Tag Archives: family travel

5 Tricks To Keep Kids Healthy For Travel

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After all the planning and excitement that goes into planning a family vacation the last thing you want is a sick child.  Booking flights, reserving rooms and making a packing list are important when planning a trip.  But making sure your family is healthy for travel (and stays

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5 Top Must Have Apps for International Travel

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Here are 5 top must have mobile apps for international travel. International travel with the right apps can be an easy and amazing experience, especially if it’s for a family vacation. Today with travel apps on your smartphone or tablet you can have everything from maps, local travel

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Delta Sky Club Lounge Atlanta Review

Delta Sky Club

Recently I’ve became a Delta Skymiles Gold Medallion Member and decided to take advantage of visiting a Delta Sky Club Lounge while traveling international on a family vacation. Being Platinum on American Airlines and Gold Elite on United I typically spend my time in the American Admirals Club

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Safety practices you should teach your children when abroad

Travelling with your children is a great way of creating lifelong memories. You’re also allowing them to experience different places, people and cultures from around the world – enriching their lives. But travelling with children isn’t without its concerns. You’ve got to keep them safe – to do

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Golden Temple Residence in Siem Reap Cambodia Review

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On a recent family vacation to Siem Reap Cambodia we found a hidden gem boutique hotel called the Golden Temple Residence. Our family planned a summer trip to Thailand where we would explore Bangkok and then travel down into the Gulf of Thailand to the island of Koh

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4 Tips Helping Plan Your Family Winter Ski Vacation Today

4 Tips to Help Plan Your Family Winter Vacation Now

Have you started planning your family winter ski vacation? If you haven’t started, today is the day!  I learned last year that Summer and early Fall are the best times for planning your family winter vacation because ski resorts are offering deals and almost every accommodation is still available.

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Amex Centurion Lounge at SFO Review

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The American Express Centurion Lounge in terminal 3 at SFO, San Francisco International Airport, lives up to the high expectations that Amex has achieved in their airport lounge offering. Located just around the corner of the North side security checkpoint near gate 74/75 you’ll find the Centurion entrance.

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Cambodia Landmine Museum Review

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If on a family vacation or if you are traveling solo to Angkor Wat, near Siem Reap Cambodia, do not miss visiting the Cambodia Landmine Museum. This is a must for everyone traveling to Cambodia and can create a great educational moment for the whole family, even traveling

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3 Travel Strategies Cultivating Kids Curiosity

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Imagine cruising down the Mekong River in a bright red and blue long boat through the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. You’ve got Thai huts sitting on stilts over the water (looking like they might collapse at any moment) on your right and the most elaborately ornate Buddhist temples

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Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge Review Bangkok

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On a recent family vacation while traveling in SE Asia I had a layover at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport and visited the Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge. Flying Business Class on ANA, a Star Alliance partner airline, gave us access to the Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge. Many

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Germany – A Family Travel Adventure in Bavaria

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Germany was a magical travel adventure for our family vacation! We fell in love with the food, culture, and landscape. The German train system is amazing and took us everywhere we wanted to go (just pack light). Schnitzel, giant pretzels, beer, and sauerkraut rocked our taste buds. The

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Prague A Family Vacation Must

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Prague is a favorite European city to anyone that has traveled to Europe. Is the city of Prague as amazing as all the people say it is? When someone thinks of a major “must see” city in Europe, you think of cities like Paris, Rome, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna,

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Packing Light When Traveling to Europe with Kids

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Do you really want to lug heavy suitcases around Europe on a family vacation? On and off trains? Up cobblestone streets? Or would you rather travel light with backpacks? Think of the freedom! Packing light is a choice you must consider making for Europe. Packing light with kids

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Europe – A Family Dream Vacation

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As a young man I had the opportunity to live in a small German town called Schwäbisch Gmünd in the heart of Bavaria Germany, while serving in the military during the Cold War. I have the fondest memories of Germany and also traveling and backpacking around Europe by

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Servcation™ – Serving on a Family Vacation

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Have you ever wanted to do something completely different on a family vacation? Have you ever wished you could teach your kids how fortunate they are and how much abundance they have? Have you ever wanted your family to experience the gift compassion by giving back and serving

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History Worth Repeating – Highlight the Bright Side of Humanity

USS Stewart, Galveston

As Parents we have a strong desire to inspire, teach, and shape our kids. Whatever path they choose in life, we want them to be motivated by goodness and justice and compassion. We can preach to our kids all day long about the difference they can make for

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5 Myths Why People Don’t Go On Family Vacations

Travel is one of the greatest things a family can do. Traveling together creates shared lifelong memories that bring families closer together. Families that travel together, experience a special bond and engage in deeper conversations allowing family members to learn more about each other. Bringing your family on vacation

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3 Ways to Make Travel Meaningful For Kids

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When I plan to Bring kids on a family vacation I want them to Learn and Grow from the experience. I always provide an opportunity for them to serve and grow their character and compassion. But I also want them to learn about the culture, geography, and history

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Trading First Impressions for True Impressions – Bequia Servcation™

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We have traveled to many different islands and countries off the beaten path with our two children. I should have been more prepared. Yet, when we arrived in Bequia, a little piece of paradise, I had an uncomfortable unsettled feeling in my gut. We walked from our small,

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