Vanessa’s Venetian Guide – Grab Your Group and Go

Okay… I had a boss that often used to say “sometimes it is better to be lucky than good.” Well, boy did I get lucky with these words my brilliant friend Vanessa shared with me regarding our very limited time in Venice. This is some good stuff – entertaining reading filled with historic tidbits and a guide that includes snacks at almost every turn…

The Classic Travel Quandary: Checklist in Lisbon? or Linger by the Sea?

On our recent trip to Portugal we chose to stay in the lovely seaside town of Cascais, 40 minutes outside of Lisbon.  We had a pretty swish HomeAway overlooking the hills and sea of our quaint fishing town.  My favorite part of the home was that we could depart on foot and hike for hours in the hills in front of our house exploring the various trails that criss crossed the cliffs. BUT, we were in Portugal and you can’t go to Portugal without seeing Lisbon, right?

New York City: aka My Back Yard

I love to SHARE my favorite parts of NYC whenever possible with anyone who asks. In May, I usually hear from 4 or 5 families in the midst of planning their slices of time in the big apple. This is what I recommended this year…

Guest Post: The Islands of Croatia

I am having so much fun having Beth be a guest poster. She shares what she learned and then I promptly research my future in Croatia. Sounds like she made a gem of a discovery here…