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Finding Thrills in New Jersey

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

When I was spending my high school years in New Jersey, all I could dream about was getting out and exploring the world. Now that I'm middle aged with two young kids growing up in Europe, New Jersey doesn't look so bad... at least when it comes to thrill rides.

Antibes, a Place for Joy

Andrew M. Tolentino | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Andrew M. Tolentino

I am not tortured, and certainly not a genius, but if ever I found myself to be, like Fitzgerald, Greene and Picasso, I would know where to find joy. Antibes.

5 Reasons You Want To Take A Cruise Right Now

MiniTime | Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel

Cruise lines sure know how to make life a breeze when sailing on the high seas. Family pools and supervised children's programs keep kids (and parents) happy while adults are pampered with spas, bars and pools that are off-limits to minors. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Under-the-Radar Destinations in Europe for Families

MiniTime | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel

Why not browse our list of gems off the beaten track for some inspiration for your family vacation? Hit the beaches in Croatia, go river rafting in the wilderness of the French Ardeche or explore the caves in Puglia.

14 Fun Things To Do With Kids in Dallas

Hipmunk | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel

When looking for a city to explore with kids, look no further than Dallas, Texas. With an amazing array of indoor and outdoor activities, Dallas offers families a great mix of things to do that are perfect for kids--all without leaving parents bored or frustrated out of their minds.

A Day In The Life Of A World Traveling Family

Cliff Hsia | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

We love traveling, being in new places, meeting new people, eating new foods, and doing new things. And we like doing it together, as a family. What we don't like is the act of traveling, or physically moving from one place to another.

Kate Auletta

9 Things Kids Can Play With In-flight That Don't Involve Technology | Kate Auletta | Posted 07.07.2015 | Parents

Flying with kids. Some call it fun, but most call it a necessary evil. As the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends parents withhold screen ti...

Parents: Less Stress Travel with Kids!

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Summer is the perfect time to travel as a family, but it requires a lot of planning ahead. What I like to do is think of all the scenarios that may cause a complete meltdown and plan ways to avoid them. These are some of my tips for a peaceful and much more enjoyable family vacation.

How We Afford to Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Life is a product of our choices. One of the most important choices we make in life -- on a daily basis -- is what we spend our money on. I choose to spend a disproportionate amount of my money on travel for myself and my family.

5 Hidden Caribbean Islands That Are Perfect for Families

MiniTime | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel

For families looking for a quiet escape, we've tracked down some family-friendly resorts in the Caribbean for the best escapes under the sun. Check out these hidden gems for vacations that are guaranteed to take you away from it all.

10 Fail-Safe Family Holiday Experiences

Aimee Chan | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

I've interviewed lots parents who've been all over the globe with kids. Throughout these many stories that I've written, edited and read there are a few common themes that occur in terms of the kinds of travel experiences that kids enjoy. So here they are.

Exploring Yosemite National Park With Kids

Findery | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel

The beauty about visiting a park like Yosemite is that everything one can do is already there, and the best way to enjoy it all is to keep a slow and steady pace, all while embracing the fact there's no way to cover the entire park in one trip.

The Most Important Element of Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Family travel is all about teamwork. Everyone--including yourself, your spouse, and your children--need to be on the same page. Like any good team, everyone needs to know their roles and responsibilities, have clear expectations, and be accountable for their actions. And everyone needs to work together for a common purpose.

Adventures in Tena: 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

All five of us piled into a long, narrow, and low-in-the-water motor canoe and sped up river. The low profile of the boat offered a unique perspective like that of gliding on top of the water and was perfect for spotting several different types of Amazonian birds along the way.

5 Reasons to Travel Slowly

Cliff Hsia | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Have you ever been in a tour group? The benefits of traveling slowly, especially when traveling with your family, far outweigh any perceived benefits of traveling as fast as humanly possible.

Top Five Marrakesh... With Children

Darcy R. Shapiro | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Darcy R. Shapiro

Marrakesh is an exotic destination, and you will feel it the minute you step off the plane. It's a place where you can soak up as much culture as you can sunshine.

9 Tips for Flying While Pregnant

Aimee Chan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

Most pregnant women can continue to travel by air up to 36 weeks into their pregnancy, according to the Mayo Clinic. Every woman and pregnancy is diff...

The Surprising Things Kids Really Remember After a Vacation

Irene Lane | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Irene Lane

Whether you decide to travel to Europe, South America, Africa, Asia or within your region at home, kids remember the feeling of connecting with other people who share a similar interest whether it be soccer, history, biking, or delicious food, and especially appreciate time with you, as their parent.

Phuket, Thailand: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Phuket, Thailand is an island that's rapidly developing and changing. It's no secret paradise anymore, as tourists from all over the world come in droves to soak up the sun and play at the beaches.

Beginning in Bahia, Ecuador - 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Make no mistake about it, this transition with a young family is proving to be a difficult one, but the simple joys of our new lifestyle and watching our kids experience the people and culture around them make it all worth it.

10 Harsh Realities of Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

The experience can wear you down, push you to the brink of blowing up in anger and frustration, and eliminate any shred of patience you might have had with your spouse or your kids.

5 Reasons You Will Love Exploring Singapore With Kids

Inga Batur | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Inga Batur

From the first view of Singapore with the beautiful harbour and tall skyscrapers in the background, my kids loved it. And after days spent discovering what is also knows as the Lion city, the magic still didn't wear off. Because exploring Singapore with kids is fun and here is why...

5 Reasons to Mix Business and Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

If you've ever been on a business trip and you have kids, then you can empathize with that desperate feeling of missing your kids that normally hits you within 24 hours of arriving at your destination.

What Kids Learn From Travel

Aimee Chan | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

If you expose your children to as much of the world as possible they will learn where they fit and how lucky they are. Just by spending time with you in a different country or even just environment, they can learn about history, cultures, languages, conservation and, yes, poverty in a way that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

Packing for Seven Countries With Three Kids: A Joy or a Nightmare?

Michael DeSa | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Packing for an international trip can be tricky. Packing for a seven month expedition to a new continent, spanning seven different countries and three seasons, with five family members is overwhelming.