Family Travel

Family Travel Emergencies

January 29, 2015

  On a recent trip, we had plenty of time to think about Family Travel Emergencies! Family travel, as we all know, presents its own set of challenges, especially in distant locations where English isn’t the native language. It is quite likely that if you travel with your family often, sooner or later you could face an emergency of some kind.  We were reminded of this not too long ago when we were confronted with a potentially dangerous situation, and we thought it would be helpful to share our experiences and those of our readers in order to help other […]

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Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful

January 7, 2015

Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful The last time we visited Cincinnati was over ten years ago, as part of our family baseball tour.  Recently we traveled to Cincinnati twice on business and were surprised at the changes.  We think it is truly under-rated! Cincinnati’s visually striking mix of bridges over the winding Ohio River, combined with the unique urban architecture downtown, offers up a winning combination of the old and new.  We found a wide variety of historic parks and art museums nestled among very hip restaurants and hotels.  And don’t forget the Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds, which […]

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Skiing at Stratton: A Holiday Tradition

December 23, 2014

Skiing at Stratton: A Holiday Tradition is a special trip that our family treasures every year.  This December we again hit the slopes at Stratton for our first tracks of the season.  We love visiting the resort during the holidays, as its village and quaint shops are always beautifully decorated and feature a variety of exciting holiday sales and events. Send to Kindle

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Fun Family Skiing at Mont Tremblant

December 9, 2014

  Winter is here, and we’ve just kicked off our ski season with Fun Family Skiing at Mont Tremblant!  Tremblant is less than two hours by car from Montreal and nine hours from New York City, but the drive must rank as one of the most beautiful in North America.  We’ve noted that parks in Quebec are national parks, as opposed to provincial parks, which adds to the feeling that Quebec is a country within a country. The View From the Top of Mont Tremblant is Spectacular An Intrawest resort like one of our other favorite mountain resorts, Stratton, Mont […]

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Holiday Traditions: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 23, 2014

  One of our favorite holiday traditions is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The floats are beautiful, the balloons massive, the entertainment spectacular, and the characters and celebrities are sure to delight every family member. Tips for the Day Send to Kindle

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April Means Baseball & #Priceless Family Traditions

April 23, 2014

April means baseball and #priceless family traditions for this family of sports nuts.  From reading our past posts you know how much our family loves to play and watch sports. Send to Kindle

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Flying with Kids after Knee Surgery

April 16, 2014

Flying with Kids after Knee Surgery (Oh, My!) What were we thinking, taking our three children across the country while in a leg brace after major knee surgery? Send to Kindle

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Disney Parks Adventure: Magic Kingdom Princess Experience

April 4, 2014

Are you looking for a vacation spot that appeals equally to both adults and children?  Consider a Disney Parks Adventure: Magic Kingdom Princess Experience! One of the best parts of having children is that we get to relive our childhood.  After visiting six times now, we have to say that we think the best place to be a big kid again is at Disney World.   A Disney vacation invariably yields special memories that our family will always treasure.  The park has something for everyone.  Magic Kingdom Princesses This year our daughter turned eight, and so for her birthday we […]

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