Category Archive: Destinations

Family Road Trip

My sleepy eyes stare ahead at the black dash board; broken white lines methodically stream by in my peripheral.  My ears pick up dim whispers of my husbands voice matching the murmur escaping… Continue reading

Lufthansa’s Airbus A380 – The Journey, As Exciting As the Destination

My heart raced a little quicker with excitement. My throat choked up for reasons I wasn’t quite sure. My eyes drew wide like a toddler watching a marching band. I wanted to clap… Continue reading

Altitude Sickness: Family Awareness

“Hi.  Mrs. Walsh? This is Katie from Daycare.  I don’t want to alarm you, but I wanted you to know your baby hasn’t eaten anything today and hardly napped.  She is still smiling,… Continue reading

B is for…Bon Appetit Magazine Dishing on Food and Family Friendly Rome

In Bon Appetit‘s May 2011 Italy issue, writer Hugh Garvey shared in “Little Caesars” his “key to a successful food- and family-friendly Roman holiday”…”Let your kids run the show”. We took Little B… Continue reading

B is for…Biergarten

Fresh air.  Beer.  Sausages.  Music.  Playground.  Friends. It’s no wonder the Bavarians are affable, good-humored people.  They have the whole relaxed-family-fun-day figured out. Our family spent a few weeks in Munich, Germany last… Continue reading

B is for…Bungalow

bun·ga·low [buhng-guh-loh] a one-storied thatched or tiled house, usually surrounded by a veranda (www.dictionary.com) an inexpensive, or luxurious, haven for families beaching it in Mexico, South America or other tropical destinations (Little B and… Continue reading

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Getting Schooled in Skiing and Nature

“Do you see him?” “Oooh, I hope he’s OK!”   My kids scanned the passing snowfield searching for the coyote we spotted a few days earlier with a limp front leg. They had… Continue reading

It’s No Honeymoon! – A Memoir of Rome, Italy

We stepped off the plane; the morning sun hit our tired eyes.  It had been a long flight after a long, hectic stretch in our respective jobs. But we made it; we could… Continue reading