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Road Trip With Your Kid for a Unique Bonding Experience

Even with the constant reminder that “it’s the journey and not the destination” that matters, it’s still hard not to urge our children to hurry up and get to the destination, especially in the time-strapped culture in which many of us are mired. We could say it’s habitual and just the way things are but […]

Easy Swaps to Help Save for Vacation

Planning a family vacation in the near future? One of the first things on your to-do list may be setting aside money for the trip. Once you get planning and narrow down a date, destination and activities, prices begin to add up. While this may seem intimidating, don’t worry, you can easily make a few […]

How to Expect the Unexpected in Holiday Travel

Every holiday season, people bring up that old adage about how a journey can be at least as much fun as the destination. However, this often proves to be the exception to the rule — especially with stripped-down economy cabins, spiking holiday fares, added luggage and flight expenses, changes in routes and other complications involved […]

Free and Easy Ways to Avoid Jet Lag

No matter how much your family travels or what a savvy flyer you may be, jet lag can happen to the best of us. It’s a common symptom of travel between time zones from a lack of sleep, added stress and a good amount of your day spent in transit. For families traveling over the […]

Keeping Your Cool on the Highway This Winter

In a season of advertising and marketing drawing upon nostalgia — especially with the big automakers — white, powdery country roads and snow-capped mountains set the tone. Of course, anybody with a driver’s license knows better. The white stuff is not so pretty to drive through, even if it means the family will avoid the […]

Managing Family Holiday Travel

Traveling with the family always has the potential to be a massive ordeal. By the time you consider transportation, logistics, cost and everything else involved, your headache has the potential to be massive. The ordeal just grows when you are taking the family across the country for Christmas, Chanukah and other gift-giving holidays. On top […]