Washington National Cathedral: Children’s chapel, flags & gargoyles

Much cheaper than a trip to Europe to visit medieval cathedrals, a visit with kids to Washington National Cathedral in Washington DC is a way to experience a Gothic church, but one that’s also very much American.

Look for gargoyles, state flags, stained glass windows with scenes from expeditions and space exploration, needlepoint pillows of famous authors, statesmen, artists, presidents, and a special Children’s Chapel.

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Christmas in Seville: Feliz Navidad

Christmas in Seville, December to January 6, is a wonderful time to visit with kids.

City streets glow with sparkling lights, nativity scenes are on display around Seville, families enjoy seasonal ice skating rink and amusement park, shops are filled with Christmas sweets, Feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated with Baile de los Seises in the cathedral, highlight of the holiday season is a spectacular Three Kings parade.

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