How to enjoy your kids when traveling

Traveling is probably one of the best things you can for yourself. Shed off that stress by going to new and exciting places, meet different people, and see sights you would not have thought of visiting ever. But you know, it becomes a little daunting … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids About Travel Photography Etiquette

Everyone takes photos when traveling—it’s part of the whole experience. Now if you enjoy traveling to new and exciting places with your kids, then at some point they are going to want to take some photos of their own. Children today are particularly … [Read more...]

Dealing with jet lag in kids

On my kids’ first cross-Atlantic journey, we did everything we could to ease the effects of jet lag. We drank a lot of water, got as good a night’s sleep beforehand as possible, and established a ‘bedtime’ on the plane. And everything went well…until … [Read more...]

Touring breweries and wineries (and how to take home souvenirs)

Indulging in a libation or two while on vacation has always been popular, but with the number of microbreweries and wineries popping up all across the country, it's now a  legitimate way to experience a new destination. Here's how to drink in the … [Read more...]

Broadening Children’s Horizons Through Travel

If your kids play computer games that take them to other worlds, exploit that interest by traveling to places which inspire them. Parents and kids can broaden their horizons through exposure to another culture, its cuisine and customs, and still have … [Read more...]

Teaching kids airplane etiquette: how to create good fliers

We've all been there, either as parents or innocent bystanders caught in the crossfire: a disastrous flight during which kids are causing more than their share of trouble. Sometimes it's unavoidable: a tired baby a parent is trying to console, a sick … [Read more...]

Fun family hostels for an international stay

Wake up in a Turkish cave, a rainforest treehouse, or aboard a 747 airplane that never flies when you check into one of these unusual hotels the adventurous folks at Hostelbookers recommend for families. Besides being easy on the purse strings, these … [Read more...]