Things to do in Philadelphia during the holidays while at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Many people like to escape the hustle and bustle of the city during the holidays but my family can’t stay away from it! With four days off from school and work during the Thanksgiving holidays, [...]


St Simons Island: Exploring the Best Things to Do in Georgia with Kids

St Simons Island, located on the southeast Georgia coast between Savannah and Jacksonville, FL., was the perfect stop for our family when we drove from Washington, D.C. to Miami. The largest of [...]


Things to do in Pittsburgh with Kids

I’m a big fan of Pennsylvania. Our family has taken countless trips to Lancaster County and Philadelphia but we had never explored the Western side of the state, or discovered the things to do in [...]


Things to do in Cape May: A Charming, Old-Fashion New Jersey Beach Town

Cape May is your quintessential summer beach town. Walking the promenade, eating Italian ice and relaxing on the beach. The vintage feel of Cape May took me back to another era. Exploring it was [...]


Puerto Rico with Kids: A Small Taste of what this island can offer families

My first introduction to Puerto Rico was watching “West Side Story” when I was a tween.   The Jets vs. the Sharks. Rita Moreno singing on New York City rooftops about the island her family left. [...]


Philadelphia Food Tour: A Foodie’s Guide to a Weekend in the City

It was the Thursday before MLK weekend in Washington, DC. A massive blizzard was imminent. My husband had bought my daughter a coat at Uniqlo, in NYC, that was too small for her. I had thirty [...]


Villa d’Este with Kids: Respite from the Roman Heat in Tivoli Italy

I love summer. I love heat, I love sun and I love carefree long days. The summer of 2009, I was three months pregnant and my husband and I found REALLY cheap tickets to go to Italy in August. We [...]