Best family vacation destinations in the world: a roundup of the best vacation spots for families and best family holiday ideas for 2020.
The best European cities to visit with kids: a handpicked selection of the most family-friendly cities to add to your Europe itinerary.
Handpicked selection of the best cities to visit in Europe in each season. The best European cities to visit in winter, spring, summer and fall
Ireland itinerary ideas to help you plan a trip to Ireland. Ireland road trip ideas for 7, 10 days and 2 weeks in Ireland by a local
How much of Rome can you see in one day? What Rome attractions can be visited on the same day and what is the best itinerary to follow? Find our best itinerary to see Rome in one day in this article by a local. Good walking shoes essential! Romans say ‘A lifetime is not enough to know Rome’ and, Roman that… View Post
Ultimate Italy bucket list! Over 100 best places to visit in Italy and Italy bucket list experiences for your next Italian vacation
Creating a packing list for Italy can be a daunting task. Over 1000 Km long, and with a huge variety of places to see, Italy has a varied climate ranging from high mountains, to coastal areas and urban centers. It knows 4 different seasons, it requires the visitors to do a lot of walking and it is known for being… View Post
Expert guide to help you plan your first family trip to Italy with kids. Practical tips for traveling to Italy with kids, best kid-friendly places in Italy and need to know for a perfect family vacation in Italy. If you are planning a family trip to Italy with kids in tow, let me tell you: you are in for a… View Post
Southern California has been our family vacation destination for the last 4 years. Friends laugh at us: what there is to do in Southern California with kids that is so special you fly 10 hours each time to get there? The question is fair but the answer surprises many who associate Southern California with beach, sun, Disney and nothing else…. View Post
Our buying guide on how to choose the best lightweight stroller for travel in Europe and tackle those charming (and bumpy) cobbled streets! What to look for when choosing a pushchair for cobblestones, must-have travel stroller specs and the best travel strollers for Europe for 2020 One of the questions that I receive more often, from readers who love to… View Post
Deciding what type of shoes to pack for any trip is a bit of a nightmare. Shoes are bulky, often heavy and, if you pack the wrong ones, they are a waste of space at best and a cause of sore feet at worse. Packing travel shoes for Italy is ever harder: famous for fashion, Italy makes you want to… View Post
Can you visit a natural wonder such as the Grand Canyon in one day? Is it worth the long drive if you only have limited time and if so: what is the best way to visit the Grand Canyon in one day only? I agonized over these and several other questions last spring, when tying down the last details of… View Post
What to wear in Rome in spring / summer? What will the weather be like, can I wear shorts? In this post I share my expert tips on what to pack for Rome in spring and summer, must have gear when packing for Rome and the dress code for vising the Vatican and Rome’s most famous churches. Deciding what to… View Post
The best places to visit on the Dolomites with kids and travel tips for the perfect family vacation on the Italian Dolomites. The Dolomites, the stretch of Alps in the North East of Italy, are one of the most beautiful places in Italy for natural beauty and a wonderful vacation destination for families. The area has stunning mountains, picture-perfect villages… View Post
Fun and interesting facts about the trulli houses of Italy, peculiar drywall buildings now UNESCO world heritage. What they are, how to visit them, the history of trulli of Alberobello and the surrounding area. Have you ever seen photos of villages in Italy with small hobbit-like houses, with white walls and pointy gray roofs? Those are the trulli, a peculiar… View Post
Interesting and fun facts about Joshua Tree National Park for kids, perfect for homeschooling, travel planning, family trivia nights. Joshua Tree is a beautiful National Park in Southern California, USA. People often describe is a place’ out of this world’, ‘unique’ or ‘like a different planet’ and, indeed, it is a place like no other. But what makes Joshua Tree… View Post
A practical travel guide to visiting Florence in one day. 1 day Florence itinerary with the most famous attractions and practical tips for time-poor visitors. Florence is a city full of attractions and things to see and a place that deserves well over a day to be fully explored. However, it is also a city with a compact city center… View Post
An insider’s guide to the best area to stay in Florence and Florence neighborhood guide to help you pick the best place to stay in Florence on your first visit. If you are planning more than a few hours in Florence, chances are you are looking for a good place to spend a night and wondering about the best neighborhood… View Post
All you need to know to plan a family trip to Tuscany, Italy: the best places to visit in Tuscany with kids and best family attractions. Tuscany is one of my favorite places to visit in Italy with kids. It is a beautiful area, blessed with some of the most beautiful landscapes in Italy and it has plenty to do… View Post
Florence must-see: the best things to see in Florence, the best Florence attractions and experiences for first-time visitors. Florence is one of the most beautiful places in Italy and one of the most visited. Blessed with a wonderful position in the middle of stunning Tuscan countryside, beautiful architecture, unrivaled art and food to die for, it is a destination that… View Post
The best places on the Amalfi Coast: what to see and where to stay when visiting the Amalfi Coast, best towns, how to pick the best base for your visit
The best things to see in Amsterdam and Amsterdam must-see sites for first time visitors.
The best places to visit in Yosemite: Yosemite must-see sites and best things to do in Yosemite National Park on your first visit
California bucket list: the most beautiful places in California and the best destination in California to add to your California travel bucket list
Italy colorful houses: the best places to see them. Discover the most colorful villages in Italy and where to find Italy’s rainbow towns.