10 Best Things to do with Kids in Puerto Rico

10 Best Things to Do with Kids in Puerto Rico-Kids Are A Trip

There are so many things to do with kids in Puerto Rico, it is the perfect destination for families. Easy to reach from the United States, no passport necessary, beautiful beaches, delicious food, a rich history, and friendly people, make this tropical island a popular destination. Families will not be disappointed booking a vacation to Puerto Rico because it offers something for everyone.

15 Great Books for Summer Vacation

15 Great Books for Summer Vacation-Kids Are A Trip

The weather is heating up, and with summer just around the corner, we’ve compiled 15 great books for summer vacation that will make you laugh and cry, dream and hope, and escape reality as needed. Find one of these books that is calling your name, grab a beach towel, your sunglasses, and some sunscreen, and head outside for some rest and relaxation. You know you deserve it. 1. All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner By all appearances, Allison Weiss has the perfect life. A beautiful family, a job she loves, and a big house in the suburbs. One day, while waiting in the pediatrician’s office, she opens a magazine to a quiz about addiction and starts to wonder…Is a Percocet at the end of the day… [Read More]

15 Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Chicago

Best Kid Friendly Restaurants Chicago-Kids Are A Trip

It can be difficult to find kid friendly restaurants in Chicago, so sometimes I find myself scrambling for places to eat. Before I even leave the comforts of the suburbs, I’m scouting for the latest and greatest restaurant in the city, and I often ask friends to weigh in with their advice. Unfortunately, I have a picky audience that needs to satisfied, and it comes in the form of three hungry boys; one who will eat anything, one who is a picky eater, and one with a food allergy. We have found these restaurants to be kid friendly and would recommend them to anyone visiting the city. Here are our favorite kid friendly restaurants in Chicago.

5 Family Friendly Activities in Shanghai

Family Friendly Activities Shanghai-Kids Are A Trip

Today I am thrilled to have Jess from Tripelio sharing 5 family friendly activities in Shanghai. Jess is never in one place for very long.  Here’s what she has to say about her love for travel: My parents were travelers before I was born. Even in the womb, I was able to travel all over the place! Boy, things did NOT change as I grew older! Knowing there’s more to the world than the bubble I live in made me want to travel even further. Traveling is my drug and I’m addicted. (Please, no intervention!) I am very excited to have Jess share her tips for Shanghai because we hope to visit China in the near future so we can experience the beauty and history of the country and give our children an… [Read More]

Where to Find and Enjoy Peanut Free Baseball

Peanut Free Baseball-Kids Are A Trip

The majority of people head to a baseball game to enjoy America’s favorite past time without giving a second thought to the stadium’s environment. Most will plan to have a hot dog, maybe nachos or a salty pretzel, a nice cold beverage, and a big bag of peanuts, candy, or Cracker Jacks for dessert. For some however, the peanuts are a big problem. With the number of food allergies on the rise, a day out at the park could possibly turn into a life threatening medical emergency.

I Will Never See My Panasonic A500 Wearable Video Camera Again

Panasonic A500 Review - Kids Are A Trip

A couple of weeks ago I received a Panasonic A500 wearable video camera. I didn’t know what to make of it at first, with its full head encompassing strap and small point-of-view camera that rests at eye level. The camera is attached via a cable to the main unit, which has a LCD screen, allowing users to view their footage as they film it.  Once you place the LCD unit in the handy arm band strap, you’re ready to head off to film your first adventure!

April Travel Round Up

April Travel Round Up-Kids Are A Trip

This month I am sharing with you my April Travel Round Up. April was a busy month with multiple trips, a ton of deadlines, a memorial for my grandmother, and a horrible head cold. This post includes articles I wrote (or shared) on other websites that you might have missed. This past month has been a whirlwind of activity and unfortunately my immune system suffered for it. So without further ado, here are some of the posts you may have missed:

Trying Out the Ricardo Roxbury Carry On Luggage

Roxbury Carry On Review-Kids Are A Trip

An attractive, durable rolling travel case is hard to find, so I was thrilled when I had a chance to try out the Ricardo Roxbury carry on luggage on a recent trip to Orlando. After receiving the package, I could barely contain my excitement, and I was not disappointed upon seeing the gorgeous piece of luggage sitting before me. The luggage I received is a rich black cherry color with a hard shell, but it is available in other colors. It looked like it was ready to hit the road, but the true test of any piece of luggage is packing it full of your belongings and heading out on a fabulous adventure. Here’s how the Roxbury fared.

5 Eco-Friendly Destinations for Earth Day

Eco-Friendly Destinations-Kids Are A Trip

Experts in the travel industry are making major efforts to create more eco-friendly destinations and encourage travelers to join their best practices for helping the environment. We have reached out to other writers to find some unique eco-friendly destinations that hopefully inspire you to travel responsibly and seek out eco-friendly hotels, attractions, and adventures on your next family vacation.