The Galapagos is at the top of the bucket list for a lot of families, and it’s easy to see why. Up-close-and-personal gawking at iridescent iguanas; photo ops with brightly colored blue-footed boobies; and, most of all, snorkeling interactions with marine life make this a family-bonding experience that’s hard to beat.
Want to organize a trip with your young adult children but stumped about where to find just the right thing that will tempt them to join you on a family vacation? This year Butterfield & Robinson has come up with a list of its top 10 family adventures designed for parents with kids in their older teens and twenties. This collection of small group trips are scheduled during holidays and can be a perfect celebration of graduation, a first job or a big birthday.
Think Arctic cruises are off limits for families? Itineraries aboard Poseidon Expeditions’ Sea Spirit are specifically designed to introduce children to the marvels of the polar ice cap, and, better yet, families who book by Oct. 31 can take advantage of rate incentives to sweeten the deal.
By Hainan Airlines
Hotels or AirBnB? Taxis or Uber? There’s no question the sharing economy revolutionized not only the way we live but also the way we travel. We thought it would be interesting to explore how the different generations feel about using these services both here and at home, and we found, surprisingly, it’s the younger adults shifting back to traditional travel services.