What to know about travel with Omicron

What to know about travel with Omicron

By Eileen Ogintz What now? Just when we think we can start to plan a vacation, there’s a new variant (Omicron), new travel restrictions and enough different rules in different countries to completely confuse you. I’m an expert and I’m confused! Here is what we know...
Sustainable gifts for your favorite travelers

Sustainable gifts for your favorite travelers

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Are the kids and grandkids bugging you nonstop? Not about what gifts they want most. They’re concerned about climate change and what we all can do about it — from not using plastic water bottles to taking shorter showers to...
Holiday lights everywhere!

Holiday lights everywhere!

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency They’re back! Holiday lights are everywhere from theme parks to zoos to resorts to city centers across the country and abroad. With our partners at Family Travel Forum we’ve compiled Our Annual Guide to the Best and Brightest...
Grab a Black-Friday-Cyber Monday travel deal

Grab a Black-Friday-Cyber Monday travel deal

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Beach getaway or snowy adventure? City lights or a remote adventure? Perhaps a cruise… What’s your pick for a 2022 vacation? With kids 5 to 11 eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and a growing number of adults able to get booster...
Goldeneye: muse, idyllic respite, more

Goldeneye: muse, idyllic respite, more

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Idyllic, seductive, unique. Not a person, a place. Have you ever been somewhere that makes you consider upending your life to move there? Ian Fleming not only thought about it he did upend his life and move to Jamaica after...
San Francisco Is a Great City for Walking

San Francisco Is a Great City for Walking

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Got your vaccine card? San Francisco, one of my favorite American cities, is ready to welcome you as long as you can flash your card at restaurants, bars, etc., and wear your mask. (That includes kids 12 and older; younger kids...