Mindful Travel: Tips to Slow Down, Do Less & Enjoy More on the Road

Mindful Travel: Tips to Slow Down, Do Less & Enjoy More on the Road Many of us will be traveling in the coming weeks, and while those days away can be a meaningful respite from the hectic pace of daily life, they can also be fraught with expectations, travel...

10 Reasons You Should Travel Alone With Your Child

10 Reasons You Should Travel Alone With Your Child When my daughter, Emily, was 10, I took her to London. Leaving her sister, brother and dad at home, we hopped on and off a sightseeing bus and laughed our way through high tea at the Ritz, a visit to the Royal Mews at...

Family Time in the Holy Land

Family Time in the Holy Land Opportunities for outdoor play abound in Jerusalem—you just have to know where to find them. While parents kick back on the grassy lawn at Teddy Park, kids of all ages, Jews and Arabs, religious and secular, splash around in the fountains...

Traveling to Find Your Roots

Traveling to Find Your Roots It was lunchtime at the Outlaws’ Shack in Poiana Brasov, a mountain resort in Transylvania, and we were washing down chunks of kashkaval cheese and peasant bread with sips of tsuica, a Romanian plum brandy. At a neighboring table, a man...

Discover Via Ferrata

Discover Via Ferrata The cool Canadian air felt good on my flushed face as I followed a guide with a thick French-Canadian accent up the rock face. Continually clipping and reclipping to metal cable sections separated by anchor bolts, free of the burden of searching...