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How I Saved $3590.40 on a Disney Cruise

Update March 2017: I actually found some more strategies that will save an additional $1968. Make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to learn how you can utilize these travel hacks. Happy Traveling! When I was in my 20's I used to scoff at people who took...

Airbnb vs VRBO: Pros and Cons

When you're planning a family getaway, you want the best experience for the best price. Vacation rentals are a great way to an immersive vacation - living more like a local and enjoying your surroundings. There are two popular companies that offer services to connect...

How to Find the Most Kid Friendly Airbnb

I'm not sure what we did before Airbnb. When you travel with kids hotels just don't offer the amenities you need. I stayed in Airbnb's that provide highchairs, cribs, baby gates, pack and plays, and best of all toys. Especially when you travel with you kids renting a...

The Only Toddler Travel Toys You Need to Pack

There's usually a great debate between veteran traveling families on the topic of toys. Should you bring them? Should you not? Should you just buy toys when you get there? I think for older kids bringing iPads or Kindles would be enough but it gets trickier when you...

3 Ways to Make Traveling With Kids Less Stressful

Ahh traveling with kids. It's a special experience that parents choose to go through. Well not exactly. It's something most parents have to do to visit relatives or friends. There are also the brave souls that travel with kids for fun, like yours truly. Although I...

101 Things To Do in Seattle With Kids

  What do you do when you have kids and you live in one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in America? Read on! Start the day off right at the famous Pike Place Market, and see all that it has to offer. Don’t miss the world-famous fish market, where fresh...

The 7 Best Things to Pack for a Disney Cruise

Packing for a trip with kids is an art in itself. Whether you're a cruise ship newbie or a veteran you know that cruise vacation requires a different packing strategy that normal vacations. Cabins tend to be smaller than the hotel room or Airbnb. A lot of cruise ships...

57 Best Audiobooks for Kids

These are the best most entertaining audiobooks we've listened to as a family. And we have listened to A LOT of audiobooks. I'm including only books that are part of a series because honestly those are the ones we enjoyed the most since we are able to follow the...

Travel Hack: Club Med Mexico for Half the Price

Even though we like to travel in a way that allows us to interact with the local flavors and don't usually stay in all inclusive resorts or do cruises, once in a while you just need a little break. Am I right? Nothing wrong with taking a break from the usual travels...

RV Roadtripping with Heather (Podcast)

RV Road Tripping with Heather on Homeschool Travel Connect (Scroll to the bottom to listen on this page) Hi, you are listening to Homeschool Travel Connect. This is a podcast all about homeschooling families who travel or living internationally. Today, I'm talking...

Kid Friendly Rentals in Lake Como, Italy

Italy is a wonderful place to travel with kids. Honestly, most rentals are kid friendly in Italy. Some of course, more than others. Lake Como is in the Northern part of Italy and it's a popular destination for vacationing European families. It hasn't been discovered...

How to Learn Spanish in 17 Days

Learning a language is something most of us want to do. Yet it's something we never get around to. We buy the Rosetta stone, listen to a few lessons and then stop. My theory is that we stop because: We see no progress We have no feedback Progress and feedback are...

Homeschooler Homeswap: A New Way to Travel

  Homeswaps have been around for a long time. Most people saw The Holiday and all the magic involved of leaving everything behind and living a different life for a couple of weeks. As parents, we need to be more careful about these types of things, and...

11 Things to Do in Northern Italy With Kids

My husband is an Italian citizen, so a trip to Italy has always been inevitable. Although we don't have any relatives living there right now, there's always a drive to show your kids the country of your heritage. We combined our trip to Italy with our trip to...

7 Tips for finding the Best Airbnb With Kids

So yesterday I wrote a post about the 7 things to keep in mind when searching for an Airbnb with kids. Families looking for an Airbnb will do well to keep these tips in mind on their search. As I mentioned previously Airbnb is a great option for parents for several...

How to Find the Best Airbnb With Kids

See an infographic of these tips here! I'm not sure if there has been a better travel innovation in the last few years than Airbnb. I can't imagine staying anywhere but Airbnb with kids. Airbnb for families seems kind of like a no-brainer. You can rent a place in a...

Things to Do With Kids in Switzerland

Now to the fun part (not that eating wasn't fun). I think Switzerland offers a lot of different things to do depending on what you like - there's something for the outdoorsy, the museum types, the urbanites, the young, the old, etc. you get my point. One of the best...

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