Jun 13, 2019 Greece
The Greek Islands are a dream destination on every bucket list. When I recently visited Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, I was utterly dazzled - it doesn’t just have charming towns, immaculate beaches, and some of the best food in Greece, Crete al…
Feb 11, 2017 Southwest, USA
The Queen Mary, the most luxurious ocean liner of her time is available now to guests as it’s permanently docked in Long Beach, California. Find out why kids will love exploring this unique ship.
Aug 26, 2016 Mexico
We took a environmentally sensitive and socially conscious small group tour to to Sian Ka’an on the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. It included authentic Mayan food, ancient Mayan ruins, traditional stories, lush jungle, and something a little unexpected… gi…
Jul 21, 2016 Northwest, USA
We stumbled upon a 4-day annual event that transports visitors to a genuine California Gold Rush town set in 1852. While we didn’t walk away with a gold nugget, we still felt like we struck gold with this impromptu discovery in Columbia State Historic Par…
Mar 29, 2016 Southeast, USA
Tallahassee is much more than just the political capital of Florida… we discovered plenty of things to do with kids, from kayaking with alligators to seeing the world’s largest magnet. Hmmm… maybe that’s why we were so attracted to this city? ;-)
Nov 26, 2015 Eastern Canada
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth is a beautiful, historic hotel in the centre of Montreal, Canada which has housed royalty, rock stars and everyone in between.
Jul 16, 2015 Romania
When Josh and I watched the movie Dracula Untold I knew in that moment I had to see Dracula’s Castle in Romania. Find out how we got there, how much it costs and what you need to know before visiting Romania’s most popular tourist attraction.
Oct 28, 2014 Croatia
Inside the so-called Dragon Cave was a wall carving of the Leviathan (dragon) inspired by the Book of Revelations from the Bible, hence the name. But it was the views of the Adriatic Sea that stole the show. Views so gorgeous that it did not bring me to t…
Oct 25, 2014 Austria
This is the most authentic way to see many locations around Salzburg used in the Academy Award-Winning film, The Sound of Music. We sang the songs, ate the strudel, and climbed (almost) every mountain. Find out our verdict.
Oct 23, 2014 Croatia
When we visited Dubrovnik, this tour was #1 on our list. But we weren’t alone. This tour is #1 on everyone’s list, and that’s not an exaggeration. Tours By Locals runs thousands of tours all over the world and this is their most popular tour… for good rea…
Oct 14, 2014 Austria
Long before radio, TV or the cinema was the world of puppets. But just like “video killed the radio stars” so, too, did the fine art of marionette initiate its slow demise as movies invaded homes across the globe. Except in Salzburg.
Sep 27, 2014 Luxembourg
When we saw the pictures we knew out of all the possible destinations we wanted to visit in Luxembourg, this was a high priority. It looked gorgeous. Little did we know how deceptive the town of Vianden would be.
Aug 23, 2014 Netherlands
Amsterdam may have its renown for sex and drugs, but we were there for other reasons. We were excited to discover Amsterdam as a family destination, not just one for the single backpackers. And we did it. Here are 10 things we found for your next family h…
Aug 12, 2014 Italy
The Vatican simply needs to be seen to be believed. It’s a whole other country. In fact, it’s a world within a world. I believe they call it an ecclesiastical, one of the last six remaining absolute monarchies that is ruled entirely and completely by the …
Aug 9, 2014 Italy
When you see the colossal ruins sitting in the humming centre of Rome you can only be amazed at its rock-steady tenacity to keep its place in a constantly changing world. But tours around the colosseum aren't all that family friendly... Or are they?
May 24, 2014 Malta
Malta was not what I expected. This small island really packed a punch with the sheer volume of things to see and do. During our time on the island we discovered some real gems that you will love.
Nov 1, 2013 Italy
Well, that’s what it felt like by the end of it. In reality we only had about 3 days between all 3 cities so we didn’t fit in everything we wanted to see, but here’s a quick rundown of what we squished into a fun-packed family trip.
Oct 28, 2013 Italy
It was after our rather disappointing discoveries in Pompeii that we followed Erin’s parents blindly to the next overnight spot they had chosen, Matera.
Oct 27, 2013 Italy
The ground rumbled, the sky grew dark and a cloud of white-hot ash flowed vertically out of the majestic mountain before collapsing down the slopes scorching everything in sight. Houses were engulfed. Anyone who escaped the heat was gradually suffocated b…