Link your Marriott and SPG Accounts Now

Today, Marriott International is making their long awaited announcement on the future of their Loyalty Programs. In August, Marriott will introduce unified loyalty programs with a one set of member benefits across Marriott Rewards, The RitzCarlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). For the first time, you will have access to book stays and earn Read more about Link your Marriott and SPG Accounts Now[…]

Visit Yelapa Beach Puerto Vallarta with Kids

Wherever in the world you may be traveling, the very most memorable experiences are almost always are tied to interactions with local people and cultures. Even while enjoying a relaxing beach vacation at a large resort, my clients almost always consider an authentic meal or unique excursion beyond the walls of the resort one of Read more about Visit Yelapa Beach Puerto Vallarta with Kids[…]

Best Dude Ranch Vacation for Families in the Western US

For the past 20 years, media mogul Ted Turner has quietly been buying up property across America. In fact, today he is the second biggest private land owner in the United States. ¬†Why is he dong this? Conservation. In fact, his personal mission is to “save everything.” And with his amassed fortune, he’s in a Read more about Best Dude Ranch Vacation for Families in the Western US[…]

Where to Stay on Kauai North vs South Shore?

As our kids get older, like so many families, ours is faced with an increasingly busy extra-cirrucular schedule and demanding school committments. And when it comes to travel, the unfortunate reality of this is we’re becoming more confined to traveling over major school holidays. So over the past few weeks I turned my attention to Read more about Where to Stay on Kauai North vs South Shore?[…]

Things to do in Porto Portugal with Kids

With picturesque landscapes, colorful architecture, dramatic coastline, and a super kid-friendly culture, Portugal has it all. From Spring Break, though the summer and all the way to Fall Break, Portugal is a fabulous destination for a family trip. Porto is a lovely coastal city in northwest Portugal. Known for its stately bridges, lavish baroque architecture, Read more about Things to do in Porto Portugal with Kids[…]

Best time of year to travel to Central America with kids?

Central America (specifically Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Belize) offers a range of experiences and destinations that make for a perfect family vacation. I love the combination of jungle adventure, wildlife and beach that these Central American countries offer. As families sit down to plan for the year ahead, I’m often asked, “what is the Read more about Best time of year to travel to Central America with kids?[…]