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August 15, 2019

Peruvian Dishes Your Kids Will Love

Peruvian cuisine is a fusion of world cultures: Incan, Spanish and Chinese, among others. What should kids look forward to in this country’s diverse history of food? If they like french fries, chicken breasts and cookies, the answer is a lot! Authentic Peruvian cuisine shares common ingredients with American fare. Corn, potatoes, beans, wheat and…

August 7, 2019

Top 4 Destinations for Family Kayaking, Boating, Snorkeling and Surfing

Kids love water. Oceans, lakes, seas – whatever form it takes, it’s a recreational hotspot that youngsters and adults have always loved. Here are four of our favorite destinations for all your favorite water activities: kayaking, rafting, snorkeling and surfing. The Galapagos Maybe it’s not surprising, but the Ecuadorian Galapagos Islands are a fantastic spot…

July 30, 2019

Why Kids Love Friends Across Borders

Thomson Family Adventures gives your children an experience they won’t get anywhere else: the chance to befriend kids across the world. When you become a part of our Friends Across Borders program on select trips, we’ll pair your child up with a pen pal and schedule a memorable meeting for them to spend time together….

July 25, 2019

The Temples of Thailand Feature History, Tradition, Architecture

Thailand is home to approximately 39,800 active Buddhist temples, some of which are over a thousand years old and contain amazing architecture – spires, tiered roofs and gigantic statues. Monks use these spaces for communal worship and meditation practice, but many are also open and welcoming to visitors. Between zip-lining and snorkeling excursions on our…

July 19, 2019

What Sets Italy’s Aeolian Islands Apart from Other Island Getaways?

Italy’s Aeolian Islands aren’t just another exotic paradise – they’re a volcanic cluster that’s been forming for over 600,000 years, and they features some of the most fantastic natural phenomena on earth. UNESCO declared them a World Heritage Centre in 2000. On our Southern Italy adventure, you’ll explore Vulcano and Stromboli, islands sporting two of…