The intriguing 10 Spanish Islands that must be on your travel list

We have all heard about Ibiza, Mallorca and the Canary Islands but did you know that Spain has more than 60 islands dotted around its coastline? Many of course, are uninhabited nature reserves while others offer northern Europeans warm weather beach escapes and are perfect for honeymoons, couples trips and family Read More …

Mozart, Klimt, Getting lost in Schonbrunn Palace maze : Best Things to do in Vienna with kids

Vienna, the capital city of Austria has a lot of history, music and a great cafe culture.  If you are travelling with kids like us – be it toddlers or teenagers, don’t miss out on the museums – they have a variety of museums in Wein (Vienna in German).  See Read More …

A Staycation exploring fun things to do in Frisco Texas

Thanks to the boys baseball schedule we had to stay home this Spring break, no trips to exotic beach destinations not even driving trips to the the hill country which has been the norm for us all these years.  But between all those games practices and tournaments we managed to Read More …

SriLankan Airlines Business Class Review : Best meal at 37000 feet

On a recent trip to the Maldives, we flew on SriLankan Airlines from Chennai to Colombo and then Colombo to the Maldives. There is no better way to fly this route than SriLankan’s Business Class. It was an experience of comfort and traditional SriLankan hospitality and warmth, not to mention Read More …

Gaudi, Picasso, Getting lost in El Born : Best things to do in Barcelona with Kids

Barcelona has some of the most unique and inspiring architecture in the world, masters like Gaudi and Picasso have left their mark in this vibrant city.  Our daughter was so inspired by this city that her Extended Essay for her International Baccalaureate program in High School was based on this Read More …

20 Photos from Burano, Italy’s Most Colorful Town

Burano, is a little Italian island about 45 minutes by boat from Venice. We missed out on visiting this colorful fishing town the last time we were in Venice and wanted to make sure we visited it this time around. It is very similar to Venice but a little more Read More …

One day Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary: Cliffs, Colorful villages & Views

Costiera Amalfitana in Italian, the Amalfi coastline traces the southern shore of Salerno Gulf in Campania, southern Italy can be reached from Naples, the Italian capital of pizza.  The Amalfi drive (formally Strada Statale 163) – from Sorrento to Amalfi is a narrow road along the Tyrrhenian Sea with Dramatic mountain cliffs, Read More …

Kanamean Nishitomiya : Best Luxury Ryokan in Kyoto

After a few days in Tokyo, we were ready to see the traditional and quieter side of Japan.  We flew from Haneda airport to Itami, Osaka instead of taking the Shinkansen bullet train so that we can take a quick look at Mt Fuji from the top.  We hired a Read More …

Kilimanjaro Safari Tour : The biggest tour in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Safari in Africa to see the Big 5 is probably on most everyone’s wish list – nothing beats seeing the animals in their own habitat.  But not everyone can make it there or even afford it till the kids are much older and college tuition has been accounted for.  Read More …

10 Easy Adventures in Iceland : Glacier Hikes, Iceberg closeups, Walking between Continental plates

Iceland fittingly called the land of Fire and Ice has some of the most remarkable landscapes on the planet. No wonder it keeps climbing up the charts for the best Adventure and Luxury vacation. The landscape changes every 30 minutes when you are driving around the island on the well-paved Ring Road and Read More …

5 Best Luxury Resorts in the Texas Hill Country for a Family Weekend Trip

Spring break in Texas is the perfect time for a getaway to the Hill country in Texas whether you want to climb the enchanted rock, visit wineries around the area or spend an afternoon at the Riverwalk in San Antonio. Spring is the best time for a road trip in Texas when Read More …

10 Best Places to see Mt Fuji

Rising 3776 meters above sea level, Mount Fuji is Japan’s tallest mountain and its most iconic landmark. On our recent trip to Japan, seeing this mountain a little closer topped our list and we researched the best places to see Mt Fuji from. Images of this nearly perfect, solitary volcano have Read More …