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July 9, 2019

How to Cook with Volcanoes in the Azores

When you’re in the Azores, you can eat the classic Portuguese stew, cozido, with a fiery twist found nowhere else: it’s cooked with volcanic heat, underground. On our Azores Multi-sport Adventure, you’ll enjoy an invigorating week of biking, kayaking, whale watching and more, before arriving on São Miguel, the biggest island in the beautiful Azores…

June 14, 2019

Looking Back on a Family Safari for Father’s Day

Exploring lands half a world away and searching for creatures you’ve never seen before – can you imagine a better bonding experience? Safaris embody the spirit of adventure and prompt thousands of teachable moments about wildlife, food, culture and more. Gregg Pokraka, a father of two boys, told us, “there is no greater gift than…

May 9, 2019

A Mother-Daughter Adventure in South Africa

Travel is an experience that’s even sweeter when shared, especially when we’re able to travel with the people who matter most to us. TFA staffers Christine and Kelsey know this firsthand – not just through their everyday work in helping our guests plan unforgettable adventures with their families, but in their own travels, too. The…

April 4, 2019

2019’s Best Family Travel Destination: Morocco

This year Thomson Family Adventures chose Morocco as its feature destination simply because it is an awesome place to take the whole family. About the size of California, this kingdom in Northern Africa may just steal your heart with its mountains, desert and 1,100 miles of coastline. You don’t want to miss it. First, can…

April 1, 2019

Hot Dogging in Iceland

Not many people would think of Iceland and hot dogs in the same breath. Volcanoes? Yes. Glaciers? Absolutely. Hot springs and geysers? Without doubt. But hot dogs? Yes, indeed – and we‘ll say right up front it is a bit of a relief that the hot dog is so popular and readily available since many…

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