Things to do in the Adirondacks: Adventure and Wellness

For outdoor adventure, small group retreats, or personal wellness, these suggestions for things to do in the Adirondacks will inspire you to book a vacation to New York's wilderness region.

Visiting Bozeman Montana

The attraction of visiting Bozeman, Montana is in the town itself–walkable, workable, and full of great food–and in the easy access to hiking trails, fly fishing, skiing, and Yellowstone National Park.

A Pleasant Introduction to Chilean Wine, from Laura Hartwig

We walked out a kilometer into the Chilean wine country from where we are staying in Santa Cruz to the Laura Hartwig vineyard to take the tour, but mostly, of course, to try the wines.

By |2019-06-04T19:10:21-05:00June 1, 2019|Categories: Chile, Eat Drink Stay, South America|Tags: |9 Comments

Hanoi Revisited: Returning to Hanoi with a New Generation

Hanoi has changed since our first visit in 2012. Or is it that now, as multi-gen family travelers, we're seeing Hanoi in a new light? Here's where to stay, where to eat, and what to see in Hanoi, with (or without) grandchildren.

By |2019-05-05T10:15:43-05:00April 28, 2019|Categories: Asia, Eat Drink Stay, Vietnam|Tags: , |4 Comments

A Ha Long Bay Cruise in Vietnam

Planning a family side trip to Ha Long Bay in Vietnam–with a toddler and an infant–seemed tricky until we booked a one-night Ha Long Bay cruise.

Food in Vietnam: Flavorful Restaurants, Markets, and Recipes

From south to north, our food experiences in Vietnam were enhanced by a local recommendations, cooking classes, and escorted visits to markets and masterful chefs. Discover dishes, find restaurant recommendations, and enjoy these recipes.

By |2019-03-04T20:38:10-05:00February 25, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture, Asia, Eat Drink Stay, Vietnam|Tags: , |2 Comments

Let New Orleans Work Its Magic on You

Let New Orleans work its magic on you. Our suggestions include where to stay, where to eat, and a round-up of New Orleans attractions. Tip #1: Take it easy.

By |2019-06-05T12:05:12-05:00February 14, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |11 Comments

Lafayette, Louisiana: Easy Road Trip near New Orleans

Lafayette, Louisiana, a couple hours drive northwest of New Orleans, serves as a great base for day trips to the region's small towns and rich Creole and Cajun cultures.

TravelPast50 Year in Review 2018: Art and Adventure

2018 was the Year of Art and Adventure, new places, new activities, wildly crealtive people, more time back home, and some separate trips for Tom and Kris.

An India Tiger Safari: What to Expect

For an India tiger safari, visit Madhya Pradesh in the heart of India. Heavily forested, this central India state offers relatively clean air, wonderful cuisine based on locally grown produce, and close-up opportunities to meet local people and appreciate their crafts and daily routines. With luck–and some good guides–you’ll enjoy a tiger sighting, too. But that’s just a piece of the Madhya Pradesh story.

By |2019-05-06T09:41:16-05:00December 17, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Asia, Eat Drink Stay, India, Nature and Wildlife|Tags: |5 Comments