Tag: traveling with kids

Back-To-School: ZÜCA

Our family was first introduced to ZÜCA carry-all bags seven years ago – and they quickly trumped all other carry-ons in our luggage collection! These smartly-designed, rollable suitcases include usable pockets and slick wheels. As a bonus, the bag actually doubles as a (decently-comfortable) seat. Our almost-10-year-old daughter used the Hanami bag all last year and received compliments in droves. […]

Back-To-School: JWorld New York

Is a rolling backpack on your to-buy list for back-to-school? Take a peek at the adorable designs offered in the lollipop collection by JWorld NY. The lightweight frame is super easy for younger children to pull around campus and it can also be converted to a backpack at any point. It's also nice that the backpack […]

Travel With Kids: Yosemite National Park

There are some places in the world that sink right into your soul. Yosemite National Park - like Yellowstone National Park - is such a place. It's so majestic, so unearthly in beauty, that you can't help but want to get right down on your knees. It's no wonder that Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite […]

Travel With Kids: Irvine

Irvine is famous for many things. For starters, it's part of ever-popular Orange County. As an affluent suburb in Southern California, it's won a number of awards over the years - 4th Best Place to Live in the United States (CNN Money, 2008), 5th Best City in the USA (BusinessWeek, 2011), and The Best Run City […]

Reasons to Stay On-Property at Disneyland

Is it worthwhile to stay on-property at Disneyland? Some people say "yes." Some people say "no." We say: There are many good reasons for staying both on and off-property...and whatever gets you to Disneyland is a good way to go! ;) There's certainly something magical and "all-inclusive" about staying on-property at Disneyland. Being immersed in […]

Lesser-Known Attractions at Disneyland and California Adventure

Where do you head as soon you step foot into the Happiest Place on Earth? If you're like most people, you'll run straight for your favorite rides - the "classics" that have made Disney what it is today - including Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Peter Pan, and Dumbo. Those attractions are famous for a reason […]

Travel With Kids: Kansas City

If you've ever been to Missouri, there's a good chance you've been to Kansas City. The metro area encompasses more than two million people across the Kansas-Missouri border. On the first day of our trip, we stopped in at Union Station in Downtown Kansas City. Built in 1914, the building was originally a working train […]

Travel With Kids: St. Louis

St. Louis is a city replete with history. Founded in 1764, it became a major port on the Mississippi River after the Louisiana Purchase. At one point, it was the 2nd largest city in the U.S. and was considered a "gateway" to the west. Now, the city is home to 318,000+ people, with a metro […]

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