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10 Best All Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean For Families
If you are looking for the best all inclusive resorts in the Caribbean for families, you are in luck. One of the easiest destinations for American families to travel to, particularly those on the East Coast, is undoubtedly the Caribbean. Due to its close proximity to the United States, this region is especially attractive to those relatively new to international travel since it caters to American travelers. They provide you options which eliminate the stress of decision making and unexpected expenses which allows you to concentrate on your time together. Many of these resorts have the added bonus of Kids Clubs giving you and your partner an opportunity to connect which is not always easy to do when you are back home living your hectic lives … Read More
Explore London in 48 Hours – Tips for Families
London is a popular gateway city to all of Europe. It is the perfect place to stop and recoup before continuing on your European adventures. There is so much to see in London, you could spend a month there and still not see everything. However, children do not have that kind of endurance, so it is probably better to spend a few days here and move on. Here are some tips for families to explore London in roughly 48 hours … Read More
This is the Best Greek Island For Families Who Love to Travel
Ever wondered what the best Greek Island for families is? Wonder no more! You have come to the right place for a definitive answer on the best Greek Island for families who travel.
Drum roll please ….. Crete is the best Greek Island for families who travel!
Why do you ask? Please read below to understand why Crete is the answer and why you should start planning your Greek adventure to this family friendly destination! … Read More
15 Hilton Head Family Activities
When you cross the bridge from the mainland to Hilton Head Island, you immediately know you are somewhere else. Not to say that the island is undeveloped, but it is done in such a way that you do not notice it. Trees buffer shops and restaurants from the main road. Business signs are low to the ground and done in natural colors that blend into the surroundings. Thus, you notice the grand oak trees draped with Spanish moss, palm trees, and marshlands before anything else. Read More
6 Perfect Travel Pillows For Every Type Of Traveler
There are two kinds of people in this world. The people who fall asleep as soon as a plane takes off and those who can use all the help they can get falling asleep. It is particularly important to get some decent sleep during a flight because it is one of your best tools for fighting jetlag.
For those who need additional help falling asleep on the go, there is not a universal pick for the best travel pillow. The best travel pillow depends on the type of sleeper you are, so this list will give you the best travel pillow option for your preferred sleeping style … Read More
A Simple Sustainable Packing List For the Eco-Conscious Traveler
For the eco-conscious traveler, there are many things to feel guilty about during travel. The ecological impact of tourism is sobering. Just the impact of air travel is enough to depress oneself if you really research it. However, we also know the positive impacts of travel to ourselves and to communities all over the world.
Over-tourism is the overcrowding caused by tourists in certain locations throughout the world which causes conflict with the local people. The easiest way to combat over-tourism is visiting during low seasons to lessen the impact of crowds. However, for some, like families with children in traditional school and those working jobs that are busier in some seasons versus others, your time to travel is restricted … Read More
International Travel Checklist For Before You Go!
Going on a trip overseas can be overwhelming. Most people think that packing is the first step of preparing to leave for a trip, but there is a lot to do before you even start packing. Below we have gathered tips you should follow in the days leading up to your departure to ensure you will not be caught off guard while traveling … Read More
International Travel Checklist Departure and Arrival
Your bags are packed, so you are ready to go, right? Not quite. While being packed feels like a huge accomplishment, you are not quite home free yet. There are a few more items to check off your list before you arrive at your final destination … Read More
The Cruise Packing List You Need For Your Next Sailing
If you have never been on a cruise before, or perhaps have not been on one in a long time, it may seem intimidating to know what to pack. It’s not like you can easily obtain what you forgot when you are in the middle of the ocean. Some cruises, like repositioning cruises, are even more intimidating because you are going multiple days without seeing land. Do not worry, this packing list will help with all the items that you specifically need for a cruise outside of the items you would normally pack for a trip. We are also throwing in a few tips to help you have a better experience on board. … Read More
A Simple Sustainable Packing List For the Eco-Conscious Traveler
For the eco-conscious traveler, there are many things to feel guilty about during travel. The ecological impact of tourism is sobering. Just the impact of air travel is enough to depress oneself if you really research it. However, we also know the positive impacts of travel to ourselves and to communities all over the world … Read More
Why You Should Always Purchase Travel Insurance
You may be wondering why you should spend the extra money on travel insurance when you just spent so much money on your vacation. Ironically, that reason you question buying travel insurance is the exact reason you should purchase it. You should protect the money you have spent on your trip because things can and sometimes do go wrong. Always be prepared for the unexpected.
There are many reasons to buy travel insurance, but this list article concentrates on the top four.
- Medical & Evacuation Coverage
- Trip Cancellation & Interruption Coverage
- Supplier Default Coverage
- Baggage Delay, Loss, or Theft
Cultural Understanding: Teach Your Kids About The World Around Them
Our world is a big beautiful place full of diversity and it is important that as parents you teach your kids about the world around them. However, many of our children grow up in a bubble surrounded only by those who look and sound just like them. To understand and appreciate other cultures and customs, you may have to go outside of your comfort zone, but this is what must be done for us to understand those who are not just like us. In order to teach your kids about the world and raise children who are globally aware, we must be global citizens ourselves.
Scheduled for publication 01/29/20