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4 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Cross-Country Family Road Trip

Taking the family on a cross-country road trip this summer? It may sound like the perfect idea and a great chance to bond while exploring our great country, but, with a few wrong moves, your idyllic, classic American road trip could end up more like something from the National Lampoon franchise. Here are four mistakes […]

Family Safety on the Road

Ahhh, the compelling lure of the open road … and the romantic ideal of driving through Italy or Greece with the top down on your rented convertible, or traversing the mountains of Switzerland and Austria in a road-tough four-by-four. Sounds great, right? The experience can be exactly that — provided you’re adequately prepared. What many […]

10 Tips for Travel Success

At a recent event, I listened to a couple complaining — albeit separately — about a recent trip. Essentially, “he” treated his wife and high school-aged sons to an exotic foreign destination the boys didn’t enjoy; likewise, “she” was furious with him. He insisted on planning the trip and scheduled a daily, all-too-exhausting, sun-up to […]

Family Safety in Egypt

One of the greatest concerns for any traveler is often safety, especially in a new destination or lesser-known region. Add in the family factor of bringing the kids along and worrying about their safety, and it’s a whole new level of concern. While safety concerns are always valid, they are definitely manageable. Equip yourselves with […]

Easy Ways to Help Timid Travelers Branch Out on Vacation

Oftentimes, the older we get, the more set in our ways we can become. Whether the fears you never realized as a child begin to sink in or the comforts of your home you’ve worked hard to provide are more alluring than the wide, open unknown, there are a few tricks of the trade you […]

How to Teach Your Child to Be an Eco-Friendly Traveler

Eco-friendly travel doesn’t mean you have to give up luxuries and modern conveniences, especially when those conveniences are so vital to travel with a young child. You can still travel sustainably while teaching your children to be eco-friendly travelers in the process through example and formidable childhood experiences. Go Local Show your children the importance […]