Ultimate family travel blogs list

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

The best places to eat in Dahab

First-time visitors might be a bit disappointed by the variety of food you find on Dahab’s boulevard. It’s a lively place, especially in the Lighthouse area, but the food isn’t spectacular. Although it has become a lot better over the years, most of the restaurants offer almost the same menu of (more or less badly) imitated European food and one or two Egyptian dishes. The great news is… there are … Read more

20 things to do in Dahab Egypt

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Dahab may be a lot smaller than the big tourist attractions, but it should definitely be on your list of the best places to visit in Egypt. In Dahab you won’t be bored for a minute! Of course, not being overrun with tourists is a big plus in our book. And there are so many things to do in Dahab, from relaxing on the beach to climbing mountains and going … Read more

Olhao Portugal: things to do (with kids or without)

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Olhão (pronounced Ol-ee-how) is the largest fishing port in Algarve Portugal. It’s located right next to Faro, the region’s capital. With its temperate Mediterranean climate, Algarve is a popular tourist destination both in summer and winter. Mild winters make this the perfect place to escape the cold and enjoy some sunshine, which is exactly what we did! So what are the best things to do in Olhao and is it … Read more

10 reasons to visit Dahab, Egypt

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I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like Dahab. And we’ve met surprisingly many people on the road who know this little coastal town in Egypt’s South Sinai desert. Whether they’ve lived there, worked there or just visited for a holiday, everyone loves Dahab. And with good reason! Read on and we’ll tell you exactly why Dahab should be on your bucket list. Even though we generally visit places only once … Read more

Favorite children’s museums worldwide

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Children love to learn and museums are great places to gain knowledge. Of course, we not talking about old and stuffy ‘do-not-touch’ museums here. Nowadays there are awesome museums especially for kids! Here they can play, touch and interact with the exhibitions. Hands-on learning! It’s interesting to see that more and more traditional museums are also offering programs for kids. Our little world traveler loves museum’s (mom’s influence, I’m sure … Read more

Diving holidays with young kids

A diving holiday with a toddler, is that even possible? It certainly isn’t a very obvious choice. But during our 10-month trip around South East Asia we discovered it’s actually very doable. We’ll tell you which dive destinations we’ve visited and give you tips on how to select the best dive spots that are fun for the whole family. Even with a toddler you can visit world-class dive sites! This … Read more

5 tips for successful city breaks with kids

Like all travel changes when you have kids, the same goes for city trips. Family city trips really aren’t the same as city trips for couples, especially when you have young kids. Regular breaks for food, play and relaxation are requirements for a fun city trip with kids. And you really shouldn’t leave your hotel or Airbnb apartment without a daypack full of snacks, baby wipes and your baby carrier. … Read more

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Crafty-Loving Traveler

Christmas is just around the corner, and you are going to have to think of gifts to give to your near and dear ones. In case of creative and wanderlusting family and friends, check out these great Christmas gift ideas which perfectly combine their passions for travel and crafts. If you love crafting yourself, think of how much fun you’ll have creating the perfect personalized handmade gifts. Our gift ideas … Read more

Best baby carrier: Manduca baby carrier review

FlipFlopGlobetrotters.com - blog: review manduca baby carrier - carrying our son in Tangkoko NPIf you search online, you’ll find many discussions about ‘the best’ baby carrier’. Manduca vs Ergobaby and Manduca vs Tula seem to be the biggest debates, although there are many other excellent baby carrier brands. We’ve found a baby carrier to be absolutely essential when traveling with young kids. There are even special lightweight travel baby carriers. Check out our Manduca baby carrier review below.

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The reality of traveling with a toddler, is it worth it?

FlipFlopGlobetrotters.com - Blog: traveling with an infant - family on motorbikeTraveling with kids, some bloggers display it as heaven on earth, some bloggers say it’s absolutely undoable to visit faraway destinations with kids. As with everything I guess the truth is somewhere in the middle. Yes, you can visit those exotic destinations and no, heaven on earth is not how I would describe travel with kids. Don’t get me wrong, we love love love traveling with our son, but it’s definitely not all glitters and glory. Some days I’d even go so far to say ‘no pain no gain’ is a lot better description! So what’s it really like to travel with an infant or a toddler?

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Top 10 tips for gluten-free travel with kids

With the holidays just around the corner, many are counting down the days to their long-awaited vacations. Traveling as a coeliac can be difficult and traveling with a child or children suffering from a gluten intolerance or allergy can be more so. But gluten-free travel is possible! Especially with these 10 tips for traveling with kids with coeliac disease. Luckily many travel destinations are becoming more and more familiar with … Read more

Top 10 children’s museums in the Netherlands

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Before I became a mother, I never knew there were so many cool children’s museums in The Netherlands. I have a huge list of kids’ museums I still want to go to with our toddler and we’ve already visited quite a few. Since we’re going to homeschool our little boy next year, museums are definitely top of mind. The top 10 list below is a combination of both museums we’ve … Read more

Iceland with kids – 9 fantastic things to do

When Travel-Wise contacted us about a guest post exchange, offering to write an article about family travel to Iceland, we jumped at the opportunity. We’ve never been there ourselves, but a family trip to Iceland has been on our bucket list for ages. And even more so after reading these great tips for visiting Iceland with kids! Iceland is not only one of the most breathtaking countries on the planet, … Read more