• Feeling the pain

    Family travel can be full of wonderful, magical moments that everybody remembers forever. Most of the time, however, as any parent will tell you, the experience verges on shitshow, complete with meltdowns, tantrums, complaining, and whining—from kids and parents alike.

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rants and insights

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Building Brand Loyalty at an Early Age

My older daughter always will remember her first visit to…

Take That, Magic Eyes

Parents who travel with young children know all too well…

The Best Goodie Bags Ever

When family travel is all you know, you can’t help but…

Luxury Hotel Bathrooms: The New Nurseries?

One of our daughters—L, the older one—is a heavy sleeper.…

Family Travel + Fatherhood = Life as a Sherpa

  Magnus Ver Magnusson has nothing on me. Sure, the…

Next Stop: Babyland

Call me old-school. Call me a Luddite. Heck, go ahead and…

Embracing Accidentally Family-Friendly Hotels

It’s one thing for a hotel to go out and declare itself…

Finally, a Scientific Explanation for Hating on Family Travelers

It always has seemed so irrational; the way ordinary, fun-loving…

‘National Park Week’ Great for Family Travel

This weekend kicks off what is arguably one of my favorite…

Sightseeing with the Family, Prefontaine-style

Many families like to explore new cities on guided tours. Others…

Chameleon Couture: A Daddy-Daughter Trip to Beverly Hills

I blogged extensively over at Parenting about the trip L and…

Family Travel Dreams, in a Jar

Some households have a bucket list. Others have a corkboard…
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