Category: Family-Travel

Best Ways to Surprise Your Child with a Walt Disney World Vacation?

Our daughter on her way to the Cinderellas Royal Table Breakfast -

In less than a month my wife and I plan to surprise our 5-year-old daughter with a Walt Disney World vacation! Our little girl doesn’t know about the trip…

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Cheap Family Vacation Ideas

Cheap Family Vacations Tips 2012

Cheap family vacations don’t have to be nightmares of bad food, worse service and lumpy beds… and they don’t have to break the bank!

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Beards at Disney World? Can the Apocalypse be Far Behind?

Disneygeddon - Facial hair allowed at Disney for the first time!

The definitive harbinger of the impending Disneygeddon just arrived. On February 3rd, 2012, Disney Theme Park employees will be able to wear beards. I know! 😉

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Disney Dilemma: Best Disney World Hotel Options for Kids

Best Hotels for kids visiting Mickey & Minnie at Disney World

We’re planning our first family vacation with our daughter who will be 4 years old. How do you stay in the same room, and still do naps and sleep at night?

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Trapped on Disney’s Small World Ride

Disney Small World Dutch Doll Protest

I was five when Disney’s Small World ride broke down and I was trapped with those creepy little singing dolls for an eternity… or maybe 30 minutes. Read on…

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Location Location Location: Where Would You Like to Wake Up Tomorrow?

Travel Collage - London, San Francisco, Pisa, Seattle, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro

I love our house, but sometimes it’s so fixed. I rarely wake in the morning and find our home is not where it was when I went to sleep. But what if…?

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Have a Very Safe & Happy Independence Day

Watercolor of Original American Flag - Happy Independence Day!

Having grown up partly in other countries, it’s possible I have a slightly different perspective on our country, the United States, than other people might…

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Air Travel with Toddlers: Car-Seats & Diapers & Lovies, Oh My!

Over-stuffed bag - Packing for a family summer trip by plane

Summer’s approaching and many of us are thinking about a trip. If you have limited space to pack (air -vs- car trip) what do you bring? Please add your tips! 🙂

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The Pirates are Coming – To Scarborough Renaissance Festival


Have you ever been to a Renaissance Festival? Did you take kids? Did you and they enjoy it? I’m thinking of taking my family… and it’s Pirate Weekend! ARRRR!

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