You have the option to spend thousands of dollars on a luxury vacation, and there's nothing wrong with that. Or, you could travel on a budget. Either way, learn how to save for travel and take a vacation each year.
These adorable rental homes prove that bigger isn't always better.
It goes without saying that when you travel with children, especially babies or toddlers, your chance for "relaxation" is about a snowball's chance in hell. Take heed, dear reader: You must answer "yes" to all five questions before you start making family-travel plans.
How can you create the perfect Paris vacation for the whole family? By choosing activities and landmarks accessible to all ages so no one is disappointed.
When our son was born, my husband and I decided to make a concerted effort to expose him to as many different languages, cultures, religions, foods, historical sites and natural wonders as possible early in life as we believed that it would be beneficial for his development.
We've done this in cities and countries all over the world. One week in Cabo, two weeks in Lima, four weeks in Nicaragua and five weeks in Buenos Aires. We've done it. And our kids are growing up to be better citizens of the world because we continue to do it.
What makes the ninth month No. 1 for travelers on a budget? The combination of lingering summer weather, a sharp drop-off in leisure travel, lower flight prices and smaller crowds at just about every tourist hot spot makes September the month with the most.
Travel teaches you that time is really the only valuable currency in life. We all start out with the same bank account with a deposit of about 30,000 days in our lives (approximately 82 years).
There's always something new cooking at Disney World. From new attractions and parades to improved smartphone apps and massive park expansions (and, yes, price increases), here's what to expect at Walt Disney World in 2014.
Let's face it: Even if rollerblading seems cooler, and ice skating more graceful, nothing beats old-school roller skating.
For me, a family vacation's always a bit like my Moroccan chicken: I'm never exactly sure how it's going to turn out.
Maybe your partner likes to sleep in until noon when you want to visit museums. Maybe your partner has a bigger budget. Or maybe, he just snores!
The beauty of summer is that is that we realize it is finite, and so we appreciate each moment it gives us. In a time when we often embrace the bigger and better and newer, summer is the time of year we want nothing more than to continue traditions and preserve the past.
These are the lessons about life that I have learned after five months of travel around the world...
Traveling with family or a large group? Renting a villa may be a better value than a hotel. With the right villa rental, you'll have more space, family-friendly amenities and can live like locals rather than tourists. Plus, depending on the villa, you can save money.
We decided to divide our time with a week in Scotland, a week in London and Paris and a week in Switzerland. This combination turned out to be a great itinerary for a family trip to Europe.