Travel in Asia


Welcome to the September 22, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single blog post. Thanks very much to the host for the previous edition, Let’s Do Something Different, and we look forward to the next host, Netherlands-based Guido with Absolutely […]

Carnival of Cities for 22 September 2010


Welcome to this edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we tour the world in a single blog post.  Thanks very much to The Vacation Gals for hosting the last edition; the next one is on the Perceptive Travel Blog on June 30. If you’d like to host on your […]

Carnival of Cities for 16 June 2010


Welcome to the February 10, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities; the blog carnival where we take a trip around the world in one blog post. This is a special edition of the Carnival – hurray! – because today is the 4th birthday for the Family Travel Logue here […]

Carnival of Cities for 10 February 2010



Which places in the world are not as well known (nothing is really a “secret”) for fun travel with kids? I was recently tagged to answer this question by the globe-trotting SoulTravelers3, in a blog post about her family’s travel secrets. The whole meme was started by Tribase in this […]

My top 3 family travel secrets


Welcome to the November 18, 2009 edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we find out about goings-on in cities and towns across the world, all in a single blog post. Thanks very much to Glennia at the Silent I who hosted the previous edition. I’m happy to consider hosts for […]

Carnival of Cities for 18 November 2009


Welcome to this edition of the Carnival of Cities, a blog carnival that lets you travel the world in one blog post. The Family Travel Guide is the host blog for this Carnival, but it’s been wandering about since July being hosted (every other week) by the Perceptive Travel Blog, […]

Carnival of Cities for 7 October 2009



The Disney release of the movie Ponyo (here’s an extensive fan review on the Ghibli Blog) has heightened interest in its creator, animation master Hayao Miyazaki, and his Japan-based company Studio Ghibli. You can visit the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka (a western suburb of Tokyo) to see a spectacular facility […]

A magical visit to Hayao Miyazaki’s Ghibli Museum in Japan


I just want to say that this blog post’s title is totally awful SEO (Search Engine Optimization) ’cause I’m feeling like a REBEL. 🙂 Those who know me, know how my mental gears grind and how I over-analyze. I prefer to think it’s my massive intelligence coming to the fore, […]

It’s been over 3 years: time for some Greatest Hits


Every Tuesday until we run out of states, I plan to post about family-friendly vacation ideas, attractions and events in each one of the US states, taking input mostly from Twitter and Facebook. Yes, I know how to search for travel ideas on a destination or attraction Web site, but […]

Family travel in South Carolina: the 50 state series



Small selection this week; not because there’s not good content out there, but because I haven’t had much time to look for it…. ***  The friendly folks at SeaWorld hosted me (with my son) for their 20th Anniversary celebration back in 2008, so it was fun for me to read […]

Great Travel Links for 13 July 2009