Category: A Weekend In

A Weekend with Kids in New England

We’ve moved back to the States from two years abroad in Spain. Unsure of our next destination, we opted to spend the summer on the east coast with family. My husband envisioned a quiet summer spent with the grandparents – the kids happily entertained. We’ve been together for 16 years. He should know better! Our […]

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A Weekend with Kids in Madrid

Madrid is a great city to visit with kids. Little ones are welcome everywhere — museums, restaurants, cafes, shops — and there are playgrounds around nearly every corner. Food, Glorious Food There is some great food to be had in Madrid (and the wine is on par). The biggest issue for many visitors with kids […]

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A Weekend in San Francisco with Kids (Part 2)

Welcome back to San Francisco! I hope you came dressed in layers and are ready to take to the hills. I suggest starting where we left off.  North Beach – San Francisco’s Italian neighborhood and home to crooked Lombard Street. If you are staying at one of the hotels I mentioned in A Weekend with […]

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A Weekend with Kids in Dublin – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

My sister in law is Irish. This past holiday season she and my brother traveled from New York to Dublin with their one year old and two-and-a-half year old boys. I’ll just say their flight over was such that three months later they still can’t bring themselves to talk about it and they’ve sworn off […]

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A Weekend with Kids in Coconut Grove, Miami

Miami is such a big and happening place that it would be impossible to cover it all in one weekend. For our most recent visit in February we decided to stay in Coconut Grove. And I fell in love again with this charming and quaint neighborhood. Coconut Grove, or “the Grove” as locals call it, […]

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A Weekend in San Francisco with Kids (Part 1)

Welcome to San Francisco. You can call it the City or San Francisco or occasionally SF but please, please, whatever you do, don’t call it San Fran or Frisco or any other nickname that comes to mind. You’ll peg yourselves as tourists immediately (if you haven’t already done so by showing up in the city […]

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