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girl and giant tortoise in galapagos August 5, 2020

11 Reasons Why the Galapagos Islands are a Favorite for Kids and Adults

Did you know that 97% of the Galapagos Islands are a national park? Snorkel around mangroves teeming with marine life. Explore the stunning, sandy beaches of Isabela Island. Bike, kayak, surf and hike the amazing coasts and volcanic calderas. We’ve been coming back to the Galapagos Islands since 1998 for a good reason: this hidden…

July 8, 2020

5 Popular International Family Vacation Ideas for Kids and Adults

If you’re starting to plan your next family vacation, we’ve got you covered with ideas and inspiration. The world is filled with amazing, off-the-beaten-path spots, perfect for kid friendly vacations. Kayak and canoe the sandy shorelines in the Pacific, bake Florentine pizza in Italy and hike Peru’s Sacred Valley around Machu Picchu. No matter where…

July 2, 2020

How Do Other Countries Celebrate their Independence?

It’s a strange time to celebrate anything, but many of us are looking forward to family time and fireworks this weekend. What a surprise it is to discover these traditions aren’t specific to just one country. They’re a common part of Independence Day festivities around the world! We may live in different nations, but we…

June 25, 2020

Where Do We Go From Here?

Hello, It may seem like a tough question right now, as things continue to change and we learn more with each passing day. But the answer is simple. When the time is right, we get back out there. Back to our favorite destinations. Back to the airports and train stations. Back to the blank passport…

June 18, 2020

Why Traveling is Important for Children Learning about Different Cultures

One of the most rewarding parts of parenthood is the chance to see our children mature. It’s also why traveling is important for our loved ones: it helps them learn about different cultures and become better global citizens. A survey of almost 1,500 U.S. teachers, performed by the Student and Youth Travel Association, found 74%…

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