Haagan Dazs Sweet Treat suite // (c) 2014 Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Retreat of the Week: Kimpton’s Hotel Triton

It’s time for some sweet treats in San Francisco! July is National Ice Cream Month, and Kimpton’s Hotel Triton in San Francisco is observing the occasion with its popular Haagen Dazs Sweet Dreams package. The hotel, known for its fun and playful vibe, actually celebrates the cold and creamy treat year-round in its Haagen Dazs “Sweet Suite,” which was…

A three-day weekend makes the Fourth of July the perfect time to travel with the family.

11 Family-Friendly Fourth of July Events Around the U.S.

Fourth of July falls on a Friday this year — the perfect opportunity to take the kids away on a family-friendly vacation to celebrate the three-day weekend. Below are some ideas from around the country on where to go to get away this Fourth of July weekend. From California, New Mexico and Texas to the birthplace of…

Blue Ribbon Suite // (c) 3014 Salamander Resort & Spa

On the Blog: Resort Review of Salamander Resort & Spa

In November, I was lucky enough to be invited to see the new Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Va. The resort’s equestrian and cooking programs blew me away and convinced me that a stay at Salamander isn’t just about relaxation — it’s about self discovery, while you are relaxing. Read about my experience in…

Family Travel: Barcelo Hotels & Resorts offer summer family getaways.

Summer Family Getaways

I am so ready to ditch school. I am over packing lunch boxes, putting in pony tails and driving my kids to and fro. Do I sound like a bad mom? Maybe I am just a mom in desperate need of a vacation. If you are like me, then Barcelo Hotels & Resorts is looking…

Families learn to work together. // (c) Bear Grylls Survival Academy

A Family Adventure Bear Grylls-Style in California

I am going to have to put my adventure pants on — this might be too crazy for me — but I would do it for my family. Bear Grylls, the man behind television shows such as “Man vs. Wild”, has launched an adventure program for families and adults. The Bear Grylls Survival Academy offers…

Rooftop yoga at the Loews Hollywood Hotel is for the adventurous. // (c) 2014 Loews Hollywood Hotel

Retreat of the Week: Loews Hollywood Hotel

This week’s escape is a bit of a staycation. The kids are still in school, and it’s that awkward time between spring break and summer vacation where you want to get away but you don’t want to go to far. The recently renovated Loews Hollywood Hotel is the perfect place for some glitz, glamour and…