Cooking with the locals on Curacao

Cooking with the locals on Curacao

By Eileen Ogintz If you want to get the true sense of Curacao, you’ve got to meet locals—local families to be specific. Try a cooking class with Krris Kierindongo. Kierindongo introduces us to his mom and aunt as they are busy chopping herbs, squeezing juice and...
Bon Bini from Curacao, a gem in the Southern Caribbean

Bon Bini from Curacao, a gem in the Southern Caribbean

By Eileen Ogintz Bon Bini means welcome in Papiamentu, language of Curacao, a gem of an island with 150,000 people in the Southern Caribbean. Papiamentu emerged as the local language spoken everywhere in this area — from African languages, Spanish, Dutch,...
Three Incredible Destinations in Belize

Three Incredible Destinations in Belize

For the family vacation of a lifetime It’s almost that time of the year every child looks forward to: family vacations. Family vacations are the way we create some of our best  memories, form traditions, and explore new worlds together. When it comes to planning...
Should you splurge on travel this spring and summer?

Should you splurge on travel this spring and summer?

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Talk about being spoiled. We have a chef, assistant chef, two butlers, two housekeepers, a lawn crew (there are beautifully landscaped grounds, the beach is meticulously raked) and a manager who oversees it all. Our biggest...
Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List

Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List

Are you ready for a family spring break 2022 style? Certainly, you are more than ready after so many pandemic vacation adjustments. The Omicron variant might make family travel more complicated this spring, but it’s not an insurmountable obstacle! PREPARING FOR FAMILY...