Travel Tuesday: Family-Friendly Mexican Resorts

Villa del Palmar Loreto

If you're looking for a family-friendly destination this summer, why not consider Mexico?  We took our kids when they very young , ages 2 and 3, and it really was a great vacation for us. We relaxed while they were entertained in the Kid's Club, which is when I became a fan of all-inclusive resort kind of travel.  There's nothing wrong with a parent getting a little R&R and a break from their everyday life. When I recently came across the Villa Group resorts, I was excited.  All of the Villa Group resorts are incredibly family-friendly, with both … [Read more...]

Travel Tuesday: Curtain Bluff in Antigua to Offer First-Ever Wellness Week

Curtain Bluff Wellness Week

Looking for a weekend getaway with your husband or with the girls?  This June, Curtain Bluff Resort in Antigua will host its first-ever Wellness Week. The week will take place June 9th-14th and is comprised of various fitness, spa, and wellness activities. It is ideal for those looking to relax while also starting the summer off on a healthy note. Daily fitness activities include a rainforest hike, Beach Boot Camp, Pilates, muscle toning, Yoga, stretch, aqua aerobics and more. Each participant also gets one complimentary personal training session at … [Read more...]

Summer Travel Planning: Atlantis Fantasy Camps

Atlantis Fantasy Camps

Looking for a educational and fun summer holiday for the whole family?  Look no further!  From July 11th through August 4th, 2011, the four-night/five-day 2011 Atlantis Fantasy Camps invite campers between the ages of 6 and 22 to pursue their dreams with a variety of different “edutainment” camp programs suited to specific age groups and interests. Campers will access the state-of-the-art 8,000 square foot kids club AKA (Atlantis Kids Adventures), the new $11-million teen club CRUSH and the world’s largest open-air marine habitat featuring more than … [Read more...]

Family Travel Tuesday: Value-Packed Packages to Jamaica

Ritz Carlton

When my kids were ages 2 and 3, we headed to Jamaica for some R&R.   We met our family from the UK at the Star Fish Resort where we spent seven heavenly nights.  Jamaica has it all - great food, great people, great weather and most importantly, great value.  On a budget of any size, you can go on holiday comfortably and affordably. I was thrilled to be contacted y the Jamaica Tourist Board to promote some of their seasonal offerings geared toward moms and dads in celebration of this year’s Mother’s and Father’s Day holidays.  Many of Jamaica’s … [Read more...]

Relation Trips: The Ultimate Couples Getaway

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Why All-Inclusives Make Good Family Vacations

If you read my blog regularly, you know that I'm a traveling mom. Just because you have kids does not mean that your traveling life should end.  On the contrary, our travel life has taken off since the kids were born.  We've gone around Europe with the kids via the Eurail, taken them across Iceland by car, journeyed around the French Riviera, explored the wine country in Italy, hit the ski slopes in Lake Tahoe and Park City, to name only a few of our family vacations.What you may not know is something that I haven't written a lot … [Read more...]

Mexico Should Be Your Next Travel Destination


We spent some time in Mexico a few years ago with the kids.  It was hands down one of the best summer vacations that we've had.  The weather was beautiful, the beaches were spectacular and we all had dozens of activities to choose from.  My daughter still talks about the visit and somehow manages to remember all the small details about kids club, the water slides in our hotel and all the great meals.  We went on to all-inclusive hotel and were very impressed with how well we were treated. You might be wondering how safe Mexico is after the media frenzy … [Read more...]