Santa Fe with kids: dining, shopping, and touring

When most parents think of Santa Fe, New Mexico, spas and art galleries come to mind. However, this small town in the high desert has its share of kid-friendly activities. Here where to go, where to eat, and where to shop if vacationing in Santa Fe … [Read more...]

Five foundational Aventura Clothing pieces for spring trips

Spring travel brings all types of weather, making packing a challenge. If you want to pack carry-on-only this spring but need to bring along outerwear, boots, and other 'just in case' items, it's crucial to plan your main wardrobe carefully. What you … [Read more...]

Four family-friendly Ohio road trip destinations

If you are planning a road trip for your family, chances are you will not be alone on the highway. One survey released by a major travel company revealed that 35 percent of families take at least one vacation together annually, with some taking two … [Read more...]

Travel Gear We Use: Best rain boots for kids and adults

Will Spring Break travel take you somewhere a little soggy? Do you have a road trip or camping trip planned in a rainy climate? Maybe you simply live, as we do, in the Pacific Northwest! Either way, you're probably outfitting your family in rain … [Read more...]

Six tips to save money on travel

Taking a vacation and getting away from the daily grind is so important. Sadly, for many people, taking a holiday seems like an expensive luxury. It doesn't have to be this way, though. Here are several ways you can save money on a holiday. 1. … [Read more...]

Why study abroad: how to help your teen travel

As my children grow and become more experienced travelers, I've been thinking and writing more often about teen travel and study abroad experiences. Last year, our 15-year-old flew solo to Costa Rica to join an Adventures Cross Country trip, which … [Read more...]

Tips for booking airfare

With airfare at a new low, now is the time to book that last minute trip! Here's what you need to know, with all our top tips for booking airfare:   Use the 24-hour cancellation rule. After booking, check the fare the next morning. … [Read more...]

Fun places to visit with your family around Australia

Traveling with your kids and making memories as a family is essential. It not only gives you something to look back on when your kids are older, but it also strengthens your bond as a family. And while you look for places to go, choose to visit the … [Read more...]

Travel tip: Traveling while babies teethe with Baltic Amber

Teething doesn’t often conjure pictures of smiling parents or babies; certainly not visions of humming merry tunes. Add the tiny detail of traveling while your little one is cutting teeth, and your mental movie reel likely resembles the cackling of a … [Read more...]

Anxious air traveler tips from experts

There are many people who feel deeply anxious when it comes to traveling - specifically traveling by plane. According to studies held in the USA, 25 percent of the population feel nervous about flying. It’s a real issue for most people, especially … [Read more...]