Dreaming of

When I’m not traveling, I like nothing better than to think about places I’ve been or places I’d like to go. The posts listed here include all of my “Mondays are for dreaming” posts; hopefully they will inspire a few family travel daydreams of your own. You can filter posts by keyword or browse chronologically.

Basin Harbor sundae

Summer dreaming: The Basin Harbor Club

Tomorrow is the last day of school and I'm not sure who is more excited - me or the kids. Summer and all its possibilities stretches before us like golden magic. Chocolate ice cream. Movie theater darkness. Bike rides on dirt roads. Evenings on the …

Taipei night market

Taipei with kids: Guest post from the author of Family on the Loose

Have you been to Asia with kids? I haven't and can't wait to do so. Until that happens, the next best thing for me is to read the adventures of my fellow travel bloggers. Today I'm please to offer a guest post from Bill Richards, a wandering dad who …

Woodstock Inn and Resort Pool

Spas and family vacations: The perfect combination

Imagine this: You walk up to a desk, where a single orchid in a simple vase greets you with a fuchsia smile. You are handed a robe and a pair of soft slippers and led through a heavy door and down a quiet hallway. All that you hear is the sound of …

Holyrood House

Something a little new – I write about writing

I feel like I should start this post with the words “and now for something completely different.” You see, although I’ve been blogging for six years and although I’ve always primarily considered myself a writer (and very secondarily a travel expert …

Starwood Equinox

Happiness is skiing – and Starwood’s Cyber Monday

It's a crisp November morning and I'm enjoying looking at the white blanketing the trees in the yard. Vermont is beautiful at this time of year and I'm so grateful to spend Thanksgiving weekend here surrounded by family and friends. We've had lots of …