“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Hey, Grandma, Remember . . .

Sometimes one of my granddaughters, Kaley or Torrey, will turn to me and say “Grandma, do you remember the time …“ and...

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Planning That Family Vacation

It seems that everybody is so busy these days that it’s often hard to get quality time with the family, especially as...

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My Season in Tuscany

For years I dreamed about visiting Tuscany.  Books like Under the Tuscan Sun and A Small Place in Italy, intrigued me and...

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Family Travels

My favorite way to travel is with my family: my daughter Alisa, son-in-law Mike, my granddaughters Kaley and Torrey.  After my husband’s...

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TravelHaven Destination — Kid-friendly Vacations

Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of the family vacation season. The kids may have a couple more weeks of school to...

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TravelHaven Journal: Italy 2013 – Rome

Rome, first destination on our Italian vacation. On this leg Arnold and I are joined by my daughter’s family – Lisa and...

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TravelHaven Tips — Safer Travel with Your Smart Phone

No one likes to think about problems on vacation, but the world is still an uncertain place, so it’s wise to take...

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TravelHaven Journal — Family Trip to Aruba, Part 6

Saturday and Sunday Saturday was our last day in Aruba, darn it. Everyone slept in except Arnold and me. We had planned...

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