While sitting down to scrapbook and fill photo albums may be a thing of the past, it’s still important to document family travels and childhood memories. Building an online profile of shared moments with your family and friends doesn’t always require social media.
Skip the mainstream newsfeeds, advertisements and spam and go right to JamBios, a memory gallery for you to share with your nearest and dearest.
JamBios is essentially an online photo album allowing users to upload photos and include details about their shared memories with loved ones. JamBios holds your childhood memories, family photos and travel moments all in one place in an e-book format allowing fellow family and friends you share your album with to easily read through and enjoy your memory book.
Whether scanning old prints onto your desktop or unloading hundreds of images from your phone, JamBios acts as a hub for precious memories while showcasing your favorite family memories.
The memory book can be as extensive or simple as you make it. Upload childhood photos, first day of school pictures, images of fellow family members, various cars and houses you’ve been through and anything else you can think of to build the ultimate memory album.
Collaborate with family and friends and add on from hundreds of chapter topics. Inviting friends and family members to contribute to the album with photos and text of their own enriches the process and adds life to the memories. Help identify those unknown family photos left behind from distant relatives with the help of the family or contribute to another album with your own. It can be a fun way to connect with distant relatives, old friends and dive deeper with current relationships.
JamBios is free to use and easily shared and accessed. Set up an account using your name and email, share with loved ones and log in and check on your book as frequently as you want. No swiping — just reading, writing and sharing.
In addition to acting as an online library for your photos, JamBios includes a little help with writer’s block. Don’t worry about the perfect caption every time, Monty, the “bumbling biographer,” helps users come up with the right thing to say when stumped on a photo.
Get the kids involved and enjoy the process of sharing your family heritage and childhood memories while making some new ones.
With cooler weather and fall colors on its way, it’s time to plan your fall family travels. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort PA Wilds in Mansfield is the perfect destination, and with both scary and not-so-scary events, kids and parents alike can celebrate the festive season with trick-or-treating, fall crafts, fun with the Yogi Bear characters and more.
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.
Oktoberfest is not all about beer. Although beer does play a major role, many of these German-themed fall festivals include activities fun for the whole family. You don’t need to travel to Munich to enjoy the oom-pah bands, lively dances, colorful Bavarian dress and traditional German foods; you can find them in almost all regions of the United States this October. Here are some good choices for families:
Rome is a city full of musts for visitors. You must visit the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps. And the list goes on, all the way down to trying gelato. No trip to Rome would be complete without the obligatory sweet treat, and for good reason. Gelato is delicious, refreshing and it comes in every flavor you can imagine. But while you can find it just about everywhere you turn in the Eternal City, it’s important to know not all gelatos are created equal. The city is brimming with fakes, and once you know how to tell the difference, not only will you see the fake stuff everywhere, but you will also refuse to settle for less than authentic.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Looking for a unique, fun and educational activity for the kids during your next family travels? Well, Kidzania has you covered. Located in Dallas, Texas, this city is not only built for kids but also run by kids. It’s unlike any other entertainment parks; in Kidzania, kids learn useful knowledge, skills and experiences, all while having the chance to be independent.