The 411 on Shreveport with Kids

If you’re contemplating a trip to or through Louisiana with kids,  your thoughts may run first to a certain big city in its southeast. Yet up in the northwest corner of state, built on the banks of the river Red, you’ll find a very different city steeped in Louisiana culture both high and homespun, where music legends … Continue reading The 411 on Shreveport with Kids

The 411 on Stockholm with Kids

From amusement parks and green space for running loose to museums and libraries just for kids, Stockholm is arguably one of the top family-friendly cities in the world and it seems Stockholm was built for families. Specifically families with small children. Beyond making public places, transportation, and buildings easily accessible for strollers, there’s also an … Continue reading The 411 on Stockholm with Kids

Jurassic Pilgrimage: Visiting Dinosaur National Monument with Kids

You can talk about dinosaurs, digs, and paleontology until the Camarasaurus come home, but mere conversations will never compare with the experience of visiting Dinosaur National Monument with your children. The first thing you should know if want to visit Dinosaur National Monument on your family road trip is this: your GPS will not lead you … Continue reading Jurassic Pilgrimage: Visiting Dinosaur National Monument with Kids

On Safari in Sonoma: Our Tour of Safari West Wildlife Preserve

The first question any child of three years or seventy-five will likely ask is, “Who gets to ride on the top?” Indeed, everyone in our group of ten safari goers would have liked a turn to enjoy the view from the top deck of the jeep (especially when we happened upon certain curious and, later, potentially deadly … Continue reading On Safari in Sonoma: Our Tour of Safari West Wildlife Preserve

One Night in the African Tent Camp: My Review of Safari West

Review of Safari West Wildlife Preserve and African Tent Camp, Santa Rosa, California  That the wood floor was polished to a higher luster than ours at home was the first sign there would be no roughing it in this particular tent. A king-size bed was the second. And the presence of a private bathroom with … Continue reading One Night in the African Tent Camp: My Review of Safari West

The 411 on Sequoia National Park with Kids

If you want to show your kids some seriously big trees this year, pack your bags and make way for Sequoia National Park in southern California. Sequoia is not simply home to some of the largest living organisms on earth; it’s also home to “the world’s largest tree” based on volume. Yet Sequoia has more to offer … Continue reading The 411 on Sequoia National Park with Kids