Desert Safari with Kids


If you are headed to Dubai, you have to experience the desert safari. It is a great experience to try with or without your kids. It’s like a huge carnival on the soft, brown sand, complete with thrills, henna painting, camel rides, exotic birds, enthralling performances, photo booths and, of course, incredible food. With all that, what ’s not to like? Plus, there’s sand everywhere, like a beach without the ocean. What kid doesn’t love that?  

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​Atlantis, The Palm – with kids

Atlantis, The palm - with kids

Sometimes, when traveling with kids, you get to plan things that you know they will enjoy and that you will secretly love, too.  For our family, it was Atlantis, The Palm. During our visit to Dubai, we spent two days at this family-friendly resort.   The Atlantis comes with water parks for grown-ups and kids, boutiques, a variety of themed restaurants, a big aquarium, and a lovely beach.  During our visit, we had a chance to enjoy: Continue reading “​Atlantis, The Palm – with kids”

Family ​Weekend at The Sagamore Resort

For our tenth anniversary, we decided to take a quick weekend trip to The Sagamore Resort for a family getaway.   The Sagamore is one of my favorite resorts on the East Coast.  Why?  Because of its unbeatable view of Lake George.  Located in the hamlet of Bolton (Warren County, New York), The Sagamore sits on the shores of Lake George surrounded by the Adirondacks.  From recreational activities to various eateries, The Sagamore will transport you far, far away.  There are plenty of reasons to fall in love with The Sagamore, but our favorites are:

The Sagamore, Bolton Landing

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Oberammergau – Visit This Fairytale Town with Kids

I fell in love with Oberammergau from the moment I watched an episode of Anthony Bourdain exploring this one-of-a-kind Bavarian town. I knew I had to see the ornately painted buildings and sweeping landscapes for myself!  Oberammergau has a great deal to offer, whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or with the whole family.

About the town:

  • A picturesque village in the Bavarian Alps -Oberammergau, Germany
  • A picturesque village in the Bavarian Alps -Oberammergau, Germany
  • A picturesque village in the Bavarian Alps -Oberammergau, Germany
  • A picturesque village in the Bavarian Alps -Oberammergau, Germany
  • A picturesque village in the Bavarian Alps -Oberammergau, Germany
  • A picturesque village in the Bavarian Alps -Oberammergau, Germany

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The New England Carousel Museum

Did you know there is such a thing as a carousel museum?  We found one in Bristol CT and decided to check it out over the rainy Memorial Day weekend. Since I mentioned the museum to my daughter, she had been asking me to take her there.

  • New England Carousel Museum

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Plan your next family vacation in Nice

Nice, located on the east coast of France, rests on the Mediterranean Sea and offers everything you could hope for, from winding promenades to fountains and beaches. The mild Mediterranean weather makes it a perfect place for all your family’s favorite outdoor activities, sightseeing and adventures. Whether you just want to take in the sights, or are hoping to experience a new, fun side of adventure this family-friendly city is sure to charm kids and adults of all ages. I’ve rounded up the most kid-friendly activities for your next family vacation in Nice!

I love Nice! – Nice International Airport

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