Luxury family-friendly hotels in Rome

When it comes to traveling with the kids, especially in another country, their comfort is always priority. And these five luxurious hotels in the Italian capital know that, offering top notch kid-friendly amenities and goodies that make the kids feel—after a busy day of exploring—like they're...

February marks Napa Restaurant Month.

Say goodbye to January and welcome February with a weekend of activities worth your time. San Francisco Ballet's “Giselle”  The epic romantic ballet that has captivated audiences for over 170 years returns this month, showcasing some of the world’s top dancers in Helgi Tomasson’s celebrated...

Lincoln Square, Chicago

I didn’t live in Lincoln Square, but I pretended to. For about 7-1/2 years, I lived a mile west in Albany Park, a wonderfully fascinating mixing bowl of international flavor. But Chicago's Lincoln Square just has a certain coziness about it that our slightly rougher community lacked. Hit the brick-...

Universal's Cinematic Spectacular

This December, my husband and I were frazzled from all the holiday planning and wanted to enjoy a quick getaway without heading too far away from home while on a budget. Living in South Florida, Orlando is only about three hours away and promises a variety of entertainment options, from theme parks...

Ice Castle

You've seen ice bars and ice hotels, but now a company is creating "ice castles" that seem to be torn straight from the world of Disney’s "Frozen" movie. The ice castles began as a way to keep his children occupied, but today for Brent Christensen, the creation of these icy wonders has turned from...

Wit & Wisdom's chef Zack Mills

When Wit & Wisdom, an American tavern by Michael Mina opened in 2012, there were a few ups and downs. These days, under the steady and talented hand of executive chef Zachary Mills—not to mention a team consisting of ace sommelier Julie Dalton and adventurous pastry chef Dyane Ng—the Inner...

New York theater tickets on sale

There’s never been a better time—or a cheaper way—to see a Broadway or Off-Broadway show, thanks to two winter promotions. BROADWAY WEEK, produced by NYC & Company in partnership with The Broadway League and others, runs Jan. 20 thru Feb. 5, 2015. On offer are 2-for-1 tickets to many of...

Things to do in Pittsburgh with kids

This is an exciting time to visit Pittsburgh. The former industrial city and surrounding region is now a haven of family fun. There are classic amusement parks, historic sites, kid-friendly dining and many family-focused attractions. Downtown Pittsburgh’s size is manageable and walkable, with many...

Piper Curda

Piper Curda stars in Disney’s newest tween show “I Didn’t Do It” (she plays Jasmine) but she’s been performing since she was a youngster growing up in Chicago’s North Shore suburb of Wilmette. Where caught up with Piper in Los Angeles after a day of shooting and before heading out to Chicago for...

San Antonio Activities for Kids

Thanks to the city’s fascinating history and its abundance of kid-friendly activities, San Antonio, Texas, is a popular travel destination for families. Explore downtown San Antonio with kids, where you’ll find unique historical landmarks, beautiful architecture, vibrant cultural activities,...

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