Family Travel

Perfect picnic with kids: 11 secrets of success

The soft sun rays playing hide and seek with the little ripples on a lake. Warm breeze gently caressing the willow branches. Stylish folding chair couldn’t be more comfortable. The rustic basket was such a perfect find. Plated blanket for a hubby to stretch on. A bottle of your favorite red carefully wrapped to preserve [...]

Traveling to Venice, Italy. Maisy’s becoming a Venetian.

I was awakened today by the fresh breath of the Venetian atmosphere. The hunger and fatigue felt in the pits of my stomach confirmed my jet lag, caused by the fact that I had landed in Italy just one sunset ago. The plane ride was stuffy – of course I was squished in the overhead [...]

5 reasons why camping is the best for kids

“Why camping?” This was the question a very close friend of mine asked, for whom putting up tents, sleeping outside, combatting with a capricious weather, dealing with bugs and bugging yourself with this strange type of vacation, didn’t seem so appealing. “What are you doing there? Is there an amusement park, a museum, something fun [...]

An educational visit to the farm

“Where do you want to go?” “Moo. Miau.”  My toddler’s answer rarely deviates.  “We have two cats at home!  Do you want to go the playground instead?”  “No.  Moo.  Miau.”  Well, at least we don’t have a “moo” at home.  Or, when I don’t look at the mirror, I’d like to think that way.  Though, [...]

Visiting art museums with kids. Real treat for family fun

Time to do something really special with the whole family. Park? Naaah, something new, something exciting, educational and fun. Science Museum? Been there. Aquarium? Done that. Zoo? Those animals are already sick and tired of our staring at them so often. Art Museum? Art Museum? With Kids?! Yeah, baby! We LOVE going to art museums. [...]

How to Keep Your Child Busy On-the-Go

“Are we there yet?” “I’m bored!” “How much longer?” All parents wish they could avoid all of these dreaded children’s complaints. When you’re traveling with your family it can be hard to keep children under control. Many children don’t like sitting still or being in a confined area. It’s up to you to open the [...]