FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Vellabox for the Candle Lovers in Your Family

by Angelique Platas

Nov 8, 2019


Travel Tips

We get it, we all have that candle person in our lives — the person who smells every candle in the store, picks a new one up on most outings and has a scent for every season — because some of us are that candle person.


For obvious reasons, buying gifts for the candle person is easy, but you can make it a little more exciting with Vellabox, the subscription service for candle people.




Choose from three different monthly box sizes: The Lucerna Box, a four-ounce candle (25 hours burn time) and one surprise gift, beginning at $13 a month; the Ignis Box includes one eight-ounce candle (50 hours burn time) with one surprise gift, $23 a month; and the Vivere Box, with one eight-ounce candle, one four-ounce candle, one surprise gift and free shipping, for $30 a month.


Each monthly shipment includes a new scent, crafted by American artisan candle companies, broadening your candle person’s horizons. Each curated box offers a little something special and a message from the sender. If it’s a gift, even to yourself, shoppers can save by paying in bulk.




Gift someone with the whole year, six months or three months and even choose the day they receive their first box, with the following delivered on the fifth of each month. Purchasers can also skip a month if their stash is getting out of hand at any time.


It’s a fun way to give a gift that keeps giving and enhance someone’s seasonal candle collection. When you receive a candle or new scent you love, look it up and see what else the company creates — often the artisans also sell soaps, lotions, cleansers and perfumes.




It’s also a great way to shop small on a larger scale. Each curated box includes small-business candles, created with locally sourced products and natural ingredients.


For those who want to give it a try without committing to a subscription, Vellabox has an online candle shop stocked with different scents, wax types, burn times, sizes, containers and brand names.


Insta Feed
Jul 5, 2022

Ecotourism for Families in Southern Europe

As ecotourism and responsible travel become more popular, destinations look for ways to promote their rural and natural areas and preserve local ways of life. Agritourism — staying in farms or rural houses — is perfect for family travel, offering a chance for children to meet and interact with local people. It is not only a highly sustainable form of tourism, but also a more relaxing vacation compared to trips trudging through cities with children in tow.

Take the perfect family vacation with Celebrity Cruises


Jul 4, 2022

Aurora Expeditions Partners with UpSchool on Arctic Education Course

Australian adventure travel company Aurora Expeditions announced its partnership with Australian-based education platform UpSchool on an Arctic education program, perfect for family travelers. The 10-week course explores the importance of the Arctic region. The program encourages children to create a plan for how their community can contribute to positive environmental change.

Jul 4, 2022

3 Can’t-Miss Activities for Families on Oahu

For many, a Hawai’ian vacation is the family trip of a lifetime, one that will make memories the entire family will cherish. If the island of Oahu is on your itinerary, be sure to check out these top three activities the family is sure to love.

United Aviate Academy Takes Off

United Airlines officially became the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school with the opening of United Aviate Academy on Jan. 27. The moment was made even more historic with its inaugural class, which is 80 percent women and people of color.

North America
Jul 1, 2022

Summer Specials at U.S. Hotels and Resorts

Some of the top hotels and resorts from across the country invite family travelers to take advantage of exclusive booking offers this summer. The offers allow families to maximize vacation days and skip all of the stresses that typically come with travel. Here are just some of the hotels with exciting and exclusive summer offers.