FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Camping Essentials for the Whole Family

by Mary Melnick

Feb 1, 2023

© Monkey Business Images Ltd | Dreamstime.com

Travel Tips

Spring is right around the corner, making it the perfect time to start planning your 2023 spring family travel. With temperatures rising, the best spring vacations involve camping in the great outdoors. Make this next camping trip the best with these must-have essentials.


Pull Start Fire

Pull Start Fire helps you cut down the time of making a campfire, meaning the faster you get the fire started, the quicker you are making s’mores and getting warm. Starting at $19.99 and available on pullstartfire.com, Amazon and Skimlinks, Pull Start Fire is the easiest way to start a fire without any matches, lighters or kindling. The windproof and rainproof fire starter can light wet wood and burn for more than 30 minutes. The lightweight start fire has multiple built-in safety features and is compact, making it easy to store and perfect for hiking or camping.


Gel Blaster

Keep the whole family entertained with Gel Blaster. The no-mess, non-toxic and eco-friendly paintball alternative helps get kids off the screens and enjoying the great outdoors. Each Gel Blaster starts at $49.99 and is available at gelblaster.com, Walmart and Amazon. Each bag of ammo costs $5 and is shipped in dehydrated packs of 10,000 Gellets.


Puffer Hug

Perfect for those chilly nights, Puffer Hug allows you to stay warm, whether around the fire or relaxing in your tent. The vest features a durable puffer outside with a soft, cozy fleece inside. In addition to a wide range of sizes (including for dogs), Puffer Hug packs down small for easy travel and storage. The company donates 15 percent of all sales to children’s mental health programs nationwide.


MyMedic – Ready Collection

Be prepared for all emergencies with the MyMedic first-aid kit. Each kit is stuffed with high-performance supplies for day-to-day minor injuries. The kit is separated into injury-specific areas and color-coded for fast and easy identification. Packed into a portable, water-resistant carrying case, all kits include supplies related to injuries such as bleeding, burning, different medications, topical and hydration.


Choose from four different kits: Ready Pocket, the smallest kit for a car, bag or purse; Ready Large, perfectly sized for families and accident-prone travelers; Ready Everyday, travel-sized kit for a couple or small family; and Ready Mini, perfect for stashing in a suitcase or travel backpack.



TableTopics allows families to enjoy some quality time with one another. This game features prompts to helps families learn more about each other and makes it easier to share your favorite stories. With TableTopics, you’ll never experience a lull in conversation.


Insta Feed
Mar 23, 2023

7 Montevideo, Uruguay, Destinations for Family Travel

It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Montevideo, Uruguay, with us.

United Airlines Celebrates its First Class of United Aviate Graduates

As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.

Destinations / North America
Mar 23, 2023

Easter Celebrations at Blue Mountain Resort

Take your family travels to Blue Mountain Resort this Easter for delicious brunch and dinner buffets at Slopeside Pub & Grill. Stunning views of the scenic Pocono Mountains and delicious food will have your family coming back for Easter year after year.

Destinations / Europe
Mar 23, 2023

Where to Eat, Stay and Play in Crete

With summer vacation season on the horizon, the Greek island of Crete is undoubtedly on the radar for many family travelers. As a hotbed of culture, history, mythology and outdoor adventure, travelers flock to this beautiful destination year after year. But as the largest island in Greece, it can be hard to narrow down the best places to eat, stay and play on the island.

Destinations / North America
Mar 22, 2023

Family-Friendly Travel at Sun Outdoors RV Resorts

Family travelers looking for a fun-filled vacation can enjoy a stay at one of more than 170 Sun Outdoors resorts and campgrounds across the United States and Canada. Choosing just one of these sites can be challenging, however. Here are some Sun Outdoors spots to create unforgettable memories for families of all ages.

Destinations / North America
Mar 22, 2023

Cape Resorts Properties Open for the Season

Family-run and perfect for family travelers, here’s a closer look at the collection of properties from Cape Resorts.