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

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

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 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

The 20 best travel gifts for kids

If like me, you sometimes struggle a bit to come up with original and fun gifts for your travel-loving family members or friends, don’t worry. I’ve done the work for you! This list of the 20 best travel gifts for kids offers you lots of inspiration. Great gift ideas for traveling children and travel inspired presents for kids and families that love travel and explore. Looking for travel presents for … Read more

Favorite children’s museums worldwide

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

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

Yes, you can still travel when you have kids!

Living on a sailboat in the Bahamas, zip lining in Cambodia, camping in the desert of Jordan, riding a motorbike across Vietnam… Lots of people seem to think that once they have kids travel to exotic and exciting destinations is a thing of the past. And while there’s nothing wrong with an all-inclusive package holiday (which depending on your kids’ character might be very challenging indeed), we still prefer some … Read more

Flying with infants and toddlers – 10 tried and tested tips

Our little boy has been on over 25 flights. That’s more than most people we know… and he’s only a toddler. He’s a proper little world traveler! On his first flight, he was only 3 months old. For him flying is as normal as taking a train or a bus. After 10 months of travel, 25 flights and 32.645 miles, it’s time to share some of our tried and tested … Read more

Best kid friendly places for lunch in Haarlem

We’re having a lot of fun rediscovering our hometown Haarlem. There’s so much to do and see! The second post in this series about fun things to do in Haarlem with kids is about kid-friendly cafes. Whether you are sightseeing in Haarlem for a day or staying here longer, it’s always good to know the best places to go for a coffee or lunch with your child. If you’re coming … Read more

Kids travel accessories – our top 5

When you search the internet you will find tons of kids travel accessories. From brightly colored suitcases and lightweight travel strollers to kids travel pillows and kids sunglasses. One even more expensive than the other. But we travel with a toddler who can’t carry his own luggage yet, got our stroller second hand, don’t need a travel pillow because he sleeps everywhere anyway and we’ve hardly used his sunglasses. So … Read more