New York City

Michelin New York 2014 Restaurant Guide app

Eating out with kids in New York City using the Michelin Red Guide

This post is brought to you by Michelin Guides. New York City can be challenging place to eat out with kids. Does that statement surprise you? Allow me to qualify it a bit: New York City can be a challenging place to eat out well and …

Toys R Us Times Square

Photo Friday: The Family Traveler’s Handbook winners and a look ahead

Tommy and the Incredible Hulk say congratulations to the five winners of a signed copy of The Family Traveler's Handbook. Thanks to everyone who entered and to these five family travelers for sharing their travel dreams: Elizabeth would like to …

The Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pancakes and pyramids: A rainy day in New York guide

Even inside our warm hotel room, I could tell the day was about as raw as it is possible for a Saturday to be. Rain streaked the windows and the passing cabs gleamed wet and bright against the pavement far below. None of us cared. The romance of New …

Admiring a mural of the garden at Versailles

New York or Versailles?

I love this picture of Teddy admiring a mural of the fountain behind the palace at Versailles (how satisfying to see paintings of places one has been!) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You may have noticed in my post on Monday that Tommy was absent …

The entry to the junior executive suite feels like you're going into a peaceful hideaway

The Kitano Hotel: A peaceful New York City oasis for families

Windows. When you think of choosing a hotel, they may not be the first item that springs to mind. Oh sure, you want a room that’s got them (hopefully more than one) and if they look out over something other than a parking lot that’s great too. But …