Archive | 2015

Spotting seals swimming from the beach in Cape Cod

Watching Seals Swim from a Cape Cod Beach

We were in the parking lot of Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster, Mass., in late August when we struck up a conversation with a man who was also taking an inordinately long time to pack up his car. We were trying to decide which Cape Cod ocean beach to visit, and I had heard that […]

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Thomas Land at Edaville USA -- the first Thomas theme park in the US!

Thomas Land at Edaville USA: A Must for Thomas the Tank Engine Fans

Thomas the Tank Engine is a more than a celebrity in my house; he’s an integral member. For over two years, my four-and-a-half-year-old son has played with this “cheeky” little blue train almost daily.  He still hasn’t tired of a building a track and pushing across Thomas, Gordon, Spencer, Percy, Victor and Flynn. And of course, his 17-month-old […]

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Sense Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida

Sense Beach House Makes Perfect Sense in SoFi, Miami

I love Miami. I love it for the beach, the nightlife, the food, the international vibe and the culture. I’ve been there with a girls’ getaway weekend, a bachelorette party, for DesignMiami and as a couple’s trip with my husband. It never struck me as a family destination until my husband and I decided that […]

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The winners with DJ Hardwell at the Ultimate Orange Experience

The Ultimate Orange Experience: Koningsdag in Amsterdam

The Dutch know how to throw an amazing party and Koningsdag, King’s Day, is one of the finest examples of their festivities full of Oranjegekte or Orange Madness. Despite it being ridiculously fun, King’s Day, which marks the birth of King Willem-Alexander, isn’t that well known around the world, as KLM and Heineken found when […]

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KLM's Bluey now has his own movie!

KLM Mascot Bluey Stars in His Own Movie Series

Last time we flew, my son held onto a little plane that was from the Disney movie “Planes.” There is something comforting about holding a plane while you are in a plane, and that’s why KLM has launched Bluey last November to appeal to its tiniest travelers. This sprightly little plane (think Thomas the Tank Engine but […]

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