Tots, Teens and In Between in Tokyo

If there’s a perfect motto for Tokyo, it’s character counts, but not in the traditional sense. The first thing visitors see when they arrive at Tokyo Central Station from Narita Airport is a maze of themed “character stores” selling toys ranging from cuddly cartoon animals in the Hello Kitty vein to robots and superheroes. While […]

Toddler at Airport looking out the window at planes

How to Survive First-Time Air Travel with a Toddler

Photo Credit: © Miniimpressions | Dreamstime If you’re dreading flying with your toddler, you’re in good company. The Daily Mail reported one in four parents admit they’re too scared to take children on a plane. Kids and small, confined spaces with a lot of people isn’t exactly the scenario for smooth sailing. But you can […]

Ireland for All Ages

Touring the Emerald Isle can be great go-to family vacation. Enjoy idyllic Ireland’s many incredible historic landmarks and castles, otherworldly natural landscapes, charming Celtic lore and hearty cuisine. With so much to see and do spread over the country’s quaint towns, villages and famous cities, there is something for adventure-seekers, historians, luxury travelers and nature-lovers. […]

Family Fun in Norfolk, Va.

When it comes to traveling as a family, it’s always nice when you find a destination interesting to everyone — from parents to the youngest child. Norfolk, Va., is one destination that delivers on just that, in spades. Founded in 1682, Norfolk’s history is nearly 100 years older than that of the United States itself, […]

Hiking with Kids

Embarking on a hike with young children can seem challenging, but with some planning, practice and patience, everyone can enjoy the great outdoors together. Consider the youngest traveler and work out a trail accessible for them. Be sure to pick a hike with a destination such as a waterfall, old building or spectacular view. Having […]

Luggage for Kids

by Benjamin Kerns Most parents can attest to the fact that traveling with children in tow is not exactly a fun experience. You can make it easier, though, with a JetKidsBedBox. These crafty pieces of luggage are both economical and fun for kids. Designed for kids up to age 7, the portable BedBox is a […]