Category

Spain

Andalusia Road Trip – Experience Southern Spain with Kids

Pictures of the intricate Moorish courtyards and colorful gardens of the Alhambra sparked my curiosity to travel to Spain over two decades ago. Since that time, I have been collecting ideas for my Spain road trip, not just to tour the Alhambra of Granada, but also to experience Seville, Cordoba, and the warm beaches of...

Things to do in Seville with Kids

Seville, Spain is one of the most fun cities to explore in Andalusia. It is an important stop on any southern Spain road trip and worthy of a stop while visiting nearby Spanish cities. Scenic parks and historic buildings extend for blocks. A walkable historic center boasts squares perfect for people-watching while enjoying a sweet...
Starwars-tatooine

7 Star Wars Locations to Visit with Your Family

The 2015 launch of the much-anticipated Star Wars sequel has fans of the uber successful SciFi series in drooling over all things Star Wars related. To prepare yourself for the December 18th release of “Episode VII, The Force Awakens,” we have rounded up a few of the best places on this planet to take your Star...
Spain Road Trip

Exploring Spain by Car: From Madrid to the Coast

Exploring the cities of Europe is easy on foot or through public transportation, but if you really want to get into the hill towns and countryside you need to rent a car.
Lake-Como-Italy-travel-like-a-celebrity

Travel Like a Celebrity, Family-Friendly Style

Celebrity families make traveling actually look easy- if only that were the case. They are known for their lavish vacations with even bigger price tags. Instead of trying to stress about having as nice of a vacation as them, why not just live vicariously through them?
Travel to Southern Spain with Kids

Southern Spain: See the Birthplace of Flamenco and the Bullfighter

Andalucia — say the name as the Spanish do and you can hear the rhythm, the passion, and the longing that characterizes this mountainous area of extraordinary beauty and  tumultuous history.  Within its name lies a clue to its unique culture. It was once called “Al-Andalus” by its Muslim masters who ruled the Iberian peninsula...
costa brava hotel aiguablava

Spain and the Costa Brava: Family-Friendly Beaches, Bikes and Medieval Villages

Within an one-hour drive of historic Girona lie pretty Mediterranean villages offering quiet sandy coves, family activities, excellent seafood, and a wealth of seafaring history. I was surprised by unspoilt nature of the coastline and how well the medieval villages had been restored. I had imagined coastal Spain to be full of overbuilt beaches and...
Girona Cathedral

How To Spend A Day In Girona, Spain – Kids are Welcome.

As a small city with approx 100,000 inhabitants, Girona is an ideal size for a family visit. Pedestrian-friendly, liberally scattered with tiny playgrounds and quiet squares; it’s clean, charming and sedate. I would recommend two full days here to enjoy its sights at a leisurely pace before heading to the coast for beaches, biking and...

Visiting Seville, Spain with Kids

The goal: experience another culture, language, cuisine, and environment in a foreign country. The challenge: each of my three children were all taking a different foreign language in school. The eldest got the nod--so a Spanish-speaking country was on the itinerary. The youngest fancies soccer and carries an allegiance to Barcelona. The middle child voted...
1 2

Categories