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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 Family travel is good for you. It makes you see things differently. We’ve been a nomadic family since 2013, and I want to share what we’ve learned with you. On our site, you’ll find tips, stories and advice on family travel gear, destinations, techniques, and more. I’ve also […]

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 […]

What’s in My Bag: Our Year-One Family Travel Gear

As August flies by, we get ever closer to our first anniversary of full-time family travel. Twelve months ago, I was frantically selling our belongings at home and collecting all the travel gear, while at the office I was hammering out a remote working agreement with my boss. Family Travel Gear When we first left Japan, we carried a ton with […]

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