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We are a family of 4--adults are professionals/academics; kids are now high school and college age, but many of our reviews were submitted when they were in elementary school. Travel is a huge part of our lives and we have traveled extensively on every continent (lots of it with kids in tow, but even more travel pre-kids). We love all kinds of traveling, from backpacking in the developing world to five-star experiences. With kids, we try to upgrade to more comfortable places, but rather than simply looking for first-class hotels, we seek out memorable hotels with character that will give us a good sense of the location and culture without paying a fortune. We research every trip and every hotel extensively, so we usually find some great places that work well for families. If most of our reviews are 5-star, it's not because we are easy graders but because we made really good choices based on our research!
Earned by reviewing a place that wins a Travellers' Choice Award in 2015. The Travellers' Choice Awards honor the best hotels, attractions, restaurants and destinations worldwide, based on millions of traveller reviews.