Travel

5 tips for visiting Machu Picchu with children

Machu Picchu is one of the wonders of the world on every traveler’s bucket list.  We found Peru truly magical, and regardless of whether or not you are a spiritual person, you will absolutely feel the magical energy and spirituality when sitting at the top.  This quintessential city in the clouds was simply magnificent. We’ve all seen pictures on travel brochures…

8 Reasons To Fall In Love With Santorini, Greece

Our travels have taken us many gorgeous places, but the Greek island of Santorini – with skies and oceans so blue it dazzles the eyes – was simply magical.  Santorini is probably the most instantly recognizable Greek island, with dramatic cliffs, jaw-dropping blue domed buildings and pristine whitewashed buildings. The fantastic food, stunning panoramic views, romantic sunsets and beautiful beaches, made it a truly…

10 Best Things To Do In Oahu, Hawaii

We recently spent 7 days on Oahu, Hawaii  (Or do I say “in” Oahu? The whole island thing is complicated!)  Oahu is part of the Hawaiian island chain, and home to the capital, Honolulu. Consequently with that comes lots of traffic, congestion, parking difficulties, lots of people and lots of sky-rise apartments and hotels.  Regardless, we found many cool and amazing spots, and many…

7 Reasons To Visit London With Kids

Anyone else feeling like dusting off the passport and hopping a plane to London?   All eyes have been on London the past few weeks, and what a royal wedding that was!  I’ve never felt more proud to be British.  I loved the blend of the British pomp and American glamour.  Some parts of the ceremony literally moved the world to tears, and it…

Five Reasons to Visit Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound is one of our favorite places on the South Island of New Zealand.  In fact Rudyard Kipling once called Milford Sound the “eighth Wonder of the World.” During our travels around both islands of New Zealand, one of the highlights of our adventure was the drive from Queenstown to Milford Sound.  We saw rain, snow, sun and drizzle during our drive, and the…

Terranea Resort: Best Place for a 36 Hour Getaway in Los Angeles Without Kids

Spoiler alert… marriage is hard.  Very hard. It’s never a ‘good’ time to get away without the boys, and there’s always a reason ‘not’ to leave real life, but it’s also really really good for the soul.  We spent 36 hours together. Without kids. In a hotel.  Solo. No little humans in our room. Did I mention the without kids part…

6 Reasons Sayulita, Mexico Makes A Great Family Vacation

There’s something about Mexico. Maybe it’s the sun, surf and perfect weather (27 celsius most days), or maybe it’s the fact that after 2 – 3 hours on a plane, you can be eating carne asada tacos and sipping local tequila.  We decided to avoid the crowds and head to the sleepy surf town of Sayulita for Spring Break…

7 Reasons To Visit Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cambodia…what an incredible place.  Filled with the most amazing people, deep culture and beautiful cities.  Here are 7 reasons to visit Siem Reap, Cambodia…

6 Must-See Places In Morocco

Morocco is a true feast of all of senses and provides adventure, culture, history and nature. The food, the colors, the spices, the smells, and the scenery were unforgettable.  We drove around the whole country, and here are some of our must-see places…

4 Reasons To Visit Chengdu, China

Chengdu is the vibrant and beautiful capital of Sichuan, and is known for its relaxed vibe and amazing food.  It’s also home to the only research center in the world that focuses on the endangered giant panda. We decided to spend 3 days in Chengdu to explore the city…