Car Games for a Family Road Trip

Tweet There was an era that families used to do something other than watching movies on car trips.  It was called family road trip games.  No, I’m not talking about video games either. 5 Great Car Games for a Family Road Trip Find the Alphabet Starting with the letter ‘a’, you need to find something […]

Traveling with an Infant? 4 Things to Investigate Before Buying Tickets

Tweet When shopping for plane tickets when traveling with a baby, it is important to be aware of different airline policies that could possibly impact your trip. When traveling with an infant, you need to know a lot more than just the price.  Trust me, you’ll want to be sure you are traveling with an […]

Best Travel Stroller for Airports

Tweet Sometimes when I walk around airports, I can’t believe the size of some of the strollers parents are pushing around. I don’t know if those SUV-sized strollers are more for the baby or for the parent.  Either way, those are not a good idea for traveling by air – unless you like to have […]

Vacationing With Extended Family: Rent Two Cars Or A Van?

Tweet It’s a little early, but we’re planning a family vacation that is about nine months out.  We’ll be vacationing with my parents which is great because there are a lot of advantages to vacationing with extended family. Since we are going to be staying in a condominium, we know that we’ll need our own […]

Visiting Sydney | 4 Family Friendly Activities

Tweet When we were visiting Sydney, Australia earlier this month, we wanted to do some things that the whole family would enjoy.  We stayed in Darling Harbour at the Four Points by Sheraton which ended up being the perfect location for our family.  The best part was that we used our Starwood Points and paid […]

Family Camping Holidays | 8 Ways To Enjoy Camping As A Family

Tweet Planning a family camping holiday can be a great way to have a lot of fun together as a family and travel cheap at the same time.  By the way, when I talk about camping, I’m referring to the ‘real’ stuff – none of this sleeping in a $75,000 mansion on wheels.  Just you […]

5 Signs You Need A Family Vacation

Tweet It’s getting closer to the time when many families in North America do family vacations.  The kids will be out of school soon, and the weather is starting to warm up.  (Though my brother in Wyoming keeps complaining about snow still!)  Maybe you don’t want to go on a family vacation.  Or maybe you’re […]

My Travel Booking Report – Travel Sites I Used

Tweet Later this month I’ll be taking a trip from Papua New Guinea to Canada, the United States, and Australia.  Since I talk a lot about traveling I thought I would share with you where I bought my tickets and travel plans from and why. Getting out of PNG there really is not a lot […]

10 Tips for Hassle-Free Family Road Trips

Tweet Since I’ve been a parent, I have taken very few family road trips.  We fly with our children, for the most part.  However, I’m a pro on road trip advice because of all the family road trips I had growing up.  Having not set foot in an airplane until I was 18 years old, […]

International Family Vacations | Often Neglected Details

Tweet Planning a family vacation requires a little organization.  However, international family vacations require an extra layer of preparation.  The problem is that too often people get ready for their international family vacation without preparing for some of the unique things about the destination. So I’ve put together a list of … Often Neglected Details […]