The setting for HBO’s Big Little Lies series - Monterey, Carmel and Big Sur - make for a quick, romantic West Coast getaway on an actual budget.
Best things to do with kids along the Gold Coast of Australia. I recently wrote this article on the Gold Coast for KidTripster.com. It’s a region we once lived in as expats with our kids — and we’re fresh off a long return visit to all our favorite spots.
Home to the Portland Thorns FC - the two-time National Women’s Soccer League Champions (NWSL), Portland's Soccer scene is a mighty draw. The city, stadium, fans and atmosphere are charged for soccer (and foodies).
Newly expanded, this Central Oregon mountain and surrounding area offer plenty of family adventure.
London's classic appeal is only enhanced by walkablilty and transport options: all part of the fun for kids.
Brisbane, Australia, isn't usually on bucket lists. Yet, it is the economical, classic family home base for all things Aussie.
Always a solid Pacific NW family city, an overnighter in Seattle delivers for kids, tweens and teens with music, playgrounds, food and scene.
Sometimes all you need is to spend some time away from the places you love to love them even more.
Time travel does exist. And in our family, it’s a phenomenon my kids are all too used to. I’m not so adaptable. My sister and her two toddlers arrive from their home in South Africa soon.
The unexpected optimism we gained while being overseas during a dark election.
While going away for weeks at a time, is your house a financial asset? Easy Money or Major Headache?
Affordable Africa with kids. The beginning of planning.
Basic and not-so-basic tips for traveling on short and long-haul flights with children.
What compels a 30-something American, middle class couple and parents of two small children to upend everything and leave the comforts of a mortgaged house in the west hills of Portland, Oregon, and move to the other side of the world? I’m still not sure.
Whatever your approach is to jet lag, it’s going to be challenged the first time you and your kids cross many timezones at once.
Any major foreign family trip we've ever planned was never a good idea on paper.