Best day trips from Orlando

Best day trips from Orlando with kids

Family trips in Florida are popular for a reason. Orlando, the capital of Orange County, is a great family tourist destination. Although the city is known worldwide for its theme parks, hotels and tourist attractions, there are countless things to do in Orlando with kids that don’t necessarily involve Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. Wondering what else to do around Orlando? Check out these ideas for family activities in … Read more

Guide to the Coba ruins in Mexico

Visiting the Mayan ruins was high on my list of things to do in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Ancient civilizations have always fascinated me. Experiencing the – very worthwhile! – Palenque ruins in Chiapas wasn’t enough for me and I wanted to see another site, a bit closer to the Mayan Riviera. We chose Coba ruins and were not disappointed. These are definitely some of the best Mayan ruins … Read more

10 family-friendly restaurants in Amsterdam

Are you taking a family trip to Amsterdam? Traveling with kids and finding a nice place to sit down for some food and drinks can be a challenge. Therefore, it’s easiest if you locate the best family-friendly restaurants and cafes before you set out. Sometimes all you need is a quick coffee from a café, while other times you may want to take some time and have a bite to … Read more

USA car rental tips for families

If your plans for this summer include family travel, visiting the United States is a great choice. A USA road trip is on many family’s bucket list. From its breathtaking natural wonders and famous amusement parks to its unique and sometimes surprising culture, the United States promises an unforgettable trip with lots of family fun. However, it’s important that you make all the necessary arrangements to ensure a fun trip … Read more

Beekse Bergen – on safari in The Netherlands

An African safari in The Netherlands, is that possible? Yes, it is! Beekse Bergen Safari Park is a unique wildlife park in the south of the Netherlands. Definitely not a zoo in the traditional sense of the word, but an awesome wildlife experience. Spread out over approximately 300 acres (120 hectares) Beekse Bergen gives you the opportunity to see wild animals such as giraffes, buffalos and cheetahs from your own … Read more

5 fun things to do in Miami with kids

Miami is known worldwide for its particularly stunning beaches, its vibrant nightlife, the signature stores, and its unstoppable fun, a playground for adults. Be that as it may, you’ll be surprised by the number of fantastic family activities in Miami, especially for those that enjoy the outdoors. This city offers much more than just sea, beach and palm trees. There are also a lot of fun things to do with … Read more

Best of Central and South America for families

Which are the best South American countries to visit with kids? And what are the best places to travel with kids in Central America? Our favorite travel bloggers tell you all about their family adventure in this fantastic part of the world. Not surprisingly there are many fantastic places to go with kids in Central and South America. We recently visited Mexico and got our first taste of Latin America. … Read more

Best Middle East vacations with kids

When looking for the best family holiday destinations abroad, the Middle East is often overlooked. A shame because the Middle East offers some lovely kid-friendly holiday destinations. From kids’ paradise Dubai with all its fun attractions to the great beaches and playgrounds in family-friendly Tel Aviv, and from the natural beauty of Oman to the amazing underwater life in the Red Sea. When researching the best places to go on … Read more

Best places to visit in Australia, New Zealand and Samoa with kids

What are the best places to visit in Australia with kids? And how about New Zealand and other parts of Oceania, such as Samoa? It’s such a diverse region that offers a great mix of beautiful outdoor locations, culture and fun cities. Visit Australia’s famous red center with Uluru and King’s Canyon, go camping in the outback, view the Aboriginal rock paintings and billabongs in Kakadu National Park or stay … Read more

Complete guide for visiting Amsterdam with kids

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Are you planning to visit Amsterdam with kids? With the proper preparations, a family trip to Amsterdam can be a lot of fun! Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands, has a bit of a reputation (to put it mildly). Some things on the standard ‘must do in Amsterdam’ list aren’t very appropriate for kids, but is Amsterdam suitable for families? Yes, it definitely is! Let’s take a look at the … Read more

Best places to visit with kids in the USA & Canada

USA holidays with kids are very popular, but where should you go? In this post, part of our series of best holiday destinations with kids, we’ll now focus on the best family vacation spots in the US and Canada. Some of our favorite family travel bloggers share their best local tips and tricks. First-hand experiences for the best family-friendly destinations in North America from families just like you. This post … Read more

The best family holiday destinations in Asia

What is the best family holiday destination in Asia? We love traveling around Asia, especially South East Asia. It really is one of the best travel destinations with kids. We traveled for 10 months around Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and the Philippines a few years ago when our son was a toddler and would go back in a heartbeat. Obviously, we haven’t been everywhere (it’s on the list … Read more

Traveling to europe with kids

Where should you go on your family trip to Europe? What are the best places to visit in Europe with kids? European family vacations are very popular. Compared to travel in other parts of the world, travel with kids in Europe is easy. Distances are relatively short, Europe has a good transportation network and there’s a lot to see and discover. A rich history, fascinating art and architecture, bustling cities … Read more

Ultimate family travel blogs list

When you’re planning to travel with your kids, whether it’s a short trip or long-term travel, it always pays off to be well informed so you can make the most of it. These awesome family travel bloggers have loads of experience and lots of fantastic tips to share with you. From finding the best place to eat in Hanoi, the cheapest hotels in Melbourne and the quirkiest children’s museum in … Read more

Best travel bed rail for kids

There are some fantastic toddler travel bed solutions, but what if your kids are a bit older or you’re looking for a more lightweight option? Can you turn existing beds in hotel rooms or Airbnb apartments into a safe place to sleep for your little ones with something that weights next to nothing? Yes, you can! Portable bed rails and especially inflatable bed bumpers, are the best invention ever for … Read more

Worldschooling: how to make the world your classroom

What do you think kids will remember? Things they’ve read about in books or things they’ve experienced on their own? Imagine that everything other kids learn in school, your child could try by himself, right from the source. There are no class hours, no distraction of formal curriculum and no limitations of your free time. Imagine you can show your child all those amazing pieces of art other kids only … Read more

Fun things to do in Haarlem with kids

Haarlem is our hometown so we know all the ins and outs of this charming Dutch city. Granted city rights in 1245, Haarlem is one of the oldest cities in The Netherlands. It has a colorful history and a beautiful historic city center. And family-friendly Haarlem is great for a city trip with kids. Check out all the things you can do in Haarlem with kids! Also read: Family friendly … Read more

Favorite things to do in The Netherlands with kids

We asked our fellow travel bloggers ‘what are your favorite things to do with kids in The Netherlands?’. The response was quite overwhelming. For such a small country Holland has a lot to offer! From a pancake cruise in Rotterdam to a petting zoo in Haarlem, and from the Maritime Museum in Amsterdam to walking the mudflats at Pieterburen. Check out all these fantastic recommendations and then figure when you … Read more