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Apps for Traveling Families with Pets

Before the kids go back to school and summer vacation ends, there’s still a lot of exploring left for the family to do. Bring the kids, pets included, along for the cross-country road trip or weekend city-stay, as many hotels open arms to furry family members. When a quick daytrip, weekend away or extended vacation […]

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 […]

Pet-Friendly Pismo Beach, Perfect for the Whole Family

On the coast of California lies a laid-back little beach town having a love affair with the dogs and children that live and visit. Everywhere you look in Pismo Beach, you’ll find pooches on leashes and kids running in circles around beaches and promenades. About a three-hour drive from both Los Angeles, where we had […]

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 […]

What to Do With Kids in Scotland

Between the rugged wilderness and diverse landscape encompassing century-old city charm, Scotland is a unique and majestic haven. While the wild terrain may attract active travelers and lush green courses entice golfers, there is a bit of wonder in every aspect of Scotland for families of all ages and interests. The enchanting side of Scotland […]

Take the Family to Beijing

Families drawn to the culture and beauty of China can’t go wrong with a vacation in Beijing, but, because of the unfamiliar language, different customs and distance from home, a little advance planning can go a long way toward ensuring a successful experience. Enter The Opposite House, located in a new, open-plan shopping, dining and […]