“Avoid the restaurants with tourist menus.” Good advice, generally. Almost goes without saying in experiential travel. But… in Italy, where even a truck stop meal can satisfy on many levels, would it be so bad to go in search of spaghetti bolognese off a tourist menu if that’s what the kids want? Continue reading
This post was first published on June 5, 2011 as a guest blog on The Great Family Escape. How we managed to get an eleven-year-old all-American girl to knowingly eat donkey meat was a story in itself. We did not trick her, exactly.* I think it was just that we’d been walking all day, she more »
Venice is magic. Venice with kids is perhaps not the same kind of magical as it might be with your one true love, but it is magic nonetheless. Here are 5 things you can do with your kids to make it unforgettable for them. 1 – Feed the birds Yes, it’s cliche, but kids dig more »
You’re going to do it at some point in Venice, so let’s look at the various ways to travel by boat in Venice. The vaporetto is the main people mover boat that goes up and down the grand canal and out to the islands of the lagoon at a snail’s pace. If you’re not a more »
I just came across this Family Language Camp in Italy that looks pretty fabulous. Please, someone needs to try this out! And pack me in their suitcase! This post includes paid sponsored links, so that we can continue to provide you with excellent free content. The opinions are all ours, though.