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The 7 Best Family-Friendly Beaches Along the US East Coast

Posted by on 12:03 pm in Family Travel, United States | 2 comments

The 7 Best Family-Friendly Beaches Along the US East Coast

If you’re ready to book your next family holiday and you’re thinking of a beach destination along the US East Coast, this guide will help you plan the perfect beach vacation.

With well over 2,000 miles of coastline, that stretches across 15 US States, choosing a destination is often the toughest part of your planning. Though some beaches are a lot more family friendly than others!

To help you narrow down your choices we’ve compiled a list of the best family-friendly beaches on the East Coast that will make everyone happy. They’re as safe for your kids but still fun for adults!

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Safety Tips for Traveling with Small Kids

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Safety Tips for Traveling with Small Kids

The holiday season is upon us once again and it’s time for your family vacation. You already have a picture in your mind of a stress free holiday, where the kids are happy, as are mum and dad.

One of the most important elements to ensuring a stress free vacation is knowing everyone is safe. That’s not to say that you should spend the whole trip overly paranoid about “what can go wrong”, but it definitely helps if you’ve put a couple of precautionary measures in place.

Armed with some good organization, and the following advice, you can enjoy your holiday in the knowledge that everyone is safe.

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6 Ways to Bond With Each Other on a Family Trip Abroad

Posted by on 12:11 pm in Family Travel, Travel Tips | 4 comments

6 Ways to Bond With Each Other on a Family Trip Abroad

If you’re traveling as a family, it’s likely that you’ve set this time aside to bond with them. Travel is a fantastic way to bond with each other, and create beautiful memories that will last a lifetime.

Family travel can of course be more stressful than traveling alone; the logistics involved in coordinating group flights, accommodation, and tours, and trying your best to keep everyone happy and civilized!

But remember that less is often more when it comes to planning an itinerary, and if bonding is your main goal, the thing that matters most if that you’re spending quality time together.

The following are 6 ideas for bonding with each other when you’re on a family trip abroad.

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International Travel with Kids: Top Tips and How to Survive

Posted by on 5:44 pm in Blog, Family Travel, Travel Tips | 6 comments

International Travel with Kids: Top Tips and How to Survive

Taking a trip by yourself or with your partner can be stressful enough, but when you add children into the mix, travel can become a whole new monster.

But don’t let the thought of potential chaos stop you from booking an enjoyable family holiday. With a little careful planning, vacations with your kids can be some of the most memorable moments you share with them.

Travelling internationally usually involves flights and unlike a simple road trip, you can’t simply threaten to turn the plane back around if your kids aren’t behaving.

If you’re pondering a family getaway, here are some top tips for making your holiday as stress-free as possible. Follow these helpful suggestions to give you and your family the best chance to survive your next holiday together.

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Travel Like a Pro (Even with Small Kids in Tow!)

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Travel Like a Pro (Even with Small Kids in Tow!)

Visiting new places can be one of life’s greatest pleasures. From the joy of meeting new people to experiencing different cultures and eating unusual foods, traveling is a wonderful way to enrich both your mind and your spirit.

But don’t be fooled into thinking that you have to be young and carefree or older and wealthy to take advantage of everything the world has to offer. Even those with kids can have exciting and meaningful trips that involve more than the Disney Vacation Club.

The following are our top three tips for traveling like a pro even with your small kids in tow.

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Travelling From Sydney Airport with Kids in Tow? 3 Fair Dinkum Tips for a Stress-free Family Trip

Posted by on 9:59 am in Australia, Blog, Family Travel, Travel Tips | 22 comments

Travelling From Sydney Airport with Kids in Tow? 3 Fair Dinkum Tips for a Stress-free Family Trip

Whether you’re visiting relatives in New Zealand or soaking up the bright lights of Hong Kong, travelling with kids can really make those grey hairs sprout.

And the stress seems to ramp up days before the trip – youngsters spit the dummy for random reasons and teens whinge when they realise they might miss the Aussie tour dates for Taylor Swift.

But family travel can be much more Zen-like if you follow these three tips.

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Things to do in Gozo with Kids: Why This Maltese Island Should Be Your Next Family Trip

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Things to do in Gozo with Kids: Why This Maltese Island Should Be Your Next Family Trip

When families are looking for an easy island break the immediate destinations which come to mind include the Balearics, the Canaries, and the Greek islands. And while these destinations are firm family favorites, especially for travelers from Europe and the UK, there’s another destination sitting quietly in the middle of the Mediterranean, perfect for your next family break.

The second largest island in the Maltese archipelago, Gozo is is an excellent destination to enjoy together with your children. In comparison with mainland Malta, families will find more varied geology, and a greener and more peaceful island which is rural in a way Malta no longer is.

It’s only 25 minutes on the water from Malta to Gozo, and it’s easy to rent a car, to find your own way to the many incredible beaches, nature, food and culture you can enjoy with your kids.

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Tips for Flying with Your Dog

Posted by on 12:47 pm in Blog, Family Travel, Travel Tips, Writers | 26 comments

Tips for Flying with Your Dog

Everyone knows that when you bring a dog into your life, you’re not only welcoming a ton of new excitement, but you’re also embracing a substantial amount of new responsibility.

That responsibility, however, doesn’t mean you need to give up your flexibility when it comes to travel, at least not all of it!

It has become quite acceptable in today’s day and age to bring your pet with you, and travel with your dog on the plane. So the following are our trips on flying with your dog; because there’s no reason you should have to choose between your wanderlust and your pet!

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Tips for Traveling with the Whole Family

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Tips for Traveling with the Whole Family

Taking a trip is supposed to be fun, but travelling with the whole family can have challenges of its own, especially if you have children of different ages.

Making sure everyone is having fun means a lot of compromise, while at the same time you have to ensure that you leave time as adults for your own activities and relaxation.

Trip planning is sometimes difficult, but if you take some simple steps and make the right plans, it can be enjoyable for everyone involved. Here are some tips for traveling with the whole family.

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Packing Tips for Traveling With Kids: Holiday Checklist for Families

Posted by on 9:06 am in Blog, Family Travel, Travel Tips | 36 comments

Packing Tips for Traveling With Kids: Holiday Checklist for Families

Packing for a family holiday doesn’t have to be a chore. With careful planning and preparation you can whiz through the process without any stress or worry, even if you’re a single parent traveling!

Follow these tips and you’ll be fine … use our guide as a holiday checklist for your next family trip.

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