Travel with Kids Travel Articles

Family travel in this century doesn’t necessarily mean Disney World and Florida beaches. Learn why and how you might want to take your family on a round the world trip, making the world your kids’ classroom while going on the best field trip ever.

 
Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip
Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip What happens when your big idea, your plan for a grand adventure, is met with a, “Meh,” attitude by your children. Or worse, what do you do when they absolutely declare that they won’t go, that you’re ruining their lives and that they’d rather live with Grandma instead? Jenn Miller unpacks her toolkit for helping kids, from littles to teens, get on board and contribute to the family dream!
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Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel
Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel There are some commonalities that I’ve noticed among young people who are encouraged to flap their wings as early as they possibly can. There is something about the experience of having to take responsibility for yourself in the real world, struggle through hard things, and get way outside your comfort zone that causes an otherwise ordinary teen to do extraordinary things. So, what qualities do these kids share?
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You Can Travel After the Kids Are Gone
You Can Travel After the Kids Are Gone Travel is for twenty-somethings and retirees. Kids don't need the mind-expansion or exposure to things outside their little corner of the world. Keep them home; you can travel once they're gone.
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Sharing Travel With A New Generation
Sharing Travel With A New Generation A vocal advocate for the benefits of travel for young people, Jenni describes her top reasons for happily sharing her own travel experiences with "other people's children."
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10 Tips for Traveling with Babies
10 Tips for Traveling with Babies Are you staring down your first big trip with baby and shaking in your boots? Travel with infants can terrify even the most seasoned pre-kid travelers. Jenn Miller, mother and road warrior, shares her ten tips for success when traveling with young children, and a couple of horror stories as well.
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Why Raise an Indie Traveler?
Why Raise an Indie Traveler? Though bringing your child with you while traveling may seem like too much hassle, Jenn Molholt shows how it can teach you - and your child - to be a better traveler.
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Round the World Family Budget Planning
Round the World Family Budget Planning Starting to work out your budget for a family RTW journey? Start here! Jenn Miller talks costs and variables. Seven real traveling families share their budget numbers to help get you started!
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It’s Not What You Think: Long Term Family Travel
It’s Not What You Think: Long Term Family Travel Jenn Miller has a PhD in family travel earned from the University of Crazy Mamas Abroad. With four kids and nearly 30 countries across five continents under her belt, she's certified to tell it like it really is.
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In Defense of Multi-Generational Travel
In Defense of Multi-Generational Travel Jennifer Miller has been traveling since before she was born... sometimes with her parents, sometimes with her kids. When she's very lucky, with both at the same time. Multi-generational travel may not be easy, but it's very worth it. She'll give you three good reasons to dive into the deep end of the world and take your parents.
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Ecotourism for the Whole Family
Ecotourism for the Whole Family Many people assume that eco travel is for hippies and backpackers, but more and more families are jumping on the bandwagon. Christine Garvin shows five destinations that are great for families looking to reduce their carbon footprint.
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