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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 […]

Springtime Festivals for Culture Seekers

We may be barely through the winter holidays now, but spring will be here before we know it. With the kids out of school for spring break and some businesses closed for Easter, you may have some overlapping time off — maybe enough for a family trip! If that’s the case, we have a few […]

Engendering Adventure

Despite whoever is in the White House, there are plenty of examples worldwide of countries with strong female leaders — and many of them offer unforgettable adventures for daughters and sons alike. Earlier this year, then 37-year-old, unmarried Jacinda Ardern grabbed headlines as the first elected leader to take maternity leave. New Zealand’s third female […]

Northern Europe’s Best Roman Sites for Kids

School curriculums vary, but sometime between the fourth and sixth grades, most children learn about ancient history; most will develop a fascination for the Greek and Roman civilizations. This is a good time to take advantage of that interest by introducing them to some of Europe’s many real Roman sights. While Italy, of course, has […]

Most Popular Family Travel Destinations This Holiday Season

Luxury travel network Virtuoso examined more than $40.7 billion in travel transactions to discover the hottest destinations for this year’s fall and holiday travel. Do your family’s upcoming travel plans make the list? Based on future bookings, the most popular destinations for American travelers this fall and holiday season are Italy, France, South Africa, Israel, […]

Where to Eat With the Family in Germany’s Capital

Think dining in Germany is all beer, pretzels and sausage? Think again. In capital Berlin, there’s a thriving culinary scene where you can nosh until the wee hours (this is a club city, after all) on anything from around the world, even Michelin-starred vegetarian! Pull up a fur-pelted chair at Nobelhart & Schmutzig, and gather […]