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Age Specific / Kids
May 9, 2019

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.

Sunflower Accessibility Program Featured at O’Hare and Midway Airports

Travelers with invisible disabilities passing through O’Hare and Midway International Airports can now discreetly signal they need assistance thanks to a new Chicago Department of Aviation partnership that helps create more accessible and inclusive spaces.

New on the “Market” in Israel

Thanks to the recent launches of several food tours and markets, the land of “milk and honey” just got a bit more diverse and flavorful. “Old city” markets are as appealing as ever, but the new offerings allow visitors to delve into neighborhoods and foods that easily broaden the scope of Israel’s food scene.

Travel Tips
Mar 1, 2019

Spend the Day in Shimonoseki, Japan

With the cherry blossoms blooming and spring weather warming up, Japan is a top consideration for traveling families. Located on Japan’s main island of Honshu, Shimonoseki is basically as far west as you can get. Explore the island with the family from tip to toe, or just peek at it from afar through the Kaikyō Yume Tower observation deck. If your family happens to travel through, or nearby, and have just one day to explore, stick to this list to get the most out of the city.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Destinations / Europe
Feb 13, 2019

Sights to See in Bologna, Italy

While it may share the same name as the Oscar Mayer-brand deli meat you put on your kid’s sandwiches, Bologna is historically known as the capital of the Northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. Picture Medieval architecture, Renaissance-period art and a town square right out of a fairytale.