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 had to use phrasebooks and fancy hand . . .
Every year we ask fellow family travel writers to share the best trips for kids they have experienced. Their recommendations never disappoint, and if anything, they add to our already lengthy family bucket list. Here are the best . . .
When our family was invited to experience a San Antonio Christmas, we didn’t know what to expect. Ten years had passed since our last visit to Alamo City, and we were excited to see how the city had changed. Let me say, San . . .
When visiting Orlando, families tend to spend their days running around from theme park to theme park, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want a fabulous resort to return to at the end of the day. I think I have lost track when it . . .
Many years ago, my parents started the holiday tradition of creating fun cocktails. This easy to make recipe has only five ingredients, but it is not kid friendly. Save this drink for your next party, because the Silver Slur . . .
If I know one thing, it's that all teens are difficult to shop for, whether they are boys or girls. I asked our teen contributors to share some of their favorite gift ideas for teenage girls, and they did not disappoint. They . . .
It isn’t often you find a vehicle that makes you question the one you currently own. I love my SUV, but I recently had a chance to test drive a Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD, and was completely blown away. From the beautiful interior . . .
For as long as I can remember, I've made traditional German stollen bread for the holidays. This easy to make holiday bread is similar to a fruitcake, but not as moist. The best thing about this recipe is the secret ingredient in . . .
Lapland, a region of northern Finland located in the Arctic Circle, is home to more reindeer than people and the most famous Finn of all: Santa Claus. Did you know Santa was Finnish? According to the Finns, he lives in . . .
Parents seem to search endlessly for the perfect toy to entertain the younger set, while hoping the older ones will ask for something more than a gift card. This holiday gift guide for kids who love to travel will appeal to . . .
If you find yourself on the road this holiday season with kids in the back seat, you will want to have some books on board to entertain them along the way. Here are some of our favorite Christmas books for kids to get everyone in . . .
Prior to moving to Texas, I heard many great things about Christmas events in Dallas and the surrounding area. One event I heard mentioned time and time again was the Gaylord Texan ICE event. Of course this was one of the first . . .