Every year, people head to the state fair to experience the rides, have fun as a family, and sample the deep fried food. When I recently read an article about the best state fairs in the country, Wisconsin's was on the list. I . . .
In our family, there is meal time, and there is snack time, and it often feels more importance is given to the latter. We have found that nothing satisfies a child (or adult) on the verge of a meltdown more than a quality snack. . . .
Before we visit new countries with our children, we like to discover literature that inspires travel. Here are books we would recommend sharing with your children (or reading yourself) before you visit France. . . .
One of the reasons parents hesitate to take long plane journeys with their children has to do with not only the plane ride (and the cost), but also dealing with the unknown when it comes to adjusting to jet lag. Over the years, we . . .
12 Best Travel Apps to Take on Vacation When I think back on my first trip abroad, I am amazed I even survived. There were no cell phones (we used calling cards), no e-mail (snail mail had to suffice), no fancy translators (I . . .
Barcelona is a beautiful city to explore. From the quaint alleyways and narrow streets that are built for wandering, to the wide open promenade that winds along its beaches, Barcelona draws you in and beckons you with its magic. . . .
Before we travel to a foreign destination we like to learn about the people will we meet, the history of their country, and the places we might visit. As a family we make time to read quite a few fiction and non-fiction books to . . .
If your kids love Harry Potter and super heroes more than princesses and cartoon characters, Universal’s Islands of Adventure could be the place for you. People often overlook this Orlando attraction, but it actually delivers on . . .
5 Things We Learned At Epcot If you have never visited Epcot, you don’t know what you’re missing. Think of traveling around the world, but never leaving the confines of the United States. Well, central Florida for that matter. . . .
Visiting Tuscany has been a dream of mine since I read the book Under the Tuscan Sun. After I read this book, I envisioned Tuscany as a patchwork of farmland, with rolling hills, quaint villages and of course vineyards. Lots and . . .
Florence is a magical city. The red clay rooftops, cobblestone streets, and piazzas around every corner enchant visitors once they step out the door of the train station. Artwork and architecture from some of the most renowned . . .
There is so much to discover in the magical land of Venice. When I think of Venice in spring time, I picture gondolas cruising the canals, people strolling in the piazzas, and colorful flowers overflowing from every window . . .