Taking the Kids — to a special Jamaican villa
The towel guy lounges on the beach at Sundown Villa

Taking the Kids — to a special Jamaican villa

The experience, of course, is entirely different, as I discovered. Think being on a mega cruise ship with morning-till-night activities vs. your own private yacht with a staff to cater to every whim

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At this Jamaican villa you won’t go home disappointed
The Hobie Cat at Sundown Villa

At this Jamaican villa you won’t go home disappointed

Villa rentals here and elsewhere in the Caribbean have become increasingly popular for extended families looking to get away together. The difference from other popular shared accommodations: A staff to see to your every need—and whim.

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In Umbria, Italy -Medieval machinations and countryside charm
The farmhouse near Cannara

In Umbria, Italy -Medieval machinations and countryside charm

We are in Perugia, the capital of Umbria, which incidentally is the only Italian region that borders neither the sea or another country. It is famous for its university, its historic center dating back to Medieval times, and chocolate

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