Tag: Family Fun
One of the more interesting travel trends in recent years has been the cross-over between adventure and family travel. We asked Dan Austin, founder and president, Austin Adventures, in Billings, Mont., for his take on who’s going where and with whom. The company has been at the forefront of the family travel boom for decades, although they offer tours for couples, solo travelers and groups of friends, as well. Austin also shared with us his definition of adventure travel, and his answer might surprise you.
With technology advancing faster than ever, children globally are becoming attached to devices. Adults too. Our Netflix queue and ever-expanding inbox call our names even when we’re on vacation. We carry distractions with us everywhere, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to truly connect with your loved ones.
There are a lot of reasons to love Tel Aviv, and why it’s an exceptional destination for a family trip. Perfectly positioned on the Mediterranean Sea, it offers everything from rich history and vibrant culture to renowned restaurants and plenty of leisure activities. “From the Old North and its Bauhaus architecture-lined streets to the cobblestone alleys in the Old City of Jaffa,” says Ross Belfer, local resident, founder and director, Xhibition Tel Aviv. “Tel Aviv is a micro-metropolis on the Med with incredible restaurants, innovative art galleries and a general joie de vivre sensibility that is nothing short of contagious.”
Colder weather and wicked winds are in full swing, providing a big challenge when entertaining kids. Going out at home, or while away, may not always be the safest or best option, so why not stay in and bake — without making a mess or cookies by the dozen.