Malia and Sasha Obama's Vacations: The First Kids' Excellent Adventures
On Monday, Michelle Obama, Sasha, and Malia accompanied the president as he stopped in Belfast, Northern Ireland on his way to the G8 Summit. FLOTUS and the girls visited the library at Ireland's oldest University, Trinity College to explore their Irish heritage in the archives — the president still has relatives in the village of Moneygall — and look at the ancient Book of Kells, a gorgeous, illustrated manuscript that dates back to about 800 A.D. As every kid knows, sometimes mom makes you do cultural stuff that's not so exciting on holiday, and the First Lady is no exception. The girls appeared to be a little bored by their library trip (or maybe they were just jet-lagged) but lit up and clowned around at a performance of Riverdance that night. Over the years, Sasha and Malia have been around the world accompanying their mega-powerful parents and they can always count on annual trips to Hawaii to visit their family and friends and a summer beach vacation in beautiful Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. Growing up in the limelight, the girls might not be impressed, but we are.