Top 6 Things to Do in Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. We went, without a plan but more of a dream. We knew we wanted to explore this unique city that we had heard was a great place to visit. But Lisbon wasn’t known for it’s list of sights and museums we needed to visit. Lisbon was known for being a place to be in. To walk around and soak in the feeling and the culture. To wander the hills and sit at a random café. I have traveled to many of the big “famous” cities in Europe so I was skeptical Lisbon would live up to the grander. But one day and we were in love with this soft, beach side city that contained all the beauty of Europe and more than it’s fair share of the warmth (in weather and people). Instead of planning, check out the top things to do in Lisbon, and how to take this city nice and slow.

The Perfect Paris Itinerary for Families with Tweens

Paris – The City of Light. Even kids who do not know much about the world will recognize Paris. With its iconic Eiffel tower and Arch de Triumph, to its glittering luxury of Versailles and the Champs-Élysées, it is a city that cannot be missed. And it is an easy introduction to Europe for kids and tweens. There is so much to do and see, five days is not enough for most, but it was enough for a group of two adults, two seniors and two (very into their phones) tweens. Here is our itinerary that was about perfect for our time in Paris.

A Family Guide to Waikiki

Waikiki is known as being one of the easy, family friendly Hawaiian vacation. I had heard that Waikiki was great for first time visitors to Hawaii, and I can understand why. With resorts beachside, an array of restaurants, shopping, and activities in walking distance, it was easy to see why families would love a trip…

A Photo Essay of Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is the #1 visited site in Seattle and one of the most visited sites in the world.  But it’s not a monument, it’s not a museum, it’s not even a cultural site.  It’s a public market, built in 1907.  Overlooking the Elliott Bay, it’s a place where you can shop for fresh…