A Silicon Valley family savors the City of Light. Ah, the allure of Paris! While I subscribe to the popular sentiment that “Paris is always a good idea" and have visited the romantic city with my husband on more than one special occasion, our three children, whom we have traveled with to 22 countries, including remote destinations like Patagonia and Fiji had never been to Paris.
Home grown in Hillsborough. This beautiful harvest garden produces more than Just veggies. The plot was picked and while it was wild with weeds, it had potential. It received full sun and was discreetly tucked away on a tree-lined street near Hillsborough's town hall.
ADVENTURE DOWN UNDER
Carolyn Miller McCusker is a Bay Area-based storyteller, blogger, and photographer. Her blog, A Well Traveled Life (www.awelltraveledlife.com), features her personal perspective, stories, and photos of far-flung destinations. Here, she shares tips on a solo trip to Melbourne, Australia.
A Bay Area family of five heads to Vienna in search of history, fun, and the perfect pastry. My husband and I began traveling with our children when they were toddlers. Despite the long security lines, the weekend US dollar, and the no-frills flights, we have braved three continents and several U.S. cities.