Article
Bus Bazaar Lee: New York to Boston

Every once in a while, some brilliant employee behind a desk at Megabus headquarters decides to bestow unbelievably low-priced tickets upon a lucky traveler such as myself. Taking advantage of the bus line’s free promotional tickets between East coast destinations and New York, I hopped on board to take a four-hour journey from the Big Apple to the beautiful city of Boston. Now, as...

Read More    1 min read

Article
Summer with my Grandparents

In May of 2007 after attending my sister's high school graduation I left to spend a month of summer vacation with my grandparents. I wasn't sure about the trip because while I liked them a lot I'd never spent much time alone with them. I packed everything I could think of to keep me entertained on the long trip from Florida to Oklahoma. Though hard as it is to believe I had so much fun on their...

Read More    3 min read

Article
A Long Winter’s Weekend In Berlin, Germany

To a family who adore off-season weekend trips to Europe, Berlin before Christmas is the most child-friendly place of all. Don't miss the city's famed Christmasmarkets, too.Berlin is one of the most exciting and, at the same time, enigmatic cities in Europe. In the years of dual Germanys, it was an island of the West floating deep in the sea of East Germany. Long a hotspot of Cold...

Read More    6 min read

Article
Sydney Sojourn, An Urban Australia Adventure

It is the most visited city in Australia: a glowing, eclectic and warm place with easy transport and family activities; welcome to Sydney.Lived in by aborigines for over 40,000 years, the winds of change blew to the Australian continent in the 1700’s when Englishman Captain James Cook sailed up the east coast and claimed it for the British Crown, who subsequently set up...

Read More    3 min read

Article
Tokyo Is A Grand Destination

Discover activities for families traveling with juniors, seniors and in-betweens in Tokyo and the countryside of Hakone, both highlights of a country where age comes before beauty (and guarantees wisdom!)Imperial Hotel is a peaceful enclave of service and style in the heart of Ginza's throbbing shopping district. It's...

Read More    6 min read

Article
Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel, London, England

An elegant London hotel welcomes your family with unusually large accommodations, great service, cozy extra features and a great location.The magical world of British literature from J.K. Rowling and J.R.R Tolkien to "Mary Poppins" and "Oliver Twist" springs to life in London’s hidden alleys and murky passageways that intertwine to form routes where monarchs, dukes and knights have walked....

Read More    2 min read

Article
MassMOCA: A Weekend In North Adams, Massachusetts

This contemporary art museum in the rehabilitated mill town of North Adams proves that contemporary art can have family appeal, and can attract some quality lodging for visitors.Are you interested in how America's Yankee roots have been incorporated into design's cutting edge? Western Massachusetts has just what you're looking for. Within a half-hour of where the states of New York, Vermont...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Quebec City’s Winter Carnaval

Ever since 3rd grade I have wanted to go on this school trip to Québec City, Canada. In 5th grade in 1997, it was so cool to be able to go on such an awesome trip with my friends, I couldn't resist. Ever since 3rd grade I have wanted to go on this school trip to Québec City, Canada. In 5th grade in 1997, it was so cool to be able to go on such an awesome trip with my friends, I couldn't...

Read More    3 min read

Article
Israel: Eilat And The Dead Sea

Discover the luxurious, relaxing and safe side of Israel in these exotic waterfront areas bordering the Dead Sea.Due to the recent problems in Israel, many visitors to this Mediterranean country are opting for beach holidays in exotic locales and forfeiting traditional tours of holy sites. Israel’s most popular beach destinations are the mineral rich Dead Sea in Ein Bokek and the resort...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Mad About Madrid

Join our editor and her family as they pack a week's worth of fun into a long weekend in Spain's beautiful, family-friendly capital.$333 for a weekend in Madrid? I began dreaming my husband and I would do Spain's "City of the Night" as the madrileños do: work and siesta during the day, drink and dine under the stars...Then I remembered our 5-year old son. Fortunately,...

Read More    5 min read