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September 11, 2012

Tanzania: Hippos, Lions & Elephants, Oh My!

The following is a reprint of Edward Prutschi’s story about his Thomson Family Safari July, 2012. Ed is a criminal defense lawyer in Toronto, and wrote this article for Precedent Magazine. Be sure to check back for part 2! It’s 4:46 a.m. on the Serengeti plains in Tanzania, Africa. I’m lying on my back staring…

August 20, 2012

10 Things Kids Bring Home from a Family Trip

Thanks to Jessie Voigts, our special Guest Blogger for this excellent perspective on family travel: You spend a lot of time planning family trips – and coordinating said trips! Between teens off with their ipods to dealing with toddlers and diapers, how do you KNOW that these family trips are worth it? But wait –…

August 3, 2012

How Good Can it Be?

I try to speak with each family when they return from their Thomson Family Adventure, but sometimes it just doesn’t happen. I’ve always known it’s never too late to hear the stories and see the photos, but today I got a great reminder of that. Here’s the email I received from Lisa in Virginia who…

July 31, 2012

Look Who is Multi Sporting in the Galapagos…

Meet Karen and her fabulous kids Rachel, Ben, and Elaine. They’re excitedly getting ready to explore the Galapagos Islands in December. They’ll fly into Quito and spend a few nights on the mailand. They’ll horseback ride, hike, and visit the Equator, small villages and famed Otovalo Market. Then off to the Galapagos Islands for a…

July 26, 2012

A Safari Cabbage Soup Recipe

Catch the video here! (And bear with our technical difficulties) Some of our families just returned from a awe-inspiring, heart-stopping, life-altering safari this week (they’d be glad to chat with you if you want more information!) I always love the stories and the photos, but what came back with this group really got me excited….

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