from 1682 until the French Revolution […]

Family Fun on Tinos

Summertime is just around the corner and that means it’s time to start planning your next island getaway with the family! If the Greek Islands don’t automatically spring to mind, then it’s time to start exploring the beautiful gems hiding in the Aegean Sea. Tinos, one of the islands in the Cycladic archipelago, is an […]

Sardinia, an Island Getaway for Families

All that most people know of Italy’s island of Sardinia is the fabled Costa Smeralda, named for its clear blue-green waters and famed as a playground for the very, very rich. It’s true the secluded (and now mostly private) cove beaches of this northeast coast are beautiful, but most of the island is surrounded by […]

Destinations for Family-Friendly Senior Grad Trips

More and more high school seniors are taking epic trips with family or friends after graduation. Celebrate your senior’s success with a family-friendly senior trip to one of these fun-packed destinations. New York City What teen wouldn’t want to explore the Big Apple? Wow them with the must-sees: the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Empire […]

Campo de Ourique: A Neighborhood Worth Watching

One of the best things about Portugal’s capital is the reach and user-friendliness of its public transportation system. This includes Tram 28, which winds and weaves its way from Martim Moniz though Graca, Alfama, Baixa and Estrela to its last stop on the edge of the residential Campo de Ourique neighborhood. Campo de Ourique evolved into […]

Adventures in the Algarve

The Algarve, on Portugal’s southernmost coast, is one of Europe’s most appealing — and least costly — beach and golf destinations. The region offers 150 miles of coastline and countless communities — from ancient Moorish fishing villages to dense, 1970s-era seaside high-rises, to glamorous golf resorts among more than 500 hotels for every taste and […]