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Family Fun in Porto, Portugal

Porto, a family-friendly, 2,000-year-old Portuguese destination, is a fascinating and beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City, elected Best European Destination in 2012, 2014 and 2017. For the past three centuries, the city at the mouth of the Douro River, a.k.a. Oporto, is best known as home to British wine shippers who transport port through the rugged, […]

Exploring Madeira with Kids

After your family has ridden the cable cars, taken a whale-watching cruise and enjoyed all the other kid-friendly pleasures of Madeira’s capital of Funchal, you’ll want to explore the rest of this beautiful island. Lots of adventures await, wherever you choose as a base. We especially like two places that cater well to families. In […]

Top Travel Destinations for 2019

If world travel is on your family’s radar for 2019 you certainly won’t have a shortage of fantastic places to choose. Check out the following list of must-see destinations that could make your vacation planning a little easier. Italy While Italy might seem like an old standard when it comes to family travel, there is […]

Azores for the Family

For families who want to spend their time outdoors reconnecting with Mother Nature, look no further than the Azores. Off the coast of Portugal and surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Azores is comprised of nine islands, or “nine small worlds,” each with similarities to the others, yet with their differences that set them apart. […]

5 Kid-Friendly Activities in Lisbon

Lisbon, or Lisboa as its known to the locals, is famous for its hospitality and the family-like way the city welcomes visitors, not to mention 290 days of sunshine a year. It’s a city where old customs and ancient history blend with cultural entertainment and high tech. And it’s filled with kid-friendly activities for the […]

Coimbra for the Entire Family

Centro de Portugal, with its mountains and villages and the seaside and its beaches, is where we find Coimbra, also known as the University City, which sits on the banks of the River Mondego. One of the oldest universities in all of Europe, and the oldest in Portugal, is found in Coimbra, and is certainly […]