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How to Make the Most of Your Last Evening on Vacation

How to Make the Most of Your Last Evening on Vacation

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in General, Getting prepared

  Your last evening on vacation is the last evening of a priceless adventure. Make it special for everyone by choosing a restaurant or a special place where everyone can come together comfortably and happily. Remember: this does not always mean you head to the ritzy Italian place with candles and the best bruschetta in […]

How to beat motion sickness?

How to beat motion sickness?

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in General, Getting prepared, Planning

Motion sickness (travel sickness) is common, especially in children. Motion sickness occurs when the brain receives conflicting information from the motion-sensing parts of the body -the inner ears, eyes and nerves in the extremities. The symptoms of motion sickness are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sweating, and a sense of feeling unwell. It’s not clear why motion […]

Food for Kids When Traveling

Food for Kids When Traveling

Posted on Jan 19, 2016 in General, Getting prepared, Planning

Children can be selective when it comes to their food. However, when you travel, part of the complete experience is tasting and sampling the local cuisine. So you want your children to try the offerings. Additionally, if mealtime comes at an airport, often your choices are restaurant chains that might not always offer what the […]

How to deal with children’s homesickness when traveling

How to deal with children’s homesickness when traveling

Posted on Jan 17, 2016 in General, Getting prepared

You probably think this is a joke. You have done everything possible for a trip where your whole family can have a great time and I am talking about homesickness… But no, this is not a joke. Children, especially little ones, might experience homesickness during travels. Adults might too, when put in the situation of […]

Some Considerations when Choosing Your Accommodation

Some Considerations when Choosing Your Accommodation

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 in General, Getting prepared

Planning the right accommodations with children can be frustrating and overwhelming due to all the options and considerations that must be taken into account when traveling with more than two people. First and foremost, it is important to decide which kind of accommodation best suits your needs and the amount of children traveling with you. […]

Culture Shock and Children: Discussing Culture Norms Beforehand Is Pivotal

Culture Shock and Children: Discussing Culture Norms Beforehand Is Pivotal

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 in General, Getting prepared, Planning

You have bitter memories of times in your child’s life; times when your child was anxious, unsure of his or her surroundings and unable to push through the haze of anger and tears. You understood, for example, that although the doctor’s office was lit strangely, that although your child was interacting with a human he […]

Food for Children

Posted on Dec 5, 2015 in General, Getting prepared

While eating with children when traveling can be difficult, it has significantly improved in the past decade. In terms of international traveling, restaurants and hotels are much more accommodating with children. That being said, a few easy steps can make eating with children much easier and stress-free. When traveling to a different state or to […]

Inspire Kids to Travel

Inspire Kids to Travel

Posted on Sep 9, 2015 in General, Planning

If you are looking to inspire a sense of wonder about the world in your kids and encourage them to develop a greater interest in travelling and exploring new places, there are several activities that you can do at home between trips … you don’t always need to be away from home to fuel that […]

Travel with Kids: What You Should Do (And What You Should Not!)

Travel with Kids: What You Should Do (And What You Should Not!)

Posted on Mar 31, 2015 in General, Getting prepared, Packing, Planning

You may have loads of experience of travelling before you had kids, but once you throw little ones into the equation it’s a whole different ball game!  Many people worry about their first (and sometimes subsequent!) trip with children, but with a little advance planning and preparation you can still enjoy a fabulous family vacation.  […]

A Parent’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Ski Trip

A Parent’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Ski Trip

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 in General, Getting prepared, Planning

Your first family ski trip will be a memorable experience, to say the least.  You’re probably hoping that it will be memorable in a good way. Family ski trips can either be fantastic or disastrous. It all comes down to planning.  Generating Excitement Some kids will bubble over with enthusiasm when they hear about a […]