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February 26, 2020

What is Single Parent Travel Like?

Single parent travel comes with its own set of questions, necessities and challenges. With so much to take care of, where do you begin? We talked to 3x Thomson traveler Amy Trapp about her experience as a single parent traveler with her daughter Abigail. The two of them have been to Tanzania, China and Morocco…

January 10, 2020

The Decade’s 5 Most Popular Family Vacation Destinations

As the 2020s began, we reflected on all of the memories family travelers made with us in the 2010s. However, we also started to wonder: where did families go for these adventures? What destinations sparked their spirit of wonder? With our interest piqued, we ran the numbers on our 30+ international destinations, talked to families…

September 26, 2019

Q&A: How One Family Fell in Love with Brazil

We never get tired of hearing our guest’s family travel stories. So when traveler Ann Marie Wei took her husband and three children to Brazil with Thomson in August, we had to hear how it went. TFA caught up with Ann Marie for an over-the-phone Q&A about her family’s experience in the country, her initial…

July 30, 2019

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….

pen pals brandon and diego October 30, 2018

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,…