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a moose - a big animal you'd see in the canadian rockies April 17, 2018

5 Big Animals to See in the Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies are perfect for a family vacation and for one of our favorite activities, spotting wildlife! Some of the largest animals in North America can be found on the trails of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The vast wilderness, dense forests, and clean lakes make this the perfect area to see amazing wildlife. As…

a group enjoy a safe family vacation to panama April 12, 2018

Safety: Our Number 1 Priority

“Is it safe to go there?” That’s one of the most common questions we get from parents searching for that perfect family vacation, and rightfully so. This is a question we take very seriously. Many of the countries that we help families explore each have their own unique problems. No country is immune from this,…

April 10, 2018

Make a Lifelong Friend on a Family Vacation

One of the best parts of family travel is the connections that our guests routinely make. Making friends with other like-minded families that are as excited about travel and experiencing new cultures as your family is one of the biggest advantages to joining a group adventure.  Often, these friendships go well beyond the confines of…

someone taking a great family vacation photo April 3, 2018

5 Tips for Taking the Perfect Family Vacation Photos

The one thing that every family strives for while on vacation is getting the perfect picture! It’s easy to line everyone up in front of a landmark or on the beach to look at the camera and smile. Although this can make for a nice photo, it’s not perfect. Use these simple tips to take…

an airplane filled with people who followed our packing tips March 1, 2018

Packing Tips and Mishaps of the TFA Staff

We spend so much time helping our travelers get ready for their adventures that admittedly sometimes we wait until the last minute for ourselves, make mistakes, and have plain bad luck. Review these packing tips so you don’t make the same mistakes we did! Know What’s in Your Carry-On Personally I have had 2 experiences…

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