It seems a little strange to me to ask this question, since when I was a kid, I was an expert at traveling with parents. I had a lot of useful backseat behaviors to get treats, or a break from the car...whatever.
But now both of my parents are retiring this year, and I'd like to celebrate by taking them on a trip to Europe. I've been to Europe a few times, and have been to London, Paris, Venice and Barcelona, and once to Budapest and Prague. So I mostly want to plan this for my mom and dad, who haven't been.
I need advice not just on where to go (I know they both want to go to Paris, but they're telling me to "be our travel agent" and pick the rest) but also on how to manage this. I'm 37; they're 65 and 67, in pretty good health. How much will they want to do in a day? How do I handle being "in charge" of my parents? Any experience with this...please help!
Oh...my dad is more interested in art than my mom is, but she likes shopping. They both listen to classics and classic rock, and not too interested in gourmet food.