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Cazuela de Mariscos - a popular colombian food May 10, 2018

Popular Colombian Foods: A Guide to Family Eating

If there is one thing that Colombians know how to do it’s eat! The cuisine in Colombia is mouthwatering, delectable, easy going, and fun. Throughout history Colombians have been creating delicious meals with few ingredients. When you travel with kids, food is always an important thing to take into consideration. In Colombia you don’t have…

April 19, 2018

Misconceptions About Colombia

One of our favorite new destinations for a family vacation is to Colombia! But over the past few decades, there have been a lot of misconceptions that have developed around Colombia, its culture, and its people. Colombia recently ranked as the second happiest country in the world according to the World Happiness Index. Colombia is…

February 8, 2018

See the Galapagos Big 15 on Your Family Vacation

Take your family to one of the most exciting destinations for wildlife viewing in the world. When it comes to searching for unique, endemic species living in their natural habitat, not many places can compare to the Galapagos Islands. This remote paradise attracts visitors from all over world who come to explore the volcanic landscape…

May 19, 2017

International Family Vacations: A Good Idea for Young Families?

I read an article recently that said there was a science behind not taking kids under the age of 12 on international family vacations. I’ve given it a lot of thought and I can’t say I agree, or at least, that has not been my experience. My boys are now 17 and 20 and we…

April 28, 2017

Which Galapagos Family Vacation is Best for You?

The “Galapagos” has been one of the most popular destinations since Thomson Family Adventures started offering trips for families in 1998. This unique volcanic archipelago is home to numerous marine species, birds, volcanic rocks, and gorgeous scenery.  An idyllic destination for families! See the Galapagos and Mainland Ecuador There are a lot of different ways…

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