Copenhagen Guide: 15 Festive Things to Do in Winter

copenhagen guide - 15 cheerful things to do in copenhagen in winter

Where can you travel in winter where the temperature may indeed plummet, but the people party on?  Come see how the Danes do it!   When winter arrives, the chill takes over Copenhagen, and the “hygge” spirit comes alive – that’s the Danish word used to describe coziness – like wrapping yourself up in a…

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Weekend Guide: 10 Things to Do in Stowe, VT

things to do Stowe vt

It has been one of my dreams to see Vermont’s fall foliage bursting through the trees, illuminating the Green Mountains into shades of honey gold, fiery red, and pumpkin orange.    Guess what?    It’s still just a dream.   So far…there’s been 3 trips north…and 3 swings and a miss!  Timing a trip for…

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Munich with Kids: Bouncing from Beer Gardens to English Gardens

girl dancing at residenz munched

Remember that scene from Sweet Home Alabama, when Reese Witherspoon’s character is surprised to run into an old classmate and her baby…in a bar?   “Look at you…You have a baby…in a bar,” she stammers.   Well, there are no rolling eyes or surprised looks if you’ve decided to babywear and beer-chase in the Bavarian…

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Guide to Summertime in Cape Cod with Kids

Looking for ideas of what you can do in Cape Cod with kids?     Believe it or not, you can actually…time travel!    Cape Cod has long been a favorite summer destination for families.  It’s been Googled.  It’s been thoroughly researched.  It’s been photographed from every angle.  Yet, no one seems to mention that the…

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Chatham Bars Inn: An Idyllic Cape Cod Family Vacation

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They had me at lob-stah (roll).    Even if you’ve lived in New England your whole life, it’s easy to still fall under the spell of those idyllic Northeast summers — perfectly cooked lobster rolls, sticky salt in the air from dawn to dusk, entire days spent exploring the beaches, and just the right amount…

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15 Things to Do in Westerly, Rhode Island This Summer

It’s that time of year again!  It’s beach-time baby!   If sandcastles are on your kids’ minds, then it’s time to load up the car — and I know just where to go.  Plug Westerly, Rhode Island into Waze and hit the road.     Westerly is a southern Rhode Island coastal town that offers plenty…

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Romantic Vermont Getaway to Twin Farms

Romantic Vermont Getaway Twin Farms

He surprised me with a card on a Friday night.     Inside were cutesy vague instructions: I had 24 hours to pack, and 48 hours of a romantic Vermont getaway to look forward to.    Hotel not yet disclosed.    After 20 minutes of me begging for a hint (delaying “vacation-gratification” is not my forté),…

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Rosewood Mayakoba: An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

Rosewood Mayakoba An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

If Disney is “Where Dreams Come True” for kids, then Rosewood Mayakoba, a luxury family resort, is where that happens for moms and dads.    That’s right parents – that utopian escape exists!  Your dream of having a recharging and relaxing vacation while with those crazy kiddos IS going to happen.  The Rosewood royal treatment…

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Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort: Weekapaug Inn

Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort Weekapaug Inn

Picture this: crowded boardwalks, packed beaches, greasy pizza, arcade games, and flashing amusement park lights.  Cue the screeching brakes.  You’re not going there.     Don’t get me wrong – sometimes that wild and fun beach scene is just what the doctor ordered.  But, if you’re instead dreaming of a New England summer vacation that’s low-key…

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