People who appreciate design and illustration love M. Sasek's travel picture books for children from the 60s, and I love This Is Texas (published in 1967 by Macmillian), in particular, because it is all about my current state of mind and residence. Even if you aren't a fan of .... read more
If wizards had their way, we would all be traveling on flying brooms while gorging on Butterbeer and carrying a tiny trunk packed with toads and potions. Fortunately, Muggles know better nowadays, and we can travel the old-fashioned way with our kids. Harry Potter enthusiast.... read more
The Loch Ness monster, old castles, ghost stories, clans in kilts, atmospheric landscapes—there's a million good reasons to travel to Scotland with kids, if only to follow in the footsteps of Brave's princess Merida. Scotland is also a land of extremes. Though you may not .... read more
New York City is a preschooler's paradise. Literally, of course, if you are living or visiting there. And metaphorically, too, if you happen to be engaging in just some armchair travel. Whether he's heard of it or been there or never dreamed of either, your little one will .... read more
If my eight-year old had to pick a favorite Beatrix Potter book, it would be Jemima Puddleduck, and for my ten-year old, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin. Whether or not your bedtime rituals include the adventures of Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail, there's a fair chance that Beatrix.... read more
The boy who never grew up was born in London's Kensington Gardens in 1902. From the moment author J. M. Barrie penned the famous play, Peter Pan became a symbol of eternal childhood, magical creatures, and wild mischief. No wonder Disney turned the boy into an animated feature.... read more
Planning some travel for this summer? We hope so! And while we think that vacations to the beach or the mountains are fantastic, there's something especially wonderful about showing our children around the big cities that make up this great big country of ours. They see the ci.... read more
We follow Britt Reints on Twitter and read her blog, In Pursuit of Happiness, and when she started a year-long journey around the country with her family in an RV, we were completely enchanted. This is the stuff that books and movies are made of, right? Selling all of our pers.... read more
Most of us think about travel when we want a vacation "get away" -- to relax and spend quality time together under a change of beautiful scenery. Traveling with small children, however, may feel like a daunting adventure to plunge into -- disrupting their routine, eating forei.... read more
I used to go to Paris all the time. As a student I would go home for vacation and return to my childhood bedroom. Once I graduated and had more limited vacation time, my visits became shorter but still frequent, as I relished any excuse to go home to the land of crusty baguett.... read more
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