Welcome to Travel Stories. Come here to laugh, cry or live vicariously through fellow traveling moms and celebrities. Learn about their adventures traveling with family (and stock up on ideas for traveling with kids) and their momentary bursts of freedom during a romantic weekend or girls’ getaway. Hey, it can’t all be about family vacation travel!
Cheng-san Chen is an unassuming man, running an unassuming store that skims the edge of Harvard University's campus in Cambridge, Mass. A banner hanging on the storefront announces "Louie's Superette" is celebrating 25 years of business. But inside, this convenience store owner/clerk, code name, Louie, is a parent's secret weapon, and known by students as the "man with the electronic eyes."
It takes more than good snow conditions to make a ski resort kid-friendly. If you’ve skied with kids, then you know that the best family ski resorts are those that offer slope-side condos, children’s snow sport programs, après-ski family fun and a host of other outdoor recreational activities to enjoy a winter wonderland. Following is a roundup of ski resorts that attract families for most or all of these reasons – and good snow conditions!