Every February many Asian countries celebrate the arrival of the Lunar New Year, so it seems an appropriate time to share our favorite books that inspire travel to China. The Chinese New Year is an important holiday and is often . . .
Beach Vacation Essentials by kidsareatrip What to Pack for A Beach Vacation After our recent trip to Puerto Rico, I learned a few tips and tricks for what to pack for a beach vacation. Of course you will want to pack your . . .
Surprise Vacation to Puerto Rico What would your kids do if you woke them up one morning and said, "Surprise! We're going on vacation!"? We were not expecting the excitement we received when we snuck into their rooms early last . . .
Today I have asked Erin from South to Southwest to guest post on my blog, and she is sharing "8 Reasons to Escape to Bora Bora." I know I usually share family travels on this site, but we all need some time alone with our . . .
If you are planning to travel to France with your family, your first thought might be of Paris or Provence, but you might want to consider a journey to the southwest of the country and the Dordogne region. The area offers . . .
For many years, people have asked us to share our money saving travel tips. We are very fortunate to have traveled with our children extensively, but the secret is, we rarely pay for our flights, we occasionally pay for hotels, . . .
When parents decide to apply for a passport for their kids, they need to realize it is a different process than the one they will experience when applying for their own. In the United States, a minor passport is issued to children . . .
Family Fun at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show This weekend, January 17th and 18th, there will be a ton of family fun to be had, all under one roof at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show at the Donald E. Stephens . . .
10 Things To Know Before You Book A Cruise Today, I am pleased to have Nadeen from The Sophisticated Life sharing her cruising tips on my blog. Since I have never been on a cruise, these tips are so helpful for someone like . . .
*A big shout out to my sister for sharing her family's Lake Placid experience with me. You're the best! If you are looking for some winter family fun, Lake Placid is an excellent destination to visit. Located 5 hours from the New . . .
Noon Year's Eve at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum On New Year's Eve our family had the opportunity to do something special, a little different from our average New Year's Eve celebration, which usually consists of lounging . . .
Happy New Year and welcome to 2015! Winter has always been my favorite time of year to cozy up with a warm blanket, a steaming cup of coffee, and a wonderful book. It is also when I begin to make travel plans for the upcoming . . .