Family & Fun Travel

By Beth Blecherman | Family and fun travel adventures

The World’s Best Cities

From ancient capitals to modern metropolises, these are the cities you'll want to add to your bucket list.<p>When we travel to an urban center, we’re …

Chiang Mai

What to Do in Malibu

With the opening of two new hotels along California's most prized stretch of coastline, you might never leave.<p>As a Los Angeles native, I’ve always been grateful for the glacial pace of Malibu’s transformation. Since the iconic Alice’s Restaurant on the Malibu Pier reopened under new management as …

Los Angeles

The 100 Best Hotels in the World

The farther, the better.<p>That’s one big takeaway from this year’s list of best hotels in the world, as decided by <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers. Among the …

Los Cabos

Quit Your Job And Live Abroad: 8 Places So Cheap You Might Not Need To Work

, Women@Forbes<p>Have you ever fantasized about quitting your job and moving to a place where it’s so cheap that you barely need to work — if at all? ”It’s a great idea, and it’s not that far-fetched,” says Kathleen Peddicord, who has turned this fantasy into a business. As founder of the company <i></i> Live …

Chiang Mai

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Restaurants

My kids plan our vacations and I love it! - The Go-To

<b>Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.</b> <i>-Frank Borman</i><p>This post is sponsored. I’m excited to be working with HomeAway® for my 5th year! …

Kids

Threatened US national monuments you have to see – in pictures

America the beautiful … it’s a land of dramatic – and protected – scenery but, with 27 national monuments’ status under review, change may be coming. Here, are 22 of the threatened mainland sites. The public comment period closes 10 July<p>‘Escape from a crazy world’: why people value America’s public …

National Parks

The 6 Most Beautiful National Parks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Stat

The term “bucket list” usually conjures images of foreign landscapes and exotic locations, the type of journey that involves passports and tons of …

National Parks

Eat Your Way Around The World At These Top Foodie Destinations

Deep down, there’s a part of all of us that wants to be Anthony Bourdain (minus the maggot fried rice). We’re hungry for experiences that combine …

Travel

50 Adventures in 50 States

From hiking volcanic cliffs to racing down snow-capped mountains, take a look at the greatest adventures across the country.<p>Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world travel to the United States to explore stunning national parks, trek iconic trails, and immerse themselves in America’s vast …

National Parks

23 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

There are a few things to remember when it comes to eating in L.A. For starters, breakfast is a big deal here. Waiting in line (for 20 minutes!) for an order of ricotta toast is something people actually do. And it’s not uncommon to linger on a back patio with a café con leche and grain bowl for …

Restaurants

National Parks in Every State That’ll Inspire You to Get Outside

Item 1/53<p>Last year, the US National Park Service (NPS) turned 100(!), and we think it’s best to keep the party going. With summer right around the corner, why not start planning your trip to a national park now?! The world is full of color and adventure — it’s basically begging to be explored! And, …

Brit + Co

This $213 Train Ride Shows You All of America's Most Beautiful Sights

Trains are a pretty great way to travel. Think about it: You can sleep, eat and lounge pretty comfortably in them, and even pretend to be living in …

Trains

School's Out For Summer!

First Year at the American School of Barcelona<p>School is out for summer here in Barcelona! Our kids finished school on June 22nd and I think I may …

Sweden

Create a Travel Budget Vacation Worksheet + Free Printable

Shares 30<p>When it comes to planning your vacation, budgeting can be the biggest frustration and source of stress for families. Sometimes families …

Moving to Barcelona: Dear Mom of two in New Jersey...

First steps of moving to Barcleona<p>As I lay in bed scrolling my emails hitting delete, delete, delete – I stopped at the subject line: <i>“A fan in need</i> …

The Best Cheap Eats in Every Single State

The Return and Anniversary of Tom Sawyer Island at Disneyland

Disneyland has reopened Tom Sawyer’s Island after a lengthy refurbishment.<p>Before<p>Tom Sawyer Island has been an attraction since the early days of the …

7 Spectacular Beaches to Discover in Spain

As of late, it seems like everywhere from Florida to Albania is competing for the title of 'Best Beach Destination.' This year, though, Spain …

Beaches

The Most Beautiful Roads In America

Take the long way home.<p>Pavement meanders through all 50 of these United States, from the hardwood forests of Vermont to the craggy coast of California's Big Sur. Most of it goes somewhere; some of it goes nowhere. The roads on these pages are a few of our backcountry favorites. They're not always …

Road Trips

The Ultimate Guide to the Disneyland Summer of Heroes

Saving the Guardians of the Galaxy. Training with Hawkeye and Black Widow. Dancing with Groot. Getting a selfie with Captain America. These are just …

Disney’s Pandora World of Avatar – What You Need to Know

Disney’s newest attraction in Orlando, Pandora – The World of Avator, opens May 27, 2017. It’s a visually stunning space with two breathtakingly …

Free in New York - Where to Swim in NYC

Love the water? In New York City, you can find plenty of places to cool off, year round, for free. There are even free swimming programs, best suited …

6 things to try at Club Med Sandpiper Bay

Hands up, baby, hands up! If that familiar jingle doesn’t get you thinking about Club Med for your next family vacation, Indulgent TravelingMom …

10 breathtaking Airbnb homes to book if you love the outdoors

If you’re a hardcore nature lover, your ideal day would look like this: waking up to the sound of bird calls on a serene mountain top, a session of …

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

Japan

Where To Stay In Paris — Neighborhood Guide - Guide To Backpacking Through Europe

Choosing where to stay in Paris can be a little overwhelming. Each neighborhood has its own distinct vibe and quirks, so picking the best …

Eiffel Tower

These European destinations have the best accommodation prices for each month of 2017

With so many places to go and things to see, a trip around Europe can be a pricey endeavour. But with a bit of planning – and a month-by-month list of the best destinations for affordable accommodation – a trip around the continent could be within your grasp this year.<p>Booking.com has released a …