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Why Buy Travel Insurance: Family Travel Essentials

If your family is traveling, then buy travel insurance. Seriously. When I was young, I took big (and occasionally stupid) risks. One of them was going without insurance. Now that I have kids, it’s a different story. WHY BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE? If you’ve read this blog before, then you may think that we’re big risk-takers. Perhaps we […]

How to Save Money for Travel: 8 Tips for Funding Travel

Everyone wants to know how to save money for travel. Whether it’s to travel the world or to drive around your home country, you need all the tips to save money you can get. Here are mine, and a little of our experience with them. These money-saving tip could be for solo travel, couples travel or […]

EER064: Apartments, hotels, family travel accommodation & more

Finding the right family travel accommodation can be tricky, as many hotels, resorts and holiday apartment rentals are geared towards couples and romantic getaways. Mark Wyld travels with his family a lot, so he does his research. Mark and his family live in a small town outside Melbourne, Australia, and travel extensively within their home […]

EER063: Travel Photography and the Best Hotels for Kids

What are the best hotels for kids? Eric Stoen has a few he could suggest. From luxury family resorts in Mexico and the African continent to quirky boutique hotels in Europe and beyond, Eric takes his kids everywhere, and is an exceptional travel photographer and family travel blogger. THE BEST HOTELS FOR KIDS (ADULTS TOO) […]

EER061: Planning Family Travel Tips

Planning family travel can be challenging, but as Cindy Bailey can attest, giving yourself enough time to plan family travel can be very important. For Cindy and family, they gave themselves four months to uproot from suburbia for two years —perhaps longer. She says six months would have been better, but she learned a lot […]

Family Travel Blog: An Epic Education

Family Travel & Living Abroad with Kids We’ve been traveling as a family since 2013. On our site, you’ll find tips, stories and advice on gear, accommodation, destinations, and more. I’ve also interviewed over 100 traveling families for the  podcast. Family travel is the most epic form of education. Join us!

EER040: How to Travel the World with a Family

How to travel the world with a family — there are countless ways to do it (indeed, that’s what this podcast is all about!). Cliff Hsia has figured out a way for his family to travel together, and it involves saving, working remotely and putting his daughters in local schools for short periods of time. What it does […]

EER037: Travel & Expat Life in Italy

Have you ever wondered what expat life in Italy would be like? Virginie Auguste-Dormeuil could tell you. Virginie is the mother of a French family of five living in Rome since 2012. She is also a travel blogger in both French and English, and has taken her kids all over the globe during their school breaks — and […]

EER034: LGBT Family Travel and more

Family travel is a perennial topic of websites and magazines, but LGBT family travel has only just begun to receive the coverage it deserves. We first met Darcy and Katie in Penang, Malaysia back in 2013. Their twin boys, Max and Sebastian were rather shy and reserved then, thrust into a group of loud and gregarious […]

JR Kyoto Station Guide: Kyoto Station Hotels, Restaurants & Things to Do

The JR Kyoto Station is a hub for the entire Kyoto area and an essential stop for anyone using a JR Rail Pass. The station itself is a little overwhelming, but there’s good news. There are loads of Kyoto Station hotels to choose from and the building itself is one of the most interesting in […]

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