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City Travel

Kid-Friendly City Hotels

Riad Maison Do in Marrakesh, Morocco

Look for rooms with nooks and crannies so you and the kids can have your own space. Our daughters have relaxed and played in walk-in closets, bathrooms and the extra deep space created between windows and curtains.

Las Fallas Festival

Young Falleras in Las Fallas Procession in Valencia, Spain

Pictures from the Las Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain. This annual fiesta is held each March to celebrate the unique heritage and spirit of Valencianos. See pictures of the fallas, bullfights, processions and mascleta.

Las Fallas Festival

Fallas Sculpture Burning in Valencia

One of our most memorable Spanish experiences was the Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain. I had heard about this city-wide street festival with its towering sculptures that were burned on the last night, but I was in no way prepared for the pageantry and processions, the afternoon mascleta and brilliant La Nit del Foc fireworks at 2:00am.

Trooping the Colour in London

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Trooping the Colour in London

You can image our excitement then when we found ourselves in London during the annual Trooping the Colour. This impressive parade and London event is held on Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday. What an unexpected surprise it was to see the Queen, Prince William and over 1,400 horse guards in this wonderful London event.

Mamma Mia

Mamma, Federico and the Tiramirsu at his Italian Restaurant

My Mom and I were standing at a bus stop in Rome. It was our last afternoon in the eternal city, and we were hoping to squeeze in one final amazing Italian lunch before leaving for the airport. Read on for our pleasantly unexpected experience at Federico’s Italian restaurant in Rome. Traveling tip, never refuse an invitation from an Italian man!

Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

We are in Barcelona, home to Gaudi and his Sagrada Familia, Holy Family church. We came up out of the metro station into the bright blue Mediterranean sky and it’s there, on top of me, calling my eyes to the sky.

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