Friends Across Borders (Pen Pals) Blog Posts
Make Lasting International Friendships and Personal Connections with Friends Across Borders
Travel is all about connection. This is especially true for children, because every new person they meet on their adventures can create lasting change for a positive, down-to-earth worldview. That’s why we created Friends Across Borders, our flagship international friendship program. Hang out, play games, share life stories – we make it easy to connect…
What Should I Look For in My Family Adventure?
It’s a common question when you want the best international travel experience for your family. You’re comparing two different international travel outfitters and find they offer similar itineraries for the same number of days, but the price differs by thousands of dollars. What’s going on? Many things can change the price of a family adventure….
Why Kids Love Friends Across Borders
Thomson Family Adventures gives your children an experience they won’t get anywhere else: the chance to befriend kids across the world. When you become a part of our Friends Across Borders program on select trips, we’ll pair your child up with a pen pal and schedule a memorable meeting for them to spend time together….
A Pen Pal Story from Minnesota to Cuzco
Connecting with a new culture and the people that live it is always wonderful. The best feeling is when we watch our kids bond with other kids in a meaningful way despite differences in language and culture. That is just what happened when 8-year-old Brandon from Minnesota joined our Pen Pal program and met Diego,…
19 Reasons to Travel with Thomson Family Adventures
For 20 years we have been crafting adventures for families of all ages and interests. We make every day of the adventure count from highlighting learning opportunities for kids and setting up cultural exchanges to hands-on cooking lessons and exploring the wilderness. Here are 20 reasons to travel with us on your next family vacation!…